Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Improving health communication to save lives during epidemics

During epidemics of Ebola, COVID-19, Zika and other public health emergencies, effective communication of public health messages is crucial to control the spread of disease, maintain public trust, and encourage compliance ...

Medical economics

How the pandemic affected a deprived coastal town

Lancaster University researchers found increased levels of free school meal eligibility in Fleetwood following the pandemic as part of a study of the town, which has high levels of deprivation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brimful clinics, cemeteries as dengue ravages Peru

Two months after cyclonic downpours flooded the town of Catacaos in northern Peru, dozens of inhabitants lie sick and dying of dengue, a disease carried by mosquitos attracted by stagnant water.

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