Tag: malaria

Dengue May Double the Risk of Symptomatic COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In a surprising study from the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian scientists found...

Malaria Resistant to Artemisinin Emerging in Africa

A new study shows disturbing evidence that malaria is becoming resistant to artemisinin, a drug critical for treatment in Africa. Although artemisinin resistance has long...

Bringing Traditional Healing Under the Microscope in South Africa

Traditional healer and national coordinator of the Traditional Healers Organisation (THO) of South Africa, Phephisile Maseko, treats patients with a mix of cannabis and other...

Tuberculosis: ‘The biggest monster’ is spreading globally. And it is not the Coronavirus

By Apoorva Mandavilli It begins with a mild fever and malaise, followed by a painful cough and shortness of breath. The infection prospers in crowds,...

Studies: Hydroxychloroquine Useless Against COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Two new studies are the latest in a series to...