Poorer nations may be left behind as wealthy nations, accounting for just 14 percent of the global population, have pre-ordered just over half of the vaccine doses expected to be produced.
A childhood vaccine may help prevent severe Covid-19 infections, while cigarette smoke increases the risk of contracting the virus, according to the latest study.
For over a decade, doctors have been testing whether the cheap, all-in-one combo pills could help prevent heart and cardiovascular disease and death.
A study by the National Registry of Exonerations finds Black Americans are slightly more likely than whites to be victims of police or prosecutorial misconduct leading to false convictions, especially in drug cases.
Sweden has adopted a more liberal strategy during the coronavirus pandemic, keeping most schools, restaurants, bars and businesses open while much of Europe hunkered down behind closed doors.
New report, which shows black and Asian people in England more likely to die from Covid-19, was not accompanied by specific government advice for those populations.
University of Bonn researchers put a town’s number of known deaths from Covid-19 relative to the larger estimate of local people with a prior infection — as indicated by antibody tests — and applied the rate of 0.37 percent to countrywide deaths.
A sobering Covid-19 study prompted Britain to shut down social life in the country and ordered the most vulnerable to isolate for 12 weeks, ramping up the battle against the coronavirus outbreak as it accelerates towards its peak.
Researchers at Hacettepe University in Turkey's capital Ankara hope that their testing and analysis of 12,000 human skeletons will give them insights into human life going as far back as 10,400 BC.
With richer nations enjoying an increasingly comfortable, sedentary lifestyle, the study says a third of women and a quarter of men worldwide are in the firing line for killer conditions unless they up their physical activity.
A new study on Alzheimer's disease says that there is a way of screening people for early intervention and it all lies in the way we use words when we speak.
A new study reveals that people with vascular cognitive impairment who walk three hours per week for six months show signs of improved brain function.
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