Vaccination

Mexico's vaccine campaign faces problems, successes

Mexico's president lashed out Tuesday at criticism of the country's coronavirus vaccination effort, dismissing a pair of scandals as the work of conservative opponents or grumpy "elderly people who go grumbling because they ...

Health

Eviction linked to depression risk in young adults

In the past two-plus decades, the number of evictions in the United States jumped some 70%, hitting close to 900,000 in 2016. Add in foreclosures, and nearly two million Americans are evicted each year. The COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Rio's favelas prepare for the worst

Disadvantaged by poverty, unsanitary housing and poor to non-existent health services, the people of Rio de Janeiro's teeming favelas are preparing for the worst when the coronavirus takes a grip on Brazil.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prior dengue infection protects against Zika

The higher a person's immunity to dengue virus, the lower their risk of Zika infection, an international team of scientists led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health ...

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