Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Some prisons highly successful in vaccinating inmates

Some prison systems in the United States have been able to vaccinate high numbers of inmates against COVID-19, and that success could point to ways to convince skeptical people in the general public to get vaccinated.

Vaccination

Branding the jab: The secret weapon to increase vaccination rates

As the global race for COVID-19 vaccination continues, new research from the University of South Australia shows that the uptake of vaccines could be vastly improved if approved vaccine brands received more positive promotion ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Across US, COVID-19 death rate higher for those with IDD

The COVID-19 death rate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) is higher than the general population in several states across the U.S., according to a new study published in Disability and Health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hand dermatitis currently prevalent in health care workers

(HealthDay)—More than 90 percent of health care workers and two-thirds of the general population currently have hand dermatitis, according to a study presented at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Spring ...

Vaccination

Virus-hit Papua New Guinea starts vaccine roll-out

Papua New Guinea's prime minister launched a nationwide coronavirus vaccine roll-out Tuesday, hoping to quell a runaway outbreak and counter widespread public hesitancy about jabs.

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