Covid-19 pandemic could increase child mortality in Cambodia by 35 per cent, report warns

Covid-19 pandemic could increase child mortality in Cambodia by 35 per cent, report warns

Lenio Capsakis, Head of Health Policy at Save the Children, said: “This pandemic could reverse many of the gains we’ve seen over the past decade in child and maternal survival. The  health – and, in some cases, the lives – of millions of children are on the line. “Budgets are tightening, essential services including critical routine vaccinations […]
the long-term severe effects of Covid-19 that can go on for months

the long-term severe effects of Covid-19 that can go on for months

In terms of the long-term impact of the virus on the body, Prof Bolton said there is some awareness of longer-term scarring on the lungs. “We are aware that in a small proportion of patients there may have been some persistent scarring and that is different. There are...
AstraZeneca plans to ship Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in September

AstraZeneca plans to ship Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in September

AstraZeneca plans to ship its first deliveries of the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in September after it received more than $1bn (£820m) from a US government agency to boost development of the medicine.  The drugs maker said it had reached agreements for at least 400...