Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccines alone won't keep Australia COVID-safe

High levels of testing, efficient vaccine distribution and addressing pandemic mental health impacts are critical if Australia is to maintain control over COVID-19 in 2021, the country's learned body for health and medical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antimicrobial resistance as dangerous as pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organization warned Friday that growing antimicrobial resistance is every bit as dangerous as the coronavirus pandemic—and threatens to reverse a century of medical progress.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Difficult to implement national coronavirus restrictions in Malawi

Households need financial support if COVID-19 restrictions are to be successful in Malawi. Furthermore, the authorities issuing the restrictions have an additional bearing on their enforceability. These are findings from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pacific's Vanuatu records first COVID-19 case

Vanuatu reported its first COVID-19 case Wednesday, ending the Pacific island nation's status as one of the few remaining virus-free countries in the world.

Medical economics

COVID-19 vaccine nationalism could cost world up to $1.2 trillion

Nationalistic behavior by governments may exclude some countries from gaining access to COVID-19 vaccines and cost the global economy up to $1.2 trillion a year in GDP, according to a new study from the not-for-profit research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How psychotherapy can be provided in times of COVID-19

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the potential public health significance of broader dissemination of modes of therapy for both depressive and anxiety disorders that do not require the patient and therapist ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Evaluating treatment for teen anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., with approximately 4.4 million children and adolescents affected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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