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The Sinovac COVID vaccine was revealed to be working at 50.4% efficacy by the Butantan Institute last month, but new data suggests that this could actually be 62%.
The WHO team in China have confirmed through their investigation that it is "extremely unlikely" the virus leaked from a lab in Wuhan.
Interim data from Phase 3 clinical trials show that Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is capable of a 91.6% efficacy against COVID-19.
Prime Minister Modi cut the internet in many districts where Indian farmers continue to protest agricultural reforms, which would enable corporate takeovers of small farms while lowering crop value.
Professor Dr Tineke Lambooy discusses why granting legal personhood to entities of nature could enable society to protect biodiversity for future generations.
Researchers have found that the Ganges River could be for depositing three billion microplastic particles into the Bay of Bengal daily - impacting 655 million people.
Researchers at the University of California found that climate change will move the tropical rain belt by 2100 - significantly impacting the food security of billions.
As new cases rise to 138, China begins a second COVID lockdown for certain regions - impacting a population of 22 million people, just as the WHO team arrives to study the virus.
The country has become the first in the world to approve the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, outside of China itself.
While long COVID is slowly becoming more understood, ordinary COVID-19 patients are experiencing lasting effects - scientists discovered that 76% of people have atleast one recurring symptom, six months after the original illness.
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) voices that, to effectively develop exciting new frontiers of science, they must first create supportive environments for young researchers to thrive.
The January 2021 edition of Open Access Government discusses global government policy issues, such as COVID-19, health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, economic development, agriculture, environment and energy.
Here, Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at National Taiwan University, discusses the energy and reservoir importance of the Sun-Moon Lake in Taiwan.
Timothy Kwok, Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, tells us about the Electronic Cognitive Screen (EC-Screen) that gives a brief and user-friendly digital cognitive test for the detection of dementia in older people.
Purple rice, generating genetic diversity, breeding-by-design, large-scale stabilised mutant collection, forward and reverse screening are all discussed here by Prof Dr Apichart Vanavichit from the Rice Science Center, Kasetsart University, Thailand.
Our climate is global and the challenge of preventing catastrophic environmental damage will require the cooperation of all nations - but is it too late to prevent climate change?
COVID-19 came from Wuhan, China, but the conditions that enabled the virus to jump from animal to human are not unique - so where could the next pandemic begin?
The impact of COVID in Myanmar can be measured in the vindictively fast onset of poverty - with one third of households earning no money for the month.
Scientists at the University of Exeter found that tropical peatland conservation can impact how animal diseases, like the bat-based COVID-19, transfers to human beings.
Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, China charts how to deal with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic, starting with a helpful global and regional overview.