Experts warn Spain is losing the 2nd round in virus fight

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Not two months after battling back the coronavirus, Spain’s hospitals are beginning to see patients struggling to breathe returning to their wards. The deplo...

How The Lancet backed Beijing and lost all credibility

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The Lancet is one of the oldest and most reputable medical journals in the world, but as the world tackles what is arguably the biggest global health crisis of its 197-...

Virus-linked hunger tied to 10,000 child deaths each month

HOUNDE, Burkina Faso (AP) — The lean season is coming for Burkina Faso’s children. And this time, the long wait for the harvest is bringing a hunger more ferocious than most have ever known. ...

Sex workers lack food for taking HIV drugs during COVID-19

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV. ...

The Lancet Neurology publishes positive results of AFFiRiS' Phase 1 trial with PD01A in Parkinson’s disease patients

Repeated immunisation with PD01A is safe and well-tolerated over an extended time periodActive immunisation with PD01A resulted in a substantial aSyn-specific antibody response and memory effectThis...

Concerns mount about two studies on drugs for coronavirus

Concerns are mounting about studies in two influential medical journals on drugs used in people with coronavirus, including one that led multiple countries to stop testing a malaria pill. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s move to quit WHO cites flawed facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spread a number of false and misleading claims about the World Health Organization in announcing his decision to cut U.S. ties with the agency over the coronav...

Cyprus curtails use of chloroquine over side-effect concerns

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Thursday advised doctors to curtail the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine on some COVID-19 patients amid renewed concerns that the drugs could...

Taiwan finds Trump's 'miracle cure' ineffective against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Tuesday (26) that clinical trials of an anti-malarial drug Trump had touted as a "miracle cure" ...

Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — As the white van approached Perfect Love Street, one by one chatting neighbors fell silent, covered their mouths and noses and scattered. Men in full body suits...

UN trial for virus therapies pauses testing on Trump's drug

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the malaria drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking — from its global s...

Big study casts more doubt on malaria drugs for coronavirus

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and heart rhythm problems in a new study of nearly 100,000 patien...

Actual coronavirus cases in China up to 4 times higher than official numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a quarter-million people may have actually been infected with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in China — four times the official figures, according to a Hong K...

China imposes restrictions on coronavirus research publication

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China seeks to push the narrative that COVID-19 may not have originated in Wuhan, the country's censorship apparatus is kicking into high gear once again with new r...

FACT CHECK: Trump pitches drug not approved for coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pitching a medicine for COVID-19 sufferers that science has not concluded is effective or safe for their use. “Take it,” he said of the drug. ...