As long as humans encroach on nature, pandemics are inevitable — making it important to concentrate resources in areas where people and wildlife are linked.
La creciente invasión de entornos naturales a medida que aumenta la población mundial hace que la pregunta sea cuándo ocurrirá otra pandemia mortal, no si ocurrirá.
Human clinical trials are scheduled for a drug that could prevent some of the 100,000-plus deaths from snakebites worldwide each year. The same drug may also help people suffering from COVID-related acute respiratory distress.
El varespladib, un medicamento contra la mordedura de serpientes, tiene un efecto positivo en el síndrome de dificultad respiratoria aguda asociado con COVID-19.
Efforts are underway to bring to market a vaccine for valley fever, a fungal infection with COVID-like symptoms that occurs in the deserts of the Southwest. The illness is getting more attention as cases rise and a warming climate threatens to spread it through the West.