The fast spread of the highly infectious Delta variant underscores the need for faster identification of COVID-19 mutations. Uniting governments and medical communities in this challenge, the University of Oxford and Oracle’s Global Pathogen Analysis System (GPAS) is now being used by organizations on nearly every continent. Continue reading
When the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus a ‘global pandemic’ on 11 March 2020, governments across the world began restricting the movement of people through social distancing, introducing local and national lockdowns to help slow the spread of the virus. One major result of this reduction in mobility was a vast decline in many types of crime. Continue reading
A clear majority of Europeans (84%) are keen to have the office back in their lives, new research has found after a year of widespread homeworking instigated by COVID-19. Continue reading
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Today, Nestlé has teamed with with/n™, a new customized lifestyle app that helps you take control of your health and achieve personal wellness goals with motivational content, live coaching and custom nutrition plans. with/n™ delivers daily tips and other education to help users navigate the changing definitions of wellness. Read more
In the largest mobilization of private resources to protect Africa’s frontline health workers from COVID-19, a new 30+-member coalition today announced it has begun delivering nearly 60 million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to countries across sub-Saharan Africa in the initiative’s first round. Read more
Cells that undergo a near-death experience but refuse to die could be responsible for helping cancer spread in the body.
Globally 1.3 million people are killed on roads every year including 500 children daily.
Eating processed meat can lead to bowel cancer in humans and red meat is a likely cause of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
Tianjin, China China Central Television (CCTV) – Rubble, ruins and burning debris evidence the devastation left behind in the blast site after Wednesday’s massive explosions in north China’s port city Tianjin.