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Science in 5

Jul 1, 2022

WHO’s World Mental Health Report says that mental health is the leading cause of disability. How did the pandemic impact our mental health? What are the signs and how can we keep ourselves mentally healthy? Dr Mark Van Ommeren explains in Science in 5.


Jun 9, 2022

What are the symptoms of Monkeypox? Who is at risk and how can we protect ourselves? Why is WHO concerned about it? WHO’s Dr Rosamund Lewis explains in Science in 5. 


Jun 3, 2022

What is genome sequencing and how does it help us track diseases? Why do countries need to continue genome sequencing in this phase of the pandemic? WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains in Science in 5 . 


May 13, 2022

What is WHO’s recommendation for COVID-19 vaccines for children? What does the evidence tell us about safety of these vaccines for children? If you live in a country where this vaccine is not available to children, how can you keep your child safe from COVID-19? WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains...


Apr 29, 2022

What are the new vaccines in the pipeline? What are the challenges to turning vaccines into vaccination ? What timelines can we expect for future vaccines? WHO’s Dr Katherine O’Brien explains in Science in 5