Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting dengue virus case numbers?

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in dramatic changes to human mobility, which has the potential to change the transmission dynamics of other infectious diseases. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

COVID could add to 2 million per year stillbirth toll: UN

Almost two million babies are stillborn every year—one every 16 seconds—the United Nations said Thursday, warning that the COVID-19 pandemic could add another 200,000 deaths to the "devastating" toll.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO reports new daily record in COVID-19 cases

The World Health Organization's COVID-19 dashboard showed Monday a new one-day record high had been reached at 307,930 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy travel linked to 1 in 4 first virus cases outside China: study

People who had visited Italy accounted for more than a quarter of the first reported cases of the new coronavirus outside China, according to a new study that found most initial infections were linked to just three countries.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indonesia posts record virus infections as restrictions eased

Indonesia posted a record number of coronavirus infections Wednesday, sparking calls from health experts for the world's fourth most populous country to slam the brakes on easing restrictions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Singapore approves anti-viral drug for COVID-19 patients

Singapore has approved the use of the anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat seriously ill coronavirus patients, authorities said Wednesday, becoming the latest country to do so.

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