Health and Safety
Safety is the first pillar of a good life for emergency professionals, rescuers and Fire Fighters. We are operating in a complex and hard environment. Risk prevention and improving working conditions are fundamental for better health and life.
Rapid Antigen Tests for COVID-19 Response. The Africa Union Commission, through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and partners, has released a new Guidance on the Use of Rapid Antigen Tests for COVID-19…
Viral Infections in UK: Viral infections are seasonal in the UK and circulate at higher levels in winter. The most common viral infection is that of the upper respiratory tract or the common cold.
Response to the COVID-19 pandemic: on 15 December 2020, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and Nursing Now collaborated on a webinar to share nurses’ experiences of working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria in the throes of a yellow fever epidemic. In early November 2020, positive samples for yellow fever were reported from five Nigerian states.
COVID-19 infection, Harvard is the protagonist of an interesting study on one of the issues of greatest concern for healthcare workers today: that relating to the evolution of infection in the respiratory tract, pneumonia above all.
Cholera outbreaks: climate data taken from Earth orbiting satellites, combined with machine learning techniques, are helping to better predict outbreaks of cholera and potentially save lives.
COG-UK, a UK government consortium, at the centre of interesting observations on the pandemic in the UK. COVID-19 mutations are described as 'impressive' by the UK COG-UK scientists who discovered 17 mutations of the Spike protein in the…
Rescue and Patient Care Techniques in UK. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2019, there has been a rapid adoption and advancement of digital health in hospitals.
COVID-19 reaches the human brain via the olfactory mucous membrane and then through relative innervation reaches the brain.
Pregnancy-related risks in Nigeria: it is bothersome to know that every Nigerian woman has a 1-in-22 lifetime risk of dying during pregnancy, child-birth, or after delivery. And also that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared…