Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge

Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn't see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More than 5% of Britons have had SARS-CoV-2: study

Between five and six percent of Britain's population had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 by the last third of April, according to a new study from the University of St Andrews.

Health

Lack of doctors breeds deep resentment in rural France

The small town of Montargis is only 100 kilometres south of Paris, but for many of its inhabitants it might as well be on the dark side of the moon when it comes to seeing a doctor or a dentist.