The typhoid conjugate vaccine becomes the latest introduced in Liberia – the first African country to do so – and authorities are planning to vaccinate millions of children.
Upon analyzing some 4,000 samples of blood plasma, researchers have discovered that the human body goes through three shifts during its lifetime, and this newfound tool can help health professional better tackle age-related diseases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated that sleeping sickness is no longer a public health problem in Côte d’Ivoire, and the illness is on its way to being completely eradicated by 2030.
The World Health Organization approved an HIV drug re-dosed and adapted for infants from one month old and onwards in order to give the best chance of survival to children afflicted with the disease.
A team of scientists based in Singapore created an organic and antibacterial gel bandage from discarded natural products, thus adopting a waste-to-resource approach that benefits patients and the environment alike.
A new form of 3D technology developed by the American multinational technology company Microsoft has made its way in operating rooms, and it could potentially become a useful tool to train future surgeons.
Following concerted efforts from the Egyptian authorities to eradicate Hepatitis C on its territory, the risk to catch the virus went from 7% in 2018 to only 2% in 2021.
The distribution of millions of mosquito nets across the African continent has countered the lack of malaria prevention programs and treatments due to the corona pandemic, thus avoiding the doubling of deaths as predicted by the World Health Organization.
Following years of commitment and hard work from government, organizations and communities alike, El Salvador become the first Central American country to be officially malaria-free.
A group of volunteers living in Boston, United States, are dedicating some of their time to take appointments for people who want to get a corona vaccine shot but were defeated by the difficult, long and arduous task.