Tag Archives: Viruses

04Jun/20

Reuters Virtual Newsmaker with Dr. William Haseltine

As nations around the world begin to wind down restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters will be joined by scientist, businessman and philanthropist Dr. William A. Haseltine—a pioneer in the fights against HIV/AIDS and cancer—for a Newsmaker discussion on COVID-19, the race for a vaccine and the pandemic’s impact on the future of public health. Continue reading

09Oct/17

New molecule eliminates HIV reservoirs with ‘kick and kill’ approach

Researchers may have finally found a way to eliminate the HIV reservoirs that often remain hidden in the body. Continue reading

13Jun/15

Fewer people visit shopping centres in Seoul amid MERS outbreak

South Koreans stay away from public places in capital Seoul as the number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) cases continues to rise in the county.

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18May/15

WHO sets up $100 million fund to deal with future crises like Ebola

WHO admits it failed to respond adequately to the Ebola virus and sets up a $100 million dollar fund to be better prepared next time.

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23Feb/15

North Korea, running scared from Ebola, bans foreigners from marathon

An agency specialising in North Korean tours says that North Korea has banned foreign runners from participating in an international marathon scheduled to be held in Pyongyang this April, citing fears about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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