Health informatics

Which voices led medical misinformation in the early stages of COVID?

In the early and thus far most devastating stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists were at a near loss on how to treat the deadly disease. The public was desperate for information. Consequently, two antimalarial drugs—chloroquine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spanish students Majorca holidays turn COVID super spreader

Spain is grappling with growing fallout from end-of-year student holidays to Majorca that have led to nearly 2,000 people nationwide being infected with COVID-19 and thousands more quarantined.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Link between obesity and COVID-19 may not be what it seems

Obesity is frequently cited as a risk factor for severe COVID-19, but the role of weight bias and discrimination in that risk demands further investigation, according to Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, an associate professor of family ...

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