Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Florida drops Covid restrictions with 14,000 dead

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Friday scrapped COVID-19 restrictions on bars and restaurants the same day the US state saw 122 deaths topping 14,000 dead.

Health

In Greece, smoking is alive and kicking despite bans

When George Balafoutis returned home from New York two years ago, he was shocked to see what little impact nearly a decade of anti-smoking laws had made on stubbing out Greece's favourite guilty pleasure.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Understanding the high suicide rate in the building sector

More support for mental health interventions and education initiatives aimed at suicide prevention in the building industry is needed, says Andy Walmsley, a clinical psychology doctoral student based in Massey's School of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Georgia eases lockdown; US COVID-19 toll passes 50,000

Barber shops, nail salons, gyms and a few other businesses reopened in Georgia on Friday as the Republican governor eased a month-long shutdown despite warnings from health experts of a potential new surge of coronavirus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bangkok imposes partial lockdown to combat virus

Bangkok's nightlife will go quiet as a ban on bars, nightclubs and restaurant alcohol sales goes into effect Saturday, among a raft of restrictions aimed at curbing the kingdom's rising coronavirus toll.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York fights virus resurgence as global daily deaths top 10,000

New York battled to fend off a second wave of coronavirus infections with new restrictions on bars and restaurants Friday, as the pandemic rages across the US and global daily deaths topped 10,000 for the first time.

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