The World Health Assembly, the body of 194 states that sets policy for the World Health Organisation, just set five new objectives for fighting antimicrobial resistance at its annual meeting in Geneva.
If you haven’t ever had one, imagine someone threading a tube up through your urethra into your bladder and ... yes, yes they hurt. Mercifully, scientists are working out how to make the process less painful.
Since the Ebola outbreak last year, researchers feared that the virus had been able to evolve at a more rapidly. Now, analysis reveals that it mutated at a perfectly normal rate alleviating those fears.