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COVID-19 boosted excess sale of antibiotics in India
COVID-19 boosted sales of antibiotics in India, with worrying consequences for drug resistance, say researchers.
Child vaccination rates fall to decade low amid pandemic
Millions of extra children missed out on measles, polio and meningitis jabs due to the pandemic - UN
Deadly COVID-19 Delta variant taking hold in Africa
Africa’s COVID-19 deaths could rise to 500,000 by October, experts say.
COVID-19 spike in Indonesia begs faster vaccinations
A quicker vaccine rollout is imperative as COVID-19 cases surge in Indonesia, say experts.
Africa ‘tech hub’ aims to fill COVID-19 vaccine gap
Africa could start producing COVID-19 vaccines in 2022 at a technology transfer hub planned for South Africa.
Guinea declares Ebola epidemic over
Guinea’s Ebola outbreak ends with only 23 cases reported since February, as experts hail lessons learned.
Antibiotics ‘valley of death’ bridged by local link-ups
Biotechs face potential ruin as they attempt to develop new antibiotics, says the Access to Medicine Foundation.
Rising heat-related deaths linked to global warming
Study shows how heat-related deaths are increasingly attributable to global warming.