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.

Vaccination

Europe rights court backs obligatory vaccinations

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that democratic governments can make vaccinations obligatory, in a landmark judgement rejecting complaints brought by Czech families penalised for refusing compulsory jabs ...

Vaccination

Mexico's vaccine campaign faces problems, successes

Mexico's president lashed out Tuesday at criticism of the country's coronavirus vaccination effort, dismissing a pair of scandals as the work of conservative opponents or grumpy "elderly people who go grumbling because they ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israel celebrates 5 millionth coronavirus vaccination

Israel's leaders Monday celebrated the country's 5 millionth coronavirus vaccination on the same day the government began vaccinating Palestinian laborers who work in the country. The time lag has drawn international criticism ...

Vaccination

It's morally wrong for rich nations to hoard COVID-19 vaccine

Rich nations should not engage in "vaccine nationalism" and keep the COVID-19 vaccine to themselves when poorer nations need them, according to Nicole Hassoun, professor of philosophy at Binghamton University, State University ...

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Human rights

Human rights refer to the "basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled." Examples of rights and freedoms which have come to be commonly thought of as human rights include civil and political rights, such as the right to life and liberty, freedom of expression, and equality before the law; and economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to participate in culture, the right to food, the right to work, and the right to education.

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