Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid COVID spread not seen in several studies of schools

Schools that practice social distancing, mask-wearing and other precautions have not seen rapid spread of coronavirus, but indoor sports activities should be avoided, researchers said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why joggers and cyclists should wear masks

England is deep into its third lockdown, yet the daily tally of new COVID cases and deaths remains sickeningly high. As Chris Whitty, the country's chief medical officer, said recently, more needs to be done to bring the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Alarming' virus variants need bolder response: WHO

The World Health Organization's European branch on Thursday said more needed to be done to deal with the alarming situation brought on by recently discovered variants of the novel coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More COVID-19 myths to debunk

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a surge of infections is happening across the U.S. Midwest, including many communities served by Mayo Clinic Health System in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota. Some of those locations have ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social distancing is increasing loneliness in older adults

Social distancing introduced in response to COVID-19 is increasing feelings of loneliness in Scotland's older population and impacting their wellbeing, according to a new University of Stirling study.

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