For the first time, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a list of bacteria threatening to turn once easily-treatable infections into serial killers
PARIS, France (Feb. 28, 2017) — The UN’s health agency urged governments, scientists and pharma companies Monday, February 27, to create new drugs to tackle 12 antibiotics-resistant supergerms threatening an explosion of incurable disease. Continue reading UN wants new drugs against 12 supergerms→
A man has ‘undetectable’ levels of the virus after undergoing a trial treatment developed by scientists from 5 of the United Kingdom’s top universities
MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 3, 2016) — Is the world one step closer to a cure for HIV? British scientists believe so, after a report Sunday, October 2, of a man reportedly testing negative after undergoing a trial treatment in the United Kingdom. Continue reading New HIV treatment a step closer to cure→
The statistical analysis of a Zika outbreak in French Polynesia in 2013-14 that spread to 2/3 of the population is the most rigorous attempt yet to quantify the risk of microcephaly
PARIS, France (Mar. 16, 2016) — A woman infected by the Zika virus during the first 3 months of pregnancy faces a one-in-100 chance her child will suffer severe brain damage, according to a study released Wednesday, March 16.
Research funders will require scientists to share interim as well as final data as rapidly and widely as possible
PARIS, France (Feb. 11, 2016) — Top research institutions, funders and publishers said Wednesday, February 10, they would make all scientific findings on the Zika virus assailing Latin America available speedily, and free.