Scientists wanted to find out how much fibre people really need to eat to stay healthy. They found out that fibre has a lot of health benefits. Before, people thought that fibre didn’t do much at all inside the body. They thought that the human body could not digest it and it just passed through.…… Continue reading The benefits of Fibre
Billions of people still don't drink or use water that is safe. One of the 17 Promises the world made was to ensure that everyone can get clean, safe water by 2030. Is there enough water for everyone? Less than half of the world's countries are unlikely to make this promise happen by 2030. Here… Continue reading Is There Enough Water For everyone?
10 Healthy Mind Tips
These 10 things you can keep a healthy mind during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The outbreak has changed life for all of us for a while and it can seem like it will never end. But for most of us, these difficult feelings will pass. You can use this testing time to get to know…… Continue reading 10 Healthy Mind Tips
What is a Patient Zero?
The expression patient zero comes from epidemiology. In medicine it describes the first person infected in an epidemic or a pandemic. The expression patient zero comes from epidemiology (the study of the spread of disease.) Epidemiologists are kind of medical detectives. It is important to now where diseases start in order to control them. The term was first used widely in…… Continue reading What is a Patient Zero?
What is a Pandemic?
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease, usually a virus. A pandemic happens when a new virus spreads around the world, and most people do not have immunity, that is, their bodies cannot fight it. Viruses that have caused pandemics have normally come from animal influenza viruses. It’s just the Flu, isn’t…… Continue reading What is a Pandemic?