Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Covid deaths among Europe's elderly hits all-time low: WHO

The share of COVID-19 related deaths in Europe among those over the age of 80 has reached the lowest level since the start of the pandemic, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Long-term stress linked to increased risk of heart attack

Can long-term stress lead to heart attacks? Most people would probably answer in the affirmative, but the scientific evidence of this is scarce. A new study by researchers from Linköping University in Sweden reveals that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia sees record daily virus deaths

Russia on Friday reported a new record for daily coronavirus-related fatalities, as the country begins a mass vaccination drive.

Vaccination

States ramp up for biggest vaccination effort in US history

With a COVID-19 vaccine drawing closer, public health officials across the country are gearing up for the biggest vaccination effort in U.S. history—a monumental undertaking that must distribute hundreds of millions of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada extends international travellers ban

Canada on Friday extended a restriction on non-essential international entries until the end of November as COVID-19 cases rise, while easing quarantine rules for some cut-off Canada-US border communities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. officials change virus risk groups, add pregnant women

The nation's top public health agency on Thursday revamped its list of which Americans are at higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness, adding pregnant women and removing age alone as a factor.

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