HIV & AIDS

How inequality drives HIV in adolescent girls and young women

Despite the advances that have been made against HIV, the world has 37 million people living with HIV. And 680,000 people died from AIDS-related causes in 2020. While the prevention of mother to child transmission, and provision ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portugal probes local transmission of omicron at soccer team

Portuguese health authorities on Monday identified 13 cases of the omicron coronavirus variant among members of a professional soccer club and were investigating whether it was one of the first reported cases of local transmission ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia reports 3rd case of omicron COVID-19 variant

Australian authorities announced on Monday a third case of the omicron COVID-19 variant as government leaders reconsidered plans to relax border restrictions this week.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many governments rushed to close their borders even as scientists cautioned that it's not clear if the new variant ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In omicron hot spot, somber mood as S Africa faces variant

The overcast, drizzly skies match the somber mood at the Tshwane University of Technology, a hot spot in South Africa's latest surge of COVID-19 cases, apparently driven by the new omicron variant that is leading countries ...

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