WHO stresses vaccines as flu season ramps up, COVID lurks

An elderly man sits at the "Viktualienmarkt" daily food market, during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Munich, Germany, March 18, 2020. (ANDREAS GEBERT / REUTERS) COPENHAGEN – Vaccination continues to be one of the most effective tools in combating both influenza and COVID-19, and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe […]

Uganda urges vigilance as Ebola cases in capital city rise to 5

This colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) obtained March 24, 2014 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. (HANDOUT / CDC / CYNTHIA GOLDSMITH / AFP) KAMPALA – Uganda's Ministry of Health on Sunday urged the public to remain vigilant as […]

Report: Trump administration impeded federal response to COVID-19

Medical workers treat patients in the COVID-19 ward at the US Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare system campus and medical center in West Roxbury, Massachusetts on Jan 11, 2022. (JOSEPH PREZIOSO / AFP) WASHINGTON – A US congressional panel released a new report on Monday detailing efforts by the Trump administration to politicize federal […]