Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unstable housing, homelessness associated with COVID-19 re-infection

New study results demonstrate that unstable housing and homelessness is associated with a two-fold greater chance of being re-infected with SARS-CoV-2 compared to those who are securely housed. Led by researchers at Boston ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trench fever in urban people who are homeless

A disease common during the First World War, trench fever, has been found in some urban populations experiencing homelessness in Canada, and physicians should be aware of this potentially fatal disease, highlights a practice ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Los Angeles study suggests virus much more widespread

An estimated 320,000 adults in Los Angeles County may have been infected with coronavirus, according to preliminary results of a study that suggests the illness is far more widespread than current testing shows and the death ...

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