Access to medicines is a basic human right. Yet nearly two billion people experience shortages or lack of essential medicines and medical supplies. This means
With the conversation about COVID-19 shifting to herd immunity and mass vaccination, it’s still helpful to reflect on how some countries handled the pandemic. COVID-19
As many have contracted covid-19 and fully recovered, another concerning question is if covid-19 will cause long-term damage? This question remains unclear due to the
COVID-19 is not just a respiratory disease, it affects a multitude of other organs. Beyond common cold symptoms, it can impact the heart, gastrointestinal system
What does an mRNA vaccine contain?The active ingredient is mRNA which is contained in liposomes (fat vesicles). The genetic material (mRNA) will transcribe part of
Mosquito-borne diseases affect almost 700 million people each year. These diseases can be deadly, especially in places where access to medicine or healthcare is limited.
The year 2020 started with the buzz of a new disease in town, now known to everybody as COVID-19. Give or take, the year has
Research into the development of a malaria vaccine has been in the works for decades, but why have we still not developed a viable vaccine?
One traditional vaccine strategy is to use weakened viruses to induce a protective immune response. A more recent approach is a viral vector platform whereby
No vaccine has yet been created for COVID-19, but one treatment has been gaining more and more attention in the fight against this disease: passive