Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mostly virus-free Kauai hit by pandemic after travel resumes

On Hawaii's rural island of Kauai, where sprawling white sand beaches and dramatic seaside mountains attract visitors from around the world, local residents spent the first seven months of the pandemic sheltered from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two Swiss care homes hit by virus outbreaks

Ninety people have tested positive for COVID-19 and eight have died in two care homes in central Switzerland in two of the largest outbreaks seen in retirement facilities, local authorities said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia urges against marmot hunt over plague fears

Russian authorities have warned residents of regions near Mongolia against hunting marmots but stressed there was no risk of bubonic plague spreading across the country.

Health

Indigenous status going under-reported in Aussie hospitals

Inaccurate recording of Indigenous status in hospital administrative datasets can influence health service decision-making and adversely affect outcomes for patients, according to the authors of a research letter published ...

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