Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Africa to impose 21-day lockdown to curb coronavirus

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday announced a three-week national lockdown to contain the spread of the deadly new coronavirus which has affected more than 400 people and ordered the military to enforce the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain seeks NATO help as virus death toll touches 2,700

Spain's armed forces on Tuesday asked NATO for humanitarian assistance to fight the novel coronavirus as the national death toll touched 2,700 and infections soared towards 40,000.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain virus toll passes 4,000 but death rate slows

Spain's coronavirus toll surged above 4,000 Thursday but the increase in both fatalities and infections slowed, raising hopes that a drastic lockdown was starting to curb the epidemic's spread.

Medical economics

National health spending expected to increase through 2028

(HealthDay)—National health expenditures are projected to increase at an average annual rate of 5.4 percent for 2019 to 2028, representing almost 20 percent of U.S. gross domestic product by 2028, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus forcing parents to skip kids' vaccinations: UNICEF

The novel coronavirus pandemic that has forced billions of people across the globe to stay home is making parents skip routine immunisations for their kids, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF warned Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poland tightens anti-virus measures

Poland on Tuesday followed neighbouring Germany in banning public gatherings of more than two people and also restricted freedom of movement in order to fight the spread of the coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus tips: 7 lessons we can learn from hockey

Canadians often see hockey as a metaphor for life. Hockey's cliché-littered locker room may offer some wisdom as we collectively deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Let's take a few of hockey's time-worn aphorisms ...

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