Health 101: Why You Need Vitamins and Minerals

Health 101: Why You Need Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals are nutrients that perform thousands of roles in the human body. There’s a very fine line between getting enough nutrients (which is good for you), and getting too much (which is not so good). A healthy and balanced diet should be sufficient to...
About Dexamethasone: The Covid-19 “Miracle Drug”

About Dexamethasone: The Covid-19 “Miracle Drug”

Covid-19 has a new opponent: Dexamethasone. Since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, Covid-19 has infected more than 9 million people, and claimed the lives of 480,000 (at the time of writing). Now, health specialists have identified an already...
How Alibaba is Using AI to Save The Day

How Alibaba is Using AI to Save The Day

In the ongoing fight against the outbreak of Covid-19, Chinese tech giant, Alibaba, has stepped up. If you’re not familiar with it, Alibaba is kind of like Amazon, Microsoft, a gaming provider, and a healthcare network, all rolled into one – and integrated into...
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Africa

The Coronavirus Pandemic and Africa

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or Covid-19, has hit the world extremely hard. With numbers rising rapidly, we’re sitting at over 1,200,000 cases at the time of writing. The virus was slow to hit Africa, and the continent has only just begun to feel the effects of the...