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Russia tells WHO it has detected first case of avian flu strain in humans

21 Feb, 2021 | 22:08h | UTC

Russia tells WHO it has detected first case of avian flu strain in humans – CNN

See also: Bird flu: Russia detects first case of H5N8 bird flu in humans – BBC AND Russia reports world’s first case of human infection with H5N8 bird flu – Reuters

 


WHO announces updates on new molecular assays for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistance

21 Feb, 2021 | 22:05h | UTC

News release: WHO announces updates on new molecular assays for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistance – World Health Organization

Publication: Update on the use of nucleic acid amplification tests to detect TB and drug-resistant TB: rapid communication – World Health Organization

 


The Lancet Commission on Global Eye Health: Vision Beyond 2020

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:38h | UTC

Global Eye Health: vision beyond 2020 – The Lancet Global Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO launches consolidated guidelines for malaria

17 Feb, 2021 | 01:27h | UTC

WHO launches consolidated guidelines for malaria – World Health Organization

Online Platform: WHO Guidelines for malaria

 


Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution is associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction mortality

12 Feb, 2021 | 01:51h | UTC

Short-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Mortality From Myocardial Infarction – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Commentaries: Acute Exposure to Air Pollution Can Trigger MI-Related Death – TCTMD AND Does Short-Term Air-Pollution Exposure Increase MI Mortality? – American College of Cardiology

 


Near-equivalence in oncology: Generating evidence to support alternative cost-effective treatments

11 Feb, 2021 | 02:02h | UTC

Near-Equivalence: Generating Evidence to Support Alternative Cost-Effective Treatments – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Report: The state of the world’s antibiotics report in 2021

7 Feb, 2021 | 20:49h | UTC

The State of the World’s Antibiotics Report in 2021 – The Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Commentary: Report highlights lack of progress against antimicrobial resistance – CIDRAP

 


Global cancer statistics 2020: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries

7 Feb, 2021 | 20:47h | UTC

Global cancer statistics 2020: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Commentaries: Breast cancer tops lung cancer as most diagnosed cancer in the world, new report says – CNN AND Breast Cancer Tops Lung Cancer for No. 1 Diagnosis Worldwide – Diagnostic Imaging

Related: Breast cancer now most common form of cancer: WHO taking action – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Abstract Only] Nationwide cohort study in Sweden shows HPV vaccination linked to reduced risk of invasive cervical cancer

1 Oct, 2020 | 08:56h | UTC

HPV Vaccination and the Risk of Invasive Cervical Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine

News Release: HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer – Karolinska Institutet

 


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