Medical research

Concerted action a key to COVID vaccine development

A new report commissioned by The Wellcome Trust has identified the factors that enabled vaccines for COVID-19 to be developed and authorized so quickly and effectively.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Targeted disease surveillance can help prevent the next pandemic

As more and more people around the world are getting vaccinated, one can almost hear the collective sigh of relief. But the next pandemic threat is likely already making its way through the population right now.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Resident wellness program lowers burnout risks for urology trainees

With heavy workloads and high professional and personal demands, medical residents in training - and those in urology residency programs—face a high risk of burnout. At one urology department, a wellness program designed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US records new high of over 200,000 COVID cases in 24 hours

The United States on Tuesday far exceeded its previous daily record of new COVID-19 cases, adding 201,961 cases in 24 hours, according to the tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Eliminating COVID-19: what the world can learn from NZ and Taiwan

Both Taiwan and New Zealand have successfully eliminated COVID-19 with world-leading pandemic responses. By taking a particularly proactive approach, Taiwan's response was probably the most effective and least disruptive ...