The study in Zambia's capital city challenges the common belief that Africa somehow "dodged" the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~7 min
Good breeding conditions mean millions of people are now threatened in the Horn of Africa and Yemen.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Researchers have developed a free, open-source toolkit that allows laboratories in developing countries to produce their own tools for COVID-19 research and
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
Millions of miles of fences crisscross the Earth's surface. They divide ecosystems and affect wild species in ways that often are harmful, but are virtually unstudied.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~10 min
Preserving wildlife corridors between protected areas could help maintain genetic connections between African elephant populations, researchers report.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
‘Spill-over’ effects show hidden value of prioritising education of poorest children and marginalised girls
International development projects that target the education of the world’s very poorest children and marginalised girls also significantly improve other young
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
By unlocking the full potential of rhino ovaries, we hope to produce enough eggs to revive the northern white rhino in the wild.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~6 min
The international forum “Global Perspectives on COVID-19,” co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School, cited the importance of strong, coordinated government response as a key to stopping the novel coronavirus’ spread.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
More dengue fever and less malaria – mosquito control strategies may need to shift as Africa heats up
A warming climate may change the types of viruses that thrive. A new report suggests that the threat of malaria may be replaced by dengue, for which there is no treatment and no cure.
Sept. 9, 2020 • ~5 min
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) failure and drug resistance are extremely common in patients living with HIV who are admitted to hospital in Malawi, according to
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~5 min