Bacteria in Antarctica have been discovered with genes that give them natural antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance and have the potential to spread out of the polar regions, according to scientists in Chile.
The spread of COVID-19 in the Americas driven by the Omicron variant of the virus reached levels of transmission never before seen during the pandemic, with cases doubling to 6.1 million over the past week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on January 12.
The Covid-19 pandemic reduced life expectancy in 2020 by the largest amount since World War Two, according to a study published on Sept. 27 by Oxford University, with the life expectancy of American men dropping by more than two years.
Drugmakers Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna are expected to reap billions of dollars from Covid-19 booster shots in a market that could rival the $6 billion in annual sales for flu vaccines for years to come, analysts and healthcare investors say.
COVID-19 cases still surging in the Americas, the WHO warns BRASILIA (Reuters) – COVID-19 cases are still surging in the Americas, averaging 150,000 a day in last week, the World […]