Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe hits 6m cases as Scotland, Brussels shut bars

With Europe topping six million coronavirus cases, Scotland and Brussels became the latest to introduce curbs on alcohol consumption Wednesday, while experts detailed the hugely divergent consequences of the pandemic for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 cases soar among extreme poor in Paris: study

More than half the people living in extreme poverty in the Paris region, in particular migrants, have been infected with the new coronavirus, the French aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus bites back in Europe as Latin America tops 250,000 deaths

Global health authorities said Thursday European countries should be able to ride out a surge in coronavirus cases without reimposing full lockdowns, as the World Bank warned the crisis could push 100 million people into ...

Pediatrics

How poverty may affect children's behavior

In a recent study of young children experiencing homelessness, high-quality parenting was associated with better peer relationships and protection from internalizing problems in the context of family adversity. In contrast, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drug-resistant infections could spark financial crisis: study

The spread of superbugs that are resistant to all known drug treatments could spark a global financial crisis on the level of the 2008 meltdown or worse, a World Bank-led study warned on Monday.

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