Anthony Fauci – Wikipedia

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin Anthony Stephen Fauci (/ˈfaʊtʃi/; born December 24, 1940) is an American physician-scientist and immunologist who serves as the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the chief medical advisor to the president. As a physician with the National Institutes of Health (NIH),…

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Global Spread of the Highly Pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza Virus Is a Serious Public Health Concern

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin The emergence and global spread of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus (AIV), a pathogen that has caused continuous and ongoing outbreaks with massive mortality in both wild and farmed birds across Eurasia and Africa throughout 2020, represents a considerable public health concern — particularly considering the…

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SABS has a new standard for hand sanitisers – including a list of banned ingredients

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin Alcohol-based hand sanitisers which require approval by the South African Bureau of Standards will need to meet a host of new requirements. These new standards apply to liquids, gels, foams, and aerosols. The minimum allowable concentration of alcohol has been sat at 70%, if ethanol, isopropanol, or n-propanol…

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New lockdown rules | You can now call a plumber, electrician or someone to fix your roof | Fin24

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin Under new rules announced on Thursday South Africans will be able to call out for emergency repair workers such as electricians and plumbers, for the remainder of the extended lockdown period. The amended regulations govern the 14-day extended lockdown period announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last week to…

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What is the deadly Nipah virus? | Health24

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin The Nipah virus outbreak in southern India this week has claimed 12 lives to date.According to the World Health Organization the virus is “a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans. The natural host of the virus are fruit bats of the pteropodidae…

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Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it as we do for war

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin The next deadly disease that will cause a global pandemic is coming, Bill Gates said on Friday at a discussion of epidemics. We’re not ready. An illness like the pandemic 1918 influenza could kill 30 million people within six months, Gates said, adding that the next disease might…

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