Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada needs a better detection system for respiratory pathogens

Canada needs a better infectious disease surveillance system to detect emerging respiratory pathogens that includes waste-water testing, population-based testing and genomics, according to an analysis published in Canadian ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: COVID cases drop everywhere, but pandemic not over

The number of new coronavirus cases fell everywhere in the world last week by about 12%, according to the World Health Organization's latest weekly review of the pandemic issued Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Africa 'must step up surveillance' to curb monkeypox

African governments must focus on investing in their surveillance systems and strengthening preparedness to curb the rapid spread of infectious diseases like monkeypox, experts have said.

Immunology

Discovery of an innate immunological memory in the intestine

The innate immune system plays a crucial role in regulating host-microbe interactions, and especially in providing protection against pathogens that invade the mucosa. Using an intestinal infection model, scientists from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic to endemic: Is a new normal near?

(HealthDay)—It has begun to feel like a pandemic that will never end, but public health experts now say the Omicron variant may be ushering in a "new normal," where COVID-19 becomes an endemic, but manageable, disease.

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