Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cyprus reports 3-month high in virus cases

Cyprus health authorities on Wednesday reported a three-month high of new COVID-19 infections, 13 cases, including seven from a cluster in the southern port city of Limassol.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows Spain far from having 'herd immunity' to virus

A second round of random testing in Spain for antibodies to the new coronavirus indicates that a third of those infected do not develop symptoms, Spanish health authorities said Thursday.

Health

Pandemic exposes deep flaws in Canadian home care system

The pandemic has infiltrated long-term care facilities, infecting staff and residents alike and resulting in scores of deaths. Now one U of T Mississauga sociologist is sounding the alarm for a hidden population that is also ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy says face masks less important than distancing

One of Italy's top public health officials warned Monday that wearing face masks should not give people a false sense of security against the new coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK coronavirus policy places people aged 60-69 at increased risk

The 7.3 million people in the UK aged between 60 and 69 are at increased risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19. Although the government's age threshold for isolation is 70 years and over, data from countries such ...

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