Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Health

  • The next global health pandemic could easily erupt in your backyard 02 Jun 2020 08:31 Beijing News We know the virus that causes COVID-19 is linked to very similar viruses in bats, possibly passed to humans via an intermediate species such as pangolins. The chance of a similar pandemic breaking out in Australia might seem far-fetched. But in fact, we …
  • A health catastrophe is brewing in Africa – and it’s not Covid-19 02 Jun 2020 08:29 News Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo haven’t been vaccinated against measles this year. Polio is making a comeback in Nigeria. In Cameroon, where malaria is rampant, a state-run programme switched to phone consultations after half of its staff was …
  • World facing biggest crisis since world wars: PM 02 Jun 2020 02:43 India Tribune Bengaluru, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the world is facing its biggest crisis since the two world wars amid the Covid pandemic. He was addressing a Bengaluru varsity”s silver jubilee celebration on Monday. “Like the world changed …
  • Hashtag Medicine: Medical Twitter Confronts Racism Head On 02 Jun 2020 01:55 Medscape In the aftermath of George Floyd's death and the resulting protests, many prominent physician groups are taking to social media to shine a spotlight on racism as a public health issue. "The AAFP opposes all forms of institutional racism and …
  • Spotlight: Americas tormented by COVID-19, "still a killer virus" 02 Jun 2020 08:30 Beijing News BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- COVID-19 has not changed either in its transmissibility or severity so far, still plaguing many parts of the world, notably the Americas. More than 6 million confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported to the World Health …