Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Yorkers seem resigned to a long siege against COVID-19

The majority of New York City residents expect a long disruption to their daily life. While a quarter (25%) think the epidemic will disrupt their life for less than a month, 27% think its impact will last two months, 20% ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using prediction models to manage the coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge for policymakers across Europe, given the pace at which its effects are unfolding. The current coronavirus outbreak marks the return of an old and familiar enemy. Nothing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

For Moscow's quarantined, 100,000 cameras are watching

A vast and contentious network of facial recognition cameras keeping watch over Moscow is now playing a key role in the battle against the spread of the coronavirus in Russia.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 mortality was 1.4% in outbreak epicentre: study

The novel coronavirus proved deadly in 1.4 percent of patients with COVID-19 symptoms in the Chinese outbreak city of Wuhan, far lower than global estimates of the killer pandemic, researchers said Thursday.

Health

Indigenous status going under-reported in Aussie hospitals

Inaccurate recording of Indigenous status in hospital administrative datasets can influence health service decision-making and adversely affect outcomes for patients, according to the authors of a research letter published ...

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