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
The WHO has been trying to persuade Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech to join forces with its African tech transfer hub.
Explanations for exactly why inequality remains such a dogged feature of modern economies remain scant. For Chatterjee, this is because of a “lack of focus and analysis of wealth inequality in contemporary economics – and the social forces that maintain it – as the central pillar of understanding pervasive economic inequality”.
The driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa, Namibia has been inhabited since early times by the San, Damara and Nama people.