Vaccination

Chile approves Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Chile on Wednesday became the latest country to give emergency approval to China's CoronaVac vaccine as it battles the coronavirus epidemic which has claimed more than 17,500 lives in the country to date.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poor gut health connected to severe COVID-19, new review shows

People infected with COVID-19 experience a wide range of symptoms and severities, the most commonly reported including high fevers and respiratory problems. However, autopsy and other studies have also revealed that the infection ...

Overweight & Obesity

Higher BMI does not prevent bloodstream infections

It's a paradox that has puzzled epidemiologists for a long time. Why do some studies suggest that a higher body mass index (BMI) can end up "protecting" against bloodstream infections?

Health

The best foods for brain health

It's easy to see the connection between an unhealthy diet and an expanding waistline. The connection between food and brain health can be harder to get your mind around.

Vaccination

Mexico signs deal for 34.4 million Pfizer vaccines

Mexico said it signed an agreement Wednesday with US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to buy 34.4 million vaccines against the coronavirus, with a first batch due to arrive this month.

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