SA Health & Medicine Vol 3 Issue 4

Health & Medicine

Volume 3, Issue 4

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Flu Has Disappeared for More Than a Year

Mask wearing, social distancing and other steps to stop COVID-19 have also curtailed influenza

After COVID-19 Successes, Researchers Push to Develop mRNA Vaccines for Other Diseases

mRNA vaccines are now in the limelight as a key tool for tackling COVID-19, but the technology was originally developed for other diseases, such as cancer, that researchers are now hoping to treat

Six Months of COVID Vaccines: What 1.7 Billion Doses Have Taught Scientists

At a pivotal moment in the pandemic, Nature explores key questions about the vaccines that countries are racing to deliver while viral variants spread around the globe


From the Editor
Aging's True Tactics
Biomedical Research Falls Short at Factoring in Sex and Gender
We're Overlooking a Major Culprit in the Opioid Crisis
Why Monoclonal Antibody COVID Therapies Have Not Lived Up to Expectations
As the Pandemic Wanes, Sexually Transmitted Infections Are Likely to Rise
Humans Could Live up to 150 Years, New Research Suggests
Mix-and-Match COVID Vaccines Trigger Potent Immune Response
Injection of Light-Sensitive Proteins Restores Blind Man's Vision
Why Deadly 'Black Fungus' Is Ravaging COVID Patients in India
Limit on Lab-Grown Human Embryos Dropped by Stem Cell Body