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Science in 5

Apr 15, 2024

In this WHO Science in 5-episode Dr Etienne Krug, Director of Social Determinants of Health, shares examples of cities that are taking action on greener more sustainable transport that can also help keep people healthier and safe. 

For example, Mexico City, Mexico has increased cycling lanes while making roads safer...

Mar 28, 2024

Why is Dengue fever spreading to places it did not exist before? What are the symptoms and treatments? What about vaccines? Dr Raman Velayudhan explains in Science in 5.

Mar 15, 2024

Disease X

How are scientists working to prevent the next pandemic? What do countries need to do to prepare? Dr Ana Maria Henao-Restrepo outlines the R&D needs that the world needs to invest in to prevent and prepare for the next pandemic.

Mar 1, 2024

WHO's Science in 5 / Episode# 113 -- Did you know that where you live, the food systems around you and your opportunities to be active increase your risk of developing obesity? How big is this issue? How can you reduce your risk and protect yourself? WHO’s Dr Francesco Branca explains in Science in 5.

Feb 22, 2024

If you have suffered from COIVID and are still feeling the symptoms, could it be Long COVID? What are the symptoms? Are treatments available? WHO’s Dr Jamie Rylance explains in science in 5.