Can poor mental health reduce your chance of surviving COVID infection?

Depression People who are vaccinated against COVID-19 who have a history of certain mental health conditions have been found to be at greater risk of breakthrough infection, a study found. As vaccines are not 100 per cent effective at preventing infection, a “breakthrough infection” is when a fully vaccinated person becomes infected and is more … Continue reading Can poor mental health reduce your chance of surviving COVID infection?

Everything you should know about snake bites

Animal bites are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.Worldwide, up to five million people are bitten by snakes every year; the majority in Africa and South-East Asia.Prompt medical treatment with appropriate antivenom is required for poisonous snake bites.Dog bites account for tens of millions of injuries annually; the highest risk is among children.Rabies … Continue reading Everything you should know about snake bites