WHO revises COVID-19 vaccine recommendations

The World Health Organisation says it wants to prioritise efforts on vaccinating those facing the greatest threat of severe disease and death from COVID-19.

Scientists closer to using quantum light in medicine

Physicists have built a device that allows them to measure the movement of single photons and could lead to advances in medical imaging and quantum computing.

China approves its first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

CSPC Pharmaceutical Group says Chinese authorities have approved its domestically developed mRNA vaccine against COVID-19.

WHO, advisers urge China to release all COVID data

China faces calls to release everything it knows about the origin of COVID-19 after an analysis provided a new clue in how the virus eventually reached humans.

FEATURE-From the US to Brazil, women evade abortion pill restrictions

When Maria discovered she was unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand in her home country of Malta, she knew she did not want a baby and would need to find a way to bypass the European island nation’s total abortion ban.

Vaccine-derived poliovirus found in Burundi, DR Congo

The World Health Organisation says cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus have been detected in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Actor Sam Neill reveals private blood cancer battle

Hollywood actor Sam Neill has revealed in a new memoir that he has been receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and is currently in remission.