The COVAX Humanitarian Buffer has made its first delivery, sending over a million doses to Iran for Afghan refugees in the country. But what is the Buffer and why is it so important?
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COVID-19 will remain uncontrolled in many countries unless coordinated action is taken, warn scientists. SDGs progress was already lagging before the pandemic. Inequities in all sectors must be addressed to avoid worst-case scenario. UN urged to…
A new Lancet Public Health study suggests the long-term impact of severe COVID-19 infections might not be limited to the physical symptoms of Long COVID.
For this year’s International Women’s Day VaccinesWork spoke to four women from across the globe who are leading the response to the pandemic.
When it comes to COVID-19, no-one is safe until everyone is safe. A new study suggests vaccinating countries that haven’t had good access to vaccines so faris necessary to stop the virus continuing to evolve into new, potentially deadlier,…
Countries should be prepared for a surge in heart problems, suggests the most comprehensive study on COVID-19 and cardiovascular risk to date.
Emerging research is shedding light on why some people are more likely to develop persistent symptoms after catching COVID-19 than others.
A descendent of the Omicron variant called BA.2 could be more contagious, but it doesn’t appear to cause more severe COVID-19 disease.
With more than half of all Europeans predicted to be infected with COVID-19 in the next two months, and perceptions of it being mild, it might be tempting to think it’s better to get the infection over with. Here’s why that is a dangerous game to…
As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, here’s what you need to know about its symptoms.
Reports that the Omicron variant may be associated with milder symptoms increase the need for vigilance and infection control.
Years before Michael Essien began his extraordinary Premier League football career, he was a barefoot kid in small-town Ghana, scoring between goalposts made of stacked rocks. Like millions of other children in the world’s endemic zones, young…
The variant was first detected in Botswana and contains a high number of mutations associated with increased immune evasion.