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(Reuters) - In the world’s largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh, filmmaker Mohammed Arafat has been making public safety videos to warn about the dangers of coronavirus.
African nations fighting the novel coronavirus face a foe as stealthy and dangerous as the microbe itself: misinformation and apathy, fuelled by deep distrust of government.
WASHINGTON (AP): Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, just might work for Covid-19, too: using blood donated from patients who’ve recovered.
APIA, Samoa (Reuters) - Just a few months ago, the Pacific island nation of Samoa was in the grip of a deadly measles epidemic.
After the Covid-19 outbreak began to disrupt lives and activity in Singapore late in January, Conceicao Edwin Philip keeps himself ready to rush to hospital at a moment’s notice, if summoned.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - After a coronavirus outbreak began to disrupt lives and activity in Singapore late in January, Conceicao Edwin Philip keeps himself ready to rush to hospital at a moment's notice, if summoned.
As Malaysia progresses, are we failing our children? The country's worsening Infant Mortality Rate, a global indicator of child health, seems to indicate so.
No one has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus in Alabama, but unfounded social-media rumours run so wild that the state public health department assigned a staffer to stamp them out.
Researchers simulate the spread of fake news and harmful advice to see how it can affect our health.
LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigerian authorities have been in touch with around 100 people who may have been exposed to an Italian man who is the country's first coronavirus patient, the Lagos state health commissioner said on Sunday.