Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus curbs tightened over fears of a second wave

Spain and Germany were among the countries tightening restrictions on Tuesday in a bid to cool coronavirus hotspots that have sparked fears of a second wave.

Pediatrics

COVID-19 has prompted a return to breastfeeding

A Western Sydney University expert in infant feeding during emergencies has highlighted the impact of COVID-19 on new mums, who are placing increasing importance on breastfeeding during the pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy PM says virus state of emergency may be extended

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Friday it was possible a state of emergency triggered by the coronavirus crisis could be extended beyond the end of the month.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus cases surge in Americas as IMF warns of economic carnage

More than 78,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the US and in Brazil alone Wednesday, as the IMF laid out the unprecedented economic devastation caused by the global pandemic and the WHO warned the number of infections ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine hopes and economic woes as virus spreads

President Donald Trump voiced hope Friday that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by late 2020, cushioning dire US economic news as parts of Europe re-open despite fears of a second wave of the pandemic.

Medical research

Acute stress may slow down the spread of fears

New psychology research from the University of Konstanz reveals that stress changes the way we deal with risky information—results that shed light on how stressful events, such as a global crisis, can influence how information ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus claims record dead but Trump sees light at end of tunnel

The coronavirus pandemic notched up another round of record death tolls in the United States and Europe, dousing the optimism of US President Donald Trump who insisted there was light at the end of the tunnel.

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