Track & trace – why the hesitation?

Track & trace – why the hesitation?

Track and trace tools have long been effective in managing outbreaks. So why the hesitation with the Covid-19 pandemic? Turkey's Ministry of Health has a long standing history of tracing diseases since the Republic was formed in 1922. As a...

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Precision medicine investor returns

Precision medicine investor returns

Svante Paabo and Hugo Zeberg (German researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) released a study in Nature on 30 Sept. 2020 indicating that individuals with genes inherited from Neanderthals are involved in some of the most...

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Now healthcare and technology are becoming increasingly intertwined, will this lead to a successful vaccine?

Now healthcare and technology are becoming increasingly intertwined, will this lead to a successful vaccine?

Soo Aleman, a researcher and physician at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, released a study on 29 June 2020 that showed that individuals who had been infected by SARS-CoV-2 either did not develop any antibodies or if they...

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What can ants and bees teach us about containing disease

What can ants and bees teach us about containing disease

Nathalie Stroeymeyt, a senior lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol, drew parallels from the guides to social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic and how ants behave in a recent research study. The research was...

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