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Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus from the WHO can be found here.
Since COVID-19, case numbers for flu, Strep A and RSV have increased. Some experts say pandemic lockdowns resulted in a drop in population-wide immunity.
After the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, leading organizations are working to ensure the world is better prepared for the next pandemic.
US employment: The US is gradually recovering from its COVID-19 job losses, but as this chart shows, leisure and hospitality and the public sector are both lagging behind.
Adar Poonawalla, chief executive of the Serum Institute of India (SII), has spoken about vaccine equity and global harmonization of regulatory standards at Davos 2023.
Climate change is making another pandemic likely — the question is not "if," but "when?" To prepare, the world needs a COP-level process for pandemic preparedness.
While the overall global outlook has deteriorated in 2023, there are variations between regions on the prospects of recession, according to economists.
These World Bank charts show the impact of 2022 on human development. The year will be remembered for war in Europe, inflation, and food and energy crises.
Omicron is the current variant of concern and its continued dominance can largely be explained by its increased capacity to spread between people.
Around 90% of people living with long COVID initially experienced only mild illness with COVID-19, according to a new study across multiple countries.
Around 52% of people who contract COVID suffer from sleep disturbances, often in the form of insomnia. Problems may persist even after recovery.
Top economy stories: Fed agrees to slow interest rates; COVID-19 hits China’s services sector; Eurozone business activity contracted less than initially thought.
The microbiome is made up of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi and viruses that live in the gut and significantly impact our health and wellbeing.