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Draining the Food Bank of the Future

More than 1 million years ago, geologic actions created what is now known as the Ogallala aquifer, also known as the High Plains aquifer. Spanning 174,000 miles and eight states — Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming — the reservoir supports the water needs of nearly one-fifth of wheat, corn,… Read More »

Women living with HIV in wealthy countries need to be given more information around bottle feeding

A Canadian study aimed at researching the attitudes of mothers living with HIV has found that more support and education is needed around the recommendation to bottle feed their infants. This is particularly true for women who have moved to wealthy countries from low-income countries, where infant care is completely different and women are told… Read More »

China fast tracks experimental vaccines

China is preparing a major roll out of experimental COVID-19 vaccines across the country, with more than a million health care workers reportedly already receiving the jabs. The Chinese government has at least five coronavirus vaccines currently being tested, with officials rushing to obtain final approvals before they can be administered to the country’s 1.4… Read More »