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Leaders of 23 countries back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

GENEVA/BRUSSELS – Leaders of 23 countries and the World Health Organization on Tuesday backed drawing up an international treaty that would help deal with future health emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic by tightening rules on sharing information. The idea of such a treaty, also aimed at ensuring universal and equitable access to vaccines, medicines and… Read More »

It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »

Wealthy nations have ‘failed’ developing countries battling coronavirus, UN chief says

Saying “we are at the breaking point,” the United Nations secretary-general has made a sweeping call to end the global inequalities that have been further exposed by the coronavirus pandemic. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who delivered the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Saturday, said about the virus: “It is exposing fallacies and falsehoods everywhere: The lie… Read More »

National Ice Cream Day 2020: From Italian Ice to Ice Cream Pie, 5 Types of Popular Ice Creams Loved Across Countries

National Ice Cream is celebrated in the United States on third Thursday in July every year. National Ice Cream 2020 falls on July 19. The day was initiated by former American President Ronald Reagan. July also marks National Ice Cream Month in the US and the celebrations originated by Joint resolution 298 in US Senate… Read More »