While driving an electric car has fewer environmental impacts than gasoline-powered cars, the production of the parts necessary for these green technologies can have dire effects on human well-being.
An HIV rapid test. A new variant of the virus has been identified, according to researchers. Photo by Equality Michigan/Wikimedia Commons Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Researchers in the Netherlands have identified what they describe as a highly virulent variant of HIV that has been circulating in the European nation since the 1990s, they said in an… Continue reading Highly infectious variant of HIV identified in Netherlands, researchers say
Wouter Basson, the doctor who led Project Coast, an apartheid-era chemical and biological weapons programme that targeted the country’s black population, continues to practise medicine in a private clinic outside Cape Town. The revelation has hit South Africa hard. How many other doctors that have committed crimes like this one are still practicing medicine? I… Continue reading South Africa: ‘Dr Death’ discovered to still be practising medicine
"Where's the U.S. money going?"
The WHO has been trying to persuade Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech to join forces with its African tech transfer hub.