Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden passes 10,000 virus deaths

Sweden on Thursday said it had passed 10,000 deaths associated with COVID-19, as it reported a record number of 351 deaths in a day.

Medical research

Risk assessment and prevention of breast cancer

One woman in eight develops breast cancer during her lifetime in the Western world and although mammography screening reduces mortality by early detection, approximately one fourth of the women who develop breast cancer are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden blocks travel from Denmark over virus fears

Sweden on Monday announced it was barring travellers from neighbouring Denmark after a new mutation of the coronavirus, first seen in the UK, was reported in the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New strain of COVID-19 is driving South Africa's resurgence

South Africa has announced that a new variant of the COVID-19 virus is driving the country's current resurgence of the disease, which is seeing higher numbers of confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tension between awareness and fatigue shapes COVID-19 spread

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, two human factors are battling it out: awareness of the virus's severe consequences and fatigue from nine months of pandemic precautions. The results of that battle can be seen in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Africa begins return to tougher lockdown measures

South Africa has begun a return to tougher lockdown restrictions for COVID-19 hotspots as it experiences a resurgence of new coronavirus infections, with more than 4,400 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence low in U.S. from July to Sept. 2020

(HealthDay)—Most people in the United States did not have detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies as of September 2020, according to a study published online Nov. 24 in JAMA Internal ...

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