The rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine is “highly efficacious” in preventing the disease, shows clinical trial in Guinea.
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Spiders from East Africa and Malaysia devour disease-transmitting mosquitoes and could help control malaria.
The advice to expand treatment beyond vulnerable groups follows studies showing the benefits of early intervention.
Hear Ameenah Gurib-Fakim explain why scientists should tap local knowledge for development solutions.
Just US$300 million a year would greatly improve drug delivery for neglected tropical diseases, says coalition.
Millions suffer mental health problems, but you wouldn’t know it from the draft goals, says Jagannath Lamichhane.
The drug alters infected red blood cells so the body should filter them from the bloodstream, shows study.
But despite rise in testing, many patients carry on buying inappropriate medication, finds Ugandan trial.
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This audio feature examines evidence that an antiretroviral pill may protect homosexual men at risk of infection.
This audio slideshow visits Sri Lanka’s resilient healthcare system ten years after the natural disaster.
Only about a third of pledged funding has been paid since the WHO declared an emergency, says analysis.
The foundation aims to look less at technology and more at delivery to target polio and other diseases.
Shortage of clean fresh water deemed greatest global risk in terms of impact in World Economic Forum report.