Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

An eco-friendly toxic cocktail could be a new weapon against malaria

Mosquitoes can and do feed on HMBPP-supplemented beetroot juice. This is the findings of a study at Stockholm University. HMBPP is a metabolite which is produced by Malaria parasite, Plasmodium. The researchers have shown ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SalivaDirect: What you need to know about the new COVID-19 test

As businesses and schools tentatively reopen amid an ongoing pandemic, scientists at the Yale School of Public Health have developed a new method to determine whether someone has COVID-19. The method, known as SalivaDirect, ...

Vaccination

Brazil state signs deal to make Russian vaccine

The Brazilian state of Parana signed a deal Wednesday to test and produce Russia's new coronavirus vaccine, though officials stressed they would have to be sure of its safety and effectiveness first.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Johnson vows new UK virus tracing strategy will be ready by June

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday the country will have 25,000 virus tracing staff recruited by June so the country can "make progress" in its strategy to keep easing the nationwide lockdown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poorer countries face big risks in easing virus restrictions

As some wealthier Western nations begin easing coronavirus restrictions, many developing countries, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, want to do it too, but they cannot afford the luxury of any missteps.

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