Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Send vaccines where people want and need them: Developing nations

According to a new study co-authored by Yale's Mushfiq Mobarak and Saad Omer, COVID-19 vaccine acceptance is significantly higher in low- and middle-income countries than wealthy ones. The results suggest that prioritizing ...

Vaccination

Australia could become voice for global vaccine equality

An expert from The Australian National University (ANU) is urging Australia to support international calls at the World Trade Organization for pharmaceutical giants to not only waive intellectual property protections for ...

Vaccination

Pfizer-BioNTech pledge 2B doses to less wealthy nations

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German company BioNTech pledged Friday to deliver 2 billion doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to middle- and low-income countries over the next 18 months, amid international calls ...

Vaccination

UN urges more vaccines for Africa, with only 2 percent now

The U.N. Security Council called for accelerated availability of coronavirus vaccines for Africa on Wednesday, expressing concern that the continent has received only about 2% of all doses administered globally.

Pediatrics

New innovation successfully treats neonatal hypothermia

Neonatal hypothermia—which occurs when an infant's core body temperature falls below the normal range needed to maintain health—contributes to approximately one million deaths each year, and countless cases of stunted ...

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