Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World remains unprepared to face new pandemics: panel

Global reform efforts to better ward off new pandemic threats have been slow and fragmented, leaving the world as unprepared as when COVID-19 first surfaced, a report warned Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU says moving out of 'emergency mode' on COVID pandemic

EU officials said Wednesday the 27-nation bloc needed to keep focused on vaccination, testing and surveillance as it transitions out of the "acute" phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health

Pandemic redeployment caused stress to nurses: study

Many nurses who were redeployed to front line roles during the COVID-19 pandemic experienced stress and anxiety as a result—but were also highly motivated to provide the best possible care—according to a new study published ...

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COVID-19 awareness and preparedness among healthcare workers worldwide

A survey of healthcare workers in 57 countries found that while overall preparedness for and awareness of the COVID-19 pandemic were at levels deemed acceptable during the first wave, significant differences in these levels ...

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How to prevent another major pandemic

The world could have been much better prepared for COVID-19. So now we must ask: How well prepared are we going to be for the next pandemic?

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Scientist behind UK vaccine says next pandemic may be worse

One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal unless more money is devoted to research and preparations to fight emerging viral ...

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