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Mozambique elephants born without tusks, in “evolutionary response” to violent poachers

This means that while the helpless trait could be useful for elephants in the face of poachers, it could also explain lower than normal...

Covid-19 Has Changed Our Approach To Testing – Time To Boost Our Efforts With HIV Too

Recent figures from Public Health England show the UK is on track to meet UN targets of diagnosing 95% of people with HIV by...

New hope for patients as ‘exhausting’ treatment for drug-resistant TB may be reduced to six months

But a wave of research presented at the Union's virtual conference this week offered some hope for the future fight against TB. A study by...

A ‘worrying’ shortage of one billion syringes could affect the global deployment of the Covid vaccine next year

"We anticipate a shortage starting at the end of this year that could delay global immunization efforts," said Tara Herrick, senior manager of market...

Covid cases in Germany rise 70% as parts of Europe follow UK in winter crisis

There are 1,540 Covid patients in intensive care in Germany, up from 1,300 earlier this month. Of these, 850 are on ventilators; ...

Lack of Covid Sharing Is ‘Historic Moral Catastrophe’, Says Gordon Brown

"There is no better cause today than to act decisively now to bridge the unacceptable gap between the world's vaccine rich and poor," he...

Pakistan’s New ‘Miraculous’ Health Card System Provides Affordable Treatment to the Poor

Ishtiaq Ahmad has had heart problems for years, but with a security guard salary of just £ 72 a month, the chances of finding...

The food that can feed our most vulnerable is just below the surface

Water, the world's most precious resource, is worth at least double in the countries of the South for its role in preventing hunger and...

Covid vaccine makers blamed for ‘onerous’ contracts as dose donations dry up

National regulators are also an issue, as are supply chains. Pharmaceutical companies have fought back at the blame game, suggesting that many of...

UK aid cuts have hampered pandemic response in world’s poorest countries, report says

Cuts to the UK's aid budget have hampered government support for people in the world's poorest countries due to the pandemic, according to a...

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