Health

Report: The Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CUNY students

A recent survey of the approximately 274,000 City University of New York (CUNY) students published in the Journal of Urban Health found that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on their mental health and financial security.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus and food safety: What the studies say

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, not much was known about SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus) and its survival in food, on various materials and on surfaces. Since then, several food safety agencies have assessed the risk of potentially ...

Health

Food insecurity spiked during early months of pandemic

Food insecurity spiked among residents living in two predominantly African American neighborhoods during the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, far outpacing food insecurity observed among the general U.S. population ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Study finds rising rates of food insecurity among older adults

From 2007 to 2016, food insecurity—or limited access to nutritious foods because of a lack of financial resources—increased significantly from 5.5% to 12.4% among older US adults, and the increase was more pronounced ...

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.

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