Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Post-monsoon fever outbreak kills over 100 in Indian state

Infections following monsoon rains have led to a fever outbreak in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing at least 114 people in the past three weeks, health officials said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Delta puts brakes on return to post-Covid normality

Nations across the globe hit new pandemic highs and reimposed COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday as G20 finance ministers meeting in Venice warned the economic recovery was threatened by variants and uneven vaccination campaigns.

Medical research

Potential vaccine to prevent deadly strep A infection

Using a novel technology Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers are closer to the development of a new vaccine aimed at preventing the deadly Streptococcus A (strep A), which kills more than 500,000 people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus mutations unlikely to mean stronger strain: experts

The coronavirus' constant mutation is unlikely to have changes its potency or its contagiousness, disease experts say, despite recent research suggesting the emergence of a more virulent strain.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers look to 'trap and zap' coronavirus

Rice University researchers plan to reconfigure their "trap and zap" wastewater-treatment technology to capture and deactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.


HPV vaccine is effective, safe 10 years after it's given

A decade of data on hundreds of boys and girls who received the HPV vaccine indicates the vaccine is safe and effective long term in protecting against the most virulent strains of the virus, researchers report.

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