Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 variant maintains threat: WHO

COVID-19 remains a threat as a virus variant has been spreading steadily around the globe, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia is in a new COVID wave. What can be expected this time?

Australia is now into its next COVID wave. We've seen hints of this for a while. Case numbers and indicators of severe disease began rising in Victoria in August. But it has taken several months for a consistent pattern to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to expect for the flu, RSV and COVID-19 respiratory season

Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and COVID-19 are all part of the seasonal respiratory virus lineup. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the upcoming fall and winter are expected ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns of 'concerning' COVID trends ahead of winter

The World Health Organization on Wednesday warned of "concerning trends" for COVID-19 ahead of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, calling for increased vaccinations and surveillance.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global COVID cases up 80% as new subvariant rises

The number of new COVID-19 cases reported worldwide rose by 80 percent in the last month, the World Health Organization said on Friday, days after designating a new "variant of interest".


Preventing weight gain: Yo-yo no-go zones for Australians

There's no doubt that Aussies love a good celebration. We're all in when it comes to the weekend, and most of us can't go past a Christmas celebration without a little bit of overindulging. But all this comes at a cost, and ...

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Northern Hemisphere

Coordinates: 45°0′0″N 0°0′0″E / 45°N 0°E / 45; 0

The Northern Hemisphere is the half of a planet that is north of the equator—the word hemisphere literally means 'half sphere'. It is also that half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator. Earth's northern hemisphere contains most of its land area and most of its human population (about 90%).

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