In the US, New York has so far borne the brunt of the corona crisis. And it’s not only hospitals that are struggling. With another 560 dead, the state now accounts for nearly half of all virus-related fatalities in the country.
Six months have passed since SARS-CoV-2 became known worldwide. Since then, researchers have found out much about the virus and made progress in combating it. Here are the most important points.
Schools in parts of sub-Saharan Africa will remain closed because of a hike in coronavirus cases, further crippling already-fragile education systems on the continent. Those that have opened risk new viral infections.
Africa's population is the fastest-growing in the world. Yet sexual and reproductive health and rights are being neglected amid the pandemic with dire consequences, says Evelyn Samba on World Population Day (July 11th).
Vitamin D plays a role in almost all processes in our body. Now, one study says that a lack of vitamin D could also worsen the spread of COVID-19. Can this be?
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