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How are viruses and diseases classified, and what does this mean?

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An early misconception with COVID-19  was that it was just ‘like the flu’ virus. The symptoms are alike but as we now know the diseases are completely...

Data inundation: is it useful to compare countries?

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Grace Dean discusses why we shouldn't always take statistics at face value, especially when comparing global COVID-19 rates....

The WHO Press Conference: 15th April 2020

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The 24 hours leading up to the WHO press conference on 15th April had been a rather dramatic set. Not only had global cases of COVID-19 surpassed 2 million, but the US President...

Three new cases of Ebola confirmed in DRC

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54 days since the last confirmed case was reported, three new cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been announced....

WHO press conference

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Grace Dean reports on a WHO COVID-19 press conference....

The coronavirus declared a pandemic by the WHO

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Amanda Goh reports on the latest about the global outbreak...

‘Global epidemic’ of childhood inactivity

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Phil Etchells on the new age epidemic that is hitting the young population...

Are we headed towards a post-antibiotic era?

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Are our ''magic bullets' against infections about to become obsolete? ...