Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil COVID cases still soaring among unprotected majority

Brazil's slowly unfolding vaccination program appears to have slowed the pace of deaths among the nation's elderly, according to death certificate data, but COVID-19 is still taking a rising toll as unprotected younger people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico's real COVID-19 death toll now stands at over 321,000

Mexico's government acknowledged Saturday that the country's true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic now stands above 321,000, almost 60% more than the official test-confirmed number of 201,429.

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 ...

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