Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Visualizing regional indicators for better decision making

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe, it is fast becoming clear that no one is exempt from its disruptive effects. IIASA researchers are working to visualize key demographic and socioeconomic information to help ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modeling social distancing's impact

Millions of Americans confined to their homes to help curb the spread of novel coronavirus infections (COVID-19) have a pressing question on their minds: "How long does social distancing need to last?"

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Can S. Korea be a model for virus-hit countries?

A rapid surge in coronavirus cases saw South Korea become one of the world's worst-affected countries outside China, but it has since cut infection rates significantly and has one of the lowest fatality rates anywhere.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK opens probe into website advertising virus 'cure'

British officials said Monday they had opened a probe into an illegal website claiming to sell a cure for the novel coronavirus, which came to light during an AFP fact-checking investigation.

Health

Be wary of online probiotic health-benefit claims

The public should be wary of searching for probiotic information online as most webpages originate from unreliable sources and the health-benefit claims are often not supported by robust scientific evidence.

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