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UNICEF will work with over 350 airlines and freight companies to deliver nearly 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries next year.
AstraZeneca's vaccine for COVID-19 could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects. The vaccine can also be refrigerated, rather than frozen.
For COVID-19 vaccines, individuals, governments and regulators will need to think through safety, efficacy and equitability concerns, write three health experts.
By 2050, AMR could cause 10 million deaths annually. It's vital that governing bodies help to incentivize the industry, writes AMR expert Thomas Cueni.
Pfizer said its two-dose vaccine, BNT162b2, was consistently effective across different ages and ethnic groups, well-tolerated and that side effects were mostly mild to moderate.
The video platform said it would now ban any content with claims about COVID-19 vaccines that contradict consensus from local health authorities or the World Health Organization.
Around the world, scientists have more credibility than the government, the media or business leaders, according to the Pew Research Center.
The loss of biodiversity means the world is losing plants with the potential to act as food, fuel and medicine.
When severely ill COVID-19 patients are treated with corticosteroids such as dexamethasone, their survival rates increase according to the World Health Organization.
Current COVID-19 social distancing rules are too rigid and need to reflect real-life risks better, say Oxford and MIT researchers, who say airflow is also a major factor in dispersing inf...
This miniature robot was successful in puncturing a mock retinal vein, only about twice the thickness of a human hair, without causing damage.
The World Health Organization and other groups, such as Gavi and CEPI want to make 2 billion doses of vaccine available for the globe’s poorest by late 2021.
Precision medicine is playing a key role in understanding COVID-19. Here's how gene testing and gene editing are accelerating the future of healthcare.
Personalized medicine can play a big role in shaping a new healthcare model in MENA based on disease prevention - and this could bring significant benefits.
Genomics is emerging as a key source of data in healthcare. The benefits could be enormous, but we need to have a public debate about the risks and rewards.