Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global travellers vulnerable to drug-resistant bacteria: study

International travelers are particularly vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria—often picking up several different types during a trip through spending time in the company of other tourists, a new study ...


Scalable representation of time in the hippocampus

Hippocampal time cells can encode specific moments of organized experiences in time to support hippocampal functions of episodic memory. But little is known about the reorganization of time cells during timely changes of ...


EU divided over 'vaccine passports'

EU countries are increasingly looking at using proof of COVID-19 inoculation as a "vaccine passport" but the idea is divisive.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada to require negative COVID test at land border Feb 15

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that starting next week any nonessential traveler arriving in Canada by land will need to show a negative PCR-based COVID-19 test or face a fine if they don't have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Austria warns against travel to Tyrol, eases virus curbs

Austria on Monday issued a warning against travel to its Tyrol province amid concerns over cases of a coronavirus variant first discovered in South Africa, even as the country eased its third lockdown by reopening schools, ...


Sweden, Denmark to develop digital vaccine 'passports'

Sweden on Thursday announced it would start the development of digital vaccine certificates, to be used for travel and potentially more, following a similar move by Denmark a day earlier.

Oncology & Cancer

WHO says virus 'catastrophic' for cancer care in Europe

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a "catastrophic" impact on cancer treatment, the World Health Organization's European branch warned on Thursday, with cancer services disrupted in a third of countries in the region.

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