Psychology & Psychiatry

WHO warns of 'long term' COVID impact on mental health

The mental health impact of the pandemic will be "long-term and far-reaching", the World Health Organization said Thursday, as experts and leaders called for action on COVID-linked anxiety and stress.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Euro final fuels outbreak fears as nations fight virus surges

British authorities warned of the dangers of large gatherings for Sunday's Euro 2020 football final, fearful of the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant that is firing outbreaks across the world.

Medications

COVID-19 aggravates antibiotic misuse in India

The COVID-19 catastrophe in India has resulted in more than 30 million people infected with the virus and nearly 400,000 deaths, though experts are concerned that the figures most likely are much higher. Meanwhile, another ...

Addiction

Pandemic fallout to be felt 'for years': UN drug agency

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing more people into drug use, while illicit cultivation could also get a boost, the UN said Thursday, warning that the crisis's fallout was likely to be felt "for years to come".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can AI prevent the effects of a pandemic?

The coronavirus pandemic is the biggest crisis in a generation. Decision-makers have struggled to balance the state of health with the needs of society and the economy through the spread of the virus. Using AI in simulation ...

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