Zika virus

AI set to transform healthcare

Nafisa Akabor

High-perfoming computers can analyse huge swaths of health data accurately and quickly


'We've been forgotten': Brazil's Zika generation

Eugenia Logiuratto

Between November 2015 and May 2018, Brazil's health ministry registered more than 3 000 cases linked to Zika infections during pregnancy


​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs

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The UFS now has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research Chairs


Tedros aims to turn the WHO around

Mercedes Sayagues

Good things are being said about the World Health Organisation since Ethiopia’s man came on board


Viruses, vaccines and superbugs: The biggest health stories of 2016

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

This year wasn’t pretty but from its ashes may rise important scientific advances that could change the course of history.