Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sickle cell and COVID-19: A risky mix of two diseases

UdeM's Stéphanie Forté and co-researchers in Canada and Brazil have shown how people with sickle cell disease or sickle cell trait have a higher chance of dying from COVID-19 than the general population.

Medical economics

New study links hospital privatization to worse patient care

A new review has concluded that hospitals that are privatized typically deliver worse quality care after converting from public ownership. The study, led by University of Oxford researchers, has been published today in The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 rapid tests: How good are they?

The COVID-19 pandemic marked the first time in the history of pandemics where self-testing was used as an essential component of a widespread public infection control and prevention strategy. Nearly four years into the pandemic, ...

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