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Africa lost many lives to other diseases than COVID-19

As COVID-19 surges globally and leave fear and panic in its wake, global efforts are underway to find a cure. Yet, the same level of response is lacking for several other infectious diseases that kill millions annually. These kinds of…

Coronavirus: What you need to know

The spread of China’s coronavirus, which has infected tens of thousands of people across dozens of countries, may have started with something simple – a person buying food for dinner at an outdoor market. Over the weekend, the outbreak…

Are sugary drinks causing cancer?

Sugary drinks - including fruit juice and fizzy pop - may increase the risk of cancer, French scientists say. The link was suggested by a study, published in the British Medical Journal, that followed more than 100,000 people for five…