Gerontology & Geriatrics

Not just COVID: Nursing home neglect deaths surge in shadows

As more than 90,000 of the nation's long-term care residents have died in the coronavirus pandemic, advocates for the elderly say a tandem wave of fatalities is quietly claiming tens of thousands more who are succumbing not ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK sees COVID 'light ahead' as Liverpool gets city-wide tests

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday promised "light ahead" for weary Britons ahead of a second coronavirus lockdown, pinning his hopes partly on the UK's first city-wide testing plan in Liverpool.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico reported 193,170 "excess deaths" through Sept 26

Mexican health authorities acknowledged Sunday that the country's true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than thought, saying there were 193,170 "excess" deaths in the year up to Sept. 26, with 139,153 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico City: 20,535 COVID-19 deaths, 2 times official toll

An official said Wednesday that Mexico City suffered 20,535 'excess deaths' attributable to COVID-19 between April and August, almost double the number reported in the official death toll of 11,318.

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