‘Racist, colonial mentality’: WHO chief slams suggestion to use Africa as testing ground for Covid-19 vaccine

The suggestion by two French medical experts to test coronavirus vaccines in Africa is racist, appalling and a relic of colonial mentality, head of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said. … Read More >‘Racist, colonial mentality’: WHO chief slams suggestion to use Africa as testing ground for Covid-19 vaccine

Magic bullet for Covid-19? Scientists look to century-old plasma treatment, but there are some big ‘BUTS’

As the world seeks a Covid-19 panacea, treating patients with plasma harvested from those who have recovered from the virus is being touted as a possible cure – but big challenges still remain, scientists say. … Read More >Magic bullet for Covid-19? Scientists look to century-old plasma treatment, but there are some big ‘BUTS’

‘Covid-19 could be seasonal’: Fauci warns coronavirus is likely to return in ‘CYCLES’, stresses need for vaccine

Even if the US and other nations battling Covid-19 succeed in beating it back, the illness may return in yearly cycles, warned Anthony Fauci, a top expert on the US coronavirus task force, urging for the fast rollout of a vaccine. … Read More >‘Covid-19 could be seasonal’: Fauci warns coronavirus is likely to return in ‘CYCLES’, stresses need for vaccine