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South Africa: Study Shows a Huge Burden of Undiagnosed Disease in a Rural South African District

June 27, 2021
South Africa’s massive effort over the years to test and treat people for HIV has drastically improved public health. But in that process, other diseases that are highly prevalent may have been neglected. The country has been reporting lower rates HIV-related deaths. But more South Africans are presenting with noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes and

Africa: New Study Reveals the Origin of African Jackals

June 4, 2021
Dr Alberto Valenciano, a former researcher from the University of Cape Town (UCT), is the lead author on new research that has found the origin of some of the most emblematic groups of African carnivorous mammals: jackals. Dr Valenciano was joined by an international group of researchers, including Dr Romala Govender from UCT’s Department of

Africa: Study shows vaccine nationalism could cost rich countries US$4.5 trillion

January 25, 2021
Paris — New comprehensive economic modelling shows advanced economies stand to lose trillions of dollars through vaccine nationalism – more than previously thoughtEconomic benefits of funding multilateral efforts to ensure equitable access to vaccines dwarf the costsAdvanced economies with international linkages have the most to gain from global collaboration on vaccine access and distribution A

More polluted areas have higher spread of COVID-19, study says

November 14, 2020
COVID-19 spreads at higher rates in regions in the U.S. where people are exposed to the worst pollution, a new study says. Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis found that the quality of the environment appears to be a strong indicator that cases will increase more quickly in a region, according to a report

Newborns not likely to contract COVID-19 in the hospital, study says

November 11, 2020
Newborns are very unlikely to contract the coronavirus while hospitalized, according to a new study. Researchers in the United Kingdom found just 66 cases of COVID-19 in newborns among 10,000 births at hospitals from March 1 through April 30, according to the study published in The Lancet medical journal. “Neonatal SARS-CoV-2 infection is uncommon in

Books Study in 2016 #17: Black Reconstruction in The USA by W.E.B. Du Bois “The most remarkable drama in the ultimate thousand years…

March 12, 2017
Books Examine in 2016 #17: Black Reconstruction in The USA by W.E.B. Du Bois “The most awesome drama in the ultimate thousand years of human historical past is the transportation of ten million human beings out of the dark great thing about their mom continent into the brand new-found Eldorado of the West. They descended into
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