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    Severe Covid may be caused by 'autoantibodies' - here is what that means

    Whether or not a person with COVID-19 develops severe disease depends a lot on how their immune system reacts to the coronavirus...

    By Rebecca Aicheler 17 Dec 2020

    #BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

    What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

    14 Dec 2020

    First phase complete on Entebbe research clinic

    The first phase of construction of a $1m research clinic in Entebbe has been completed...

    10 Dec 2020

    Social norms and poor services drive petty corruption in East Africa's health sector

    In East Africa, there are concerns over widespread petty corruption in some of the countries' health and medical services...

    By Saba Kassa, Claudia Baez Camargo & Jacopo Costa 7 Dec 2020

    Nigeria needs innovation and science investment to help control Covid-19

    Nigeria, like other African countries, wasn't spared from the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. To overcome this challenge, countries have been advised to keep testing, treating and isolating to reduce infections...

    By Christian Happi & Ifeyinwa Aniebo 28 Oct 2020

    Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

    Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

    African health research needs support: here's one programme that's working

    African countries bear a disproportionate burden of infectious and noncommunicable diseases. More than two thirds of people living with HIV are in sub-Saharan Africa...

    By Jude Igumbor 1 Sep 2020

    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

    In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

    What needs to happen for better cancer prevention and control in Kenya

    Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe are leading in new cancer cases in Africa. In 2018 Kenya was reported to have 47,887 new cancer cases (130 cases daily) and 32,987 deaths (90 daily)...

    By Gershim Asiki 3 Feb 2020

    Identifying aquatic plants with drones could be the key to reducing a parasitic infection in people

    For the majority of people on Earth, parasites are a fact of life. These organisms live inside the human body, causing debilitating or fatal diseases. Among the parasitic diseases, one of the very worst is schistosomiasis...

    By Chelsea L Wood 22 Jan 2020

    Africa's genetic material is still being misused

    Biodiversity - the variation in all living organisms - is one of Africa's richest assets. As a result, its genetic material is coveted by scientists, biotechnology companies and research institutes globally...

    By Keymanthri Moodley 9 Jan 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    Using nanomedicine to fight TB

    Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases. It's massive, it's tricky, and treatment can be exhausting (and toxic). But there may be new hope for TB treatment on the horizon: nanomedicine.

    By Nicklaus Kruger 6 Dec 2019

    Clinical trials underway for adult TB vaccine

    An ongoing clinical trial is underway to further evaluate a new tuberculosis (TB) vaccine candidate MTBVAC in an adult endemic population...

    21 Nov 2019

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