Health

What will summer camp look like this year?

Splashing in a pool. Hiking through fresh green forests. Making macaroni art. Stitching together a leather wallet. Knocking a kickball around.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Poorer mental health smolders after deadly, devastating wildfire

In 2018, a faulty electric transmission line ignited the Camp Fire in Northern California, ultimately consuming 239 square miles and several communities, including the town of Paradise, which was 95 percent destroyed. At ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 transmission extremely low at group of North Carolina day camps

Cases of symptomatic COVID-19 were extremely low among children and staff at a network of YMCA summer camps held last year in North Carolina that took precautions like masking and physical distancing, with close to zero transmissions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Korea virus cases hit highest level since March

South Korea reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases since March on Thursday, with a surge of new infections sparking fears of a major third wave.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lack of COVID-19 resources risking millions in Somalia settlement camps

A lack of access to screening services and important information about COVID-19—including all of the ways the highly-infectious virus can be transmitted—could be putting millions of internally displaced people in Somali ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Maine summer camps identified, isolated COVID-19 cases

Three COVID-19-positive people with no symptoms were successfully identified and isolated at four overnight camps in Maine, according to research published in the Aug. 26 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US counts 1,442 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

The United States counted 1,442 new deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the 24 hours leading up to 8:30 pm Friday (0030 GMT Saturday), according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

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