Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

For maximum safety, be sure to wash your homemade face mask, says study

The homemade cloth masks recommended for slowing the spread of COVID-19 seem to expel invisible cotton fibers into the air as people talk, cough or even breathe—underscoring the importance of regularly washing them, researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert opinion: COVID-19 vaccine rollout unlikely before fall 2021

Experts working in the field of vaccine development tend to believe that an effective vaccine is not likely to be available for the general public before the fall of 2021. In a paper published this week in the Journal of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Higher narcissism may be linked with more political participation

A politically engaged electorate is key to any thriving democracy, but not everyone participates in elections and other political activities. New research found that people who are narcissistic may also be more politically ...

Health

COVID-19 and the decolonization of Indigenous public health

Indigenous self-determination, leadership and knowledge have helped protect Indigenous communities in Canada during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, and these principles should be incorporated into public ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Medical consortium unveils COVID19questions.org

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, there is an urgent need to determine who is at greatest risk for severe disease, better understand how the disease and treatments evolve, and predict the need for resources. But to get ...

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