Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Politicians 'underestimated' virus threat: EU chief

Political leaders "underestimated" the magnitude of the danger posed by the coronavirus, the president of the European Commission admitted Wednesday, as the EU shut its borders.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic increasingly takes over daily lives, roils markets

The coronavirus pandemic has taken over daily lives around the globe, overwhelming hospitals, shuttering schools and offices, halting U.S. presidential campaign rallies and world sports while increasing fears about the financial ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global experts study promising drugs, vaccines for new virus

The World Health Organization convened outside experts Tuesday to try to speed the development of tests, treatments and vaccines against the new coronavirus, as doctors on the front lines experiment on patients with various ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying won't be curbed until we figure out what fuels it

In October 2019, a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old were charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of Devan Bracci-Selvey, who died in his mother's arms outside his southern Ontario high school. In response, provincial ...

Health

Health progress threatened by neglect of gender

The Sustainable Development Goals offer the prospect of ensuring healthy lives for the world's population by 2030. But this ambition will not be realised without eliminating gender inequality and changing society's attitudes ...

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