Psychology & Psychiatry

The unintended consequence of becoming empathetic

When people say that they want to change things about their personalities, they might not know about the inadvertent consequences these changes could bring. In fact, changes in personality may also lead to changes in political ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portugal probes party that may have spread virus

Portuguese prosecutors said Saturday they had launched an investigation into a birthday party attended by scores of people which could have led to many new coronavirus infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why only half of Australians downloaded the COVIDSafe app

Australians who have chosen not to download the COVIDSafe app are not as concerned about security and privacy—they just don't think COVID-19 is severe enough to make them download the app, according to research by The University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Super spreader: A funeral, a birthday party and a trail of death

Back in late February, when the US thought it had sealed itself off from the coronavirus, a Chicago resident with mild respiratory symptoms went to pay his respects at a funeral as a friend of the family.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

London hospitals facing 'tsunami' of virus patients: NHS bosses

Hospital bosses and doctors on Thursday warned of being swamped by a "tsunami" of COVID-19 patients in London, as Britain braced for a peak in cases and the government faced calls to urgently provide specialist kit and tests ...

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