Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biden names FEMA, CDC officials to head monkeypox response

President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New turning point? More countries easing COVID restrictions

Late-night disco partying. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Mask-free bearing of faces in public, especially in Europe and North America: Bit by bit, many countries that have been hard-hit by the coronavirus are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Social media useful tool in pandemic contact tracing

It will soon be two years since the World Health Organisation declared that COVID-19 had reached pandemic status. In that time, millions have died from the disease and many more than that have been infected, some suffering ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More variants but delta still dominates

A new variant of COVID-19 detected in South Africa known as B.1.1.529 has caused flight bans and a scramble to determine vaccine efficacy.

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