Monthly Archives: December 2020

SARS-CoV-2 Variants

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has had a major impact on human health globally; infecting a large number of people; causing severe disease and associated long-term health sequelae; resulting in death and excess mortality, especially among older and vulnerable populations; interrupting routine healthcare services; disruptions to travel, trade, education and many other societal […]

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Yellow fever – Senegal

From October to December 2020, a total of seven confirmed cases of yellow fever (YF) have been reported from four health districts in three regions in Senegal. …read more

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Yellow fever – Guinea

Between 6 November and 15 December 2020, 52 suspected cases of yellow fever (YF), including 14 …read more

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2020 Research Highlights — Human Health Advances

NIH accomplishments in disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment include Covid-19 vaccines and treatments, better diagnosis of prostate cancer, and methods for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. …read more

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2020 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Findings

NIH findings with potential for enhancing human health include new approaches to Covid-19, a universal mosquito vaccine, and advances in restoring vision. …read more

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