Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

PPE and pestilence: The origins of medical masks

A mysterious and deadly disease rips through the population causing a fearful public to adopt hastily-made masks as experts debate how best to slow the spread of infection.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Senegal engineering students fight virus with inventions

Senegalese engineering students are throwing themselves at the West African state's growing coronavirus problem with inventions such as automatic sanitiser dispensers and medical robots.

Oncology & Cancer

A new approach to averting inflammation caused by COVID-19

Severe COVID-19 illness can result in excessive inflammation throughout the body, including the lungs, heart and brain. University of Minnesota Twin Cities student Molly Gilligan recently published an article in the journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How Spain's free taxis helped battle the virus

In Madrid's deserted streets with paying customers scarce, taxi drivers running doctors from house-to-house or taking the sick to hospital have become an essential service, their free rides helping frontline medics fight ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany relaxes lockdown for playgrounds, churches and zoos

German authorities agreed Thursday to reopen playgrounds, churches and cultural institutions such as museums and zoos that have been shuttered because of the coronavirus pandemic, but postponed a decision on whether to relax ...

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