Pediatrics

'Troubling care' in the NICU

In neonatal intensive care units (NICU) across the country, a variety of professionals work together for a single goal: to care for babies who need treatment and help get them out of the unit and on to living happy, healthy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Restrictions tightened, but no new virus lockdown in Belgium

Belgian Prime minister Alexander De Croo stopped short Friday of imposing another full lockdown, as the country did in March, but introduced a series of new restrictive measures as the number of COVID-19-related hospital ...

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

At UN, India vows to help produce virus vaccine for world

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to help the world produce and deliver potential coronavirus vaccines while making no mention Saturday of the heavy toll the pandemic has taken on his own country, where the enormous ...

Vaccination

Mexico joins WHO coronavirus vaccine plan

Mexico, which has one of the world's highest COVID-19 death tolls, announced Friday that it was joining a WHO-backed program to facilitate poor countries' access to coronavirus vaccines.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New virus cases in Moscow climb to June levels

New coronavirus cases in Moscow on Thursday reached their highest level since late June, raising fears of a new wave in the country with the fourth-largest number of infections worldwide.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Britain to impose new virus curbs as WHO issues grim warning

The British government announced fresh steps on Tuesday to try to stop a coronavirus surge in England, as the World Health Organization warned that new cases worldwide soared to record levels last week.

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