Psychology & Psychiatry

Care home study highlights COVID's mental toll

Being unable to see and touch loved ones during the pandemic has triggered a range of negative emotions among study participants, researchers say.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to help nursing homes recover from COVID-19 fears

Two weeks after the first U.S. case of COVID-19 was identified in Snohomish County, Washington, in early 2020, my dad had a stroke at his home just across Puget Sound. More COVID-19 cases were about to surface at a nearby ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in 10 have long-term effects eight months after mild COVID-19

Eight months after mild COVID-19, 1 in 10 people still have at least one moderate to severe symptom that is perceived as having a negative impact on their work, social or home life. The most common long-term symptoms are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Qatar reimposes lockdown after coronavirus surge

Qatar announced the reimposition of strict lockdown measures on Wednesday, banning most indoor activities except retail and work in an effort to contain surging coronavirus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece to reopen schools using self-test kits for COVID-19

Kits for self-administered coronavirus tests began arriving in Greek pharmacies Wednesday, with residents entitled to one a week free of charge as part of efforts to tackle a surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.

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