Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How did I catch a cold in lockdown?

More than half of Australia is in lockdown in an effort to stem the current Delta strain COVID outbreak, with vast numbers of us steering clear of workplaces, school, retail shops, public transport and other busy places.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers quantify 'pandemic fatigue'

Anecdotal evidence of "pandemic fatigue"—defined by the World Health Organization as "a lack of motivation to follow recommended COVID-19 protection behaviors"—has been reported and shared almost as long as physical distancing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nearly 74 million essential workers at high risk for COVID in U.S.

(HealthDay)—In a graphic illustration of the danger the new coronavirus poses to essential workers in America, a new study shows that as many as 74 million of these workers and their families are at increased risk for COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 patients infect half of household: CDC study

People who develop COVID-19 infect around half of their household members, with adults only slightly more likely than children to spread the virus, a US government study said Friday.

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