Medical research

Research monkey shortage undermines US readiness, panel says

There's a shortage of monkeys available for medical research and the U.S. should expand its breeding programs rather than rely on international suppliers to solve it, an influential scientific advisory panel said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO sets out future COVID policy

The World Health Organization on Wednesday published its new strategy for fighting COVID-19, seeking to help countries move from emergency mode to a long-term prevention and control strategy.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keeping an eye on omicron variant XBB1.16

The World Health Organization recently named the SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant XBB1.16 a variant of interest to encourage tracking of this genetic variant of the pandemic coronavirus.

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