Health

“Infodemic” risks that put COVID-19 vaccines at risk: WHO

PARIS: Already in February, with the rapid spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a warning about an “infodemic”, a wave of false news and disinformation about the new deadly disease on social networks average. Now, with hopes suspended on COVID-19 vaccines, WHO and experts …

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Researchers use fluorescent nanosensors to track down bacteria

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.November 25, 2020 Researchers from Bochum, Göttingen, Duisburg and Cologne have developed a new method for detecting bacteria and infections. They use fluorescent nanosensors to track down pathogens faster and easier than established methods. A team led by Professor Sebastian Kruβ, formerly at the University of …

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“Every step counts,” WHO presents its new guide to exercise

Most people around the world do not get enough exercise, a situation made worse by the pandemic coronavirusWHO said Thursday, urging every person, regardless of their physical abilities, to move more. “Being physically active is vital for health and well-being, it can give years to life and life to years” …

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