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‘We have nothing’: treating Covid-19 in Papua New Guinea’s broken health system

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In a country where nurses are forced to use rice packets as gloves and laundry detergent as disinfectant, treating coronavirus has been an enormously difficult task. Pacific editor Kate Lyons recommends this article a...

Chimpanzees observed treating wounds of others, using crushed insects

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For humans, the first instinct would be to disinfect it and then cover it with a bandage. But chimpanzees have invented a more creative method: catching insects and applying them directly to the open wound. Scientist...

Doctors treating unvaccinated Covid patients are succumbing to compassion fatigue

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Last February, Dr Bryce Meck, 30, would lock herself in the bathroom to cry for five minutes when her patients, whom she had watched over for weeks in the medical intensive care unit, were dying from Covid-19. They be...

The Star Inn at Harome: police treating restaurant fire as arson

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A fire that reduced a Michelin-starred restaurant in North Yorkshire to “ashes” is being treated as arson. Investigators believe the blaze at the thatched, 14th-century the Star Inn at Harome on the edge of the North ...

Vaccines are no match for long Covid. Treating it is science’s next great challenge

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Whatever your standpoint on whether the pandemic is over, or what “living with the virus” should mean, it is clear some manifestation of Covid-19 will be with us for some time to come. Not least for the estimated 1.7 ...