Life & Health

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Life & Health

GSK says key trial data shows its RSV vaccine is ‘truly exceptional’

GSK says key trial data shows its RSV vaccine is ‘truly exceptional’

Global Affairs

Nobel medicine prize goes to explorer of ancient DNA

Nobel medicine prize goes to explorer of ancient DNA

Life & Health

WHO ‘strongly advises against’ use of 2 COVID treatments

WHO ‘strongly advises against’ use of 2 COVID treatments
Life & Health

CanSino’s inhaled COVID-19 vaccine gets emergency use approval in China

CanSino’s inhaled COVID-19 vaccine gets emergency use approval in China

US & Canada

US FDA authorizes 2 COVID-19 boosters targeted at Omicron subvariants

US FDA authorizes 2 COVID-19 boosters targeted at Omicron subvariants
Global Affairs

WHO reports more than 41,000 cases of monkeypox globally

WHO reports more than 41,000 cases of monkeypox globally

Life & Health

First synthetic embryos: The scientific breakthrough raises serious ethical question

First synthetic embryos: The scientific breakthrough raises serious ethical question
Life & Health

EXPLAINER: Why has polio been found in London, New York and Jerusalem, and how dangerous is it?

EXPLAINER: Why has polio been found in London, New York and Jerusalem, and how dangerous is it?

Life & Health

What is this new Langya virus? Do we need to be worried?

What is this new Langya virus? Do we need to be worried?
Life & Health

SARS-related coronaviruses infect around 66,000 people a year in Southeast Asia

SARS-related coronaviruses infect around 66,000 people a year in Southeast Asia