Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospitals overwhelmed in Senegal's capital as virus surges

Senegal's health ministry said Monday that hospitals in the capital Dakar were "close to saturation" due to a surge in COVID-19 patients, with overworked medical personnel facing burnout.

Medical economics

Patients of color less likely to get specialist care

(HealthDay)—People of color are consistently less likely to see medical specialists than white patients are, a new U.S. study finds, highlighting yet another disparity in the nation's health care system.

Health

Study shows cancer misinformation common on social media sites

A new study published online today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reports that one third of the most popular cancer treatment articles on social media contain misinformation. Further, the vast majority of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus'

India recorded more than 45,000 cases of the deadly "black fungus" over the last two months, the health ministry said, as a nationwide outbreak sweeps through COVID-19 patients.

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