Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong’

Coronavirus: First two patients injected in UK vaccine trial

It might be a little too early to start celebrating our freedom from the current lockdown. However, the first human trial in Europe of a Covid-19 vaccine has begun in Oxford. Initially, two volunteers were injected and were the first out of more than 800 recruited for the study. The study will have half the…

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What is SpaceX’s Starlink constellation network?

It has been said that Elon Musk is the real-life version of Tony Stark (Ironman) and SpaceX’s Starlink might be further proof of that. If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few years you are probably aware that Elon Musk, the founder of PayPal, founded SpaceX in 2011. SpaceX is a…

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Can Hydroxychloroquine treat COVID-19?

Clinical trials have begun, around the world, to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults hospitalised with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). What is Hydroxychloroquine? Hydroxychloroquine is a prescription drug. It comes as an oral tablet. Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. It’s also available in a generic version.…

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Make Remote Working a Breeze during Covid-19

As Covid-19 spreads, remote working, be it from home or elsewhere is becoming the norm for workers today. With over 723,389 infected with the virus as of end March 2020, companies are doing their part and shutting their doors to reduce the spread of infections. However, remote working might take some getting used to, especially…

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9 Digital Health Responses For Global COVID-19 Response

According to the last global tally of coronavirus infections around March 13, 2020, global coronavirus infections exceed 120,000 confirmed cases in 119 countries, with over 4.300 deaths from COVID-19. There are also more than 66,500 people who have fully recovered from this disease. There is a list of digital health solutions that could be used…

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How Digital Technology Can Enhance Mental Health

Mental health has become an increasingly important issue in recent times. The World Health Organisation expects that by 2030 depression will have become the largest healthcare burden, costing $6 trillion globally. That is roughly equivalent to the total global healthcare expenditure in 2012. Several media and academic sources have discussed the growing power of social…

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Ten tips to reduce risk of infections

Ten tips for reducing your risk of infections With the global spread of COVID-19, people are becoming acutely aware of their own health and susceptibility to infections. Maintaining a strong immune system is key to preventing repeated infections. The good news is that simple lifestyle changes can make a significant difference to your ability to…

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