Medications

Drugs bill warning over US/UK trade deal

The NHS would spend billions of pounds more on drugs if it had to pay US prices following a US/UK trade deal. According to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Harvard Medical School, and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reducing the risk of animal viruses jumping to humans

SARS-CoV-2 is not the first deadly virus to have jumped from an animal to humans, but it is the first to have swept the globe at such speed and scale. Cambridge zoologists Bill Sutherland and Silviu Petrovan warn that we ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preventing the next pandemic

Thus far, COVID-19 has cost at least $2.6 trillion and may cost ten times this amount. It is the largest global pandemic in 100 years. Six months after emerging, it has killed over 600,000 people and is having a major impact ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dubai holds first 'real life' conference after shutdown

"Don't touch the screen!" warned an organiser as participants attempted to print their badges, via barcodes sent to their phones, at Dubai's first "real life" business conference since the coronavirus shutdown hit in March.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NYC takes 'biggest step' in reopening after virus crisis

New York City ventured into a crucial stage of reopening as stores let people in Monday, offices brought workers back, restaurants seated customers outdoors and residents both welcomed and worried about rebounding from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Singapore opens gyms, dining out as China outbreak steadies

Singaporeans can wine and dine at restaurants, work out at the gym and socialize with no more than five people at a time as of Friday, when the city-state removed most of its pandemic lockdown restrictions.

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