Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO, China could have acted faster on pandemic: experts

China and the World Health Organization could have acted faster to avert catastrophe during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak, a panel of independent experts has concluded.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preventing spread of COVID-19 earlier saves lives

Rates of mortality from COVID-19 are lower in areas where public health measures aimed at preventing the spread of the disease were implemented earlier in the outbreak, according to a study from University of Hawaiʻi at ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden passes 10,000 virus deaths

Sweden on Thursday said it had passed 10,000 deaths associated with COVID-19, as it reported a record number of 351 deaths in a day.

Psychology & Psychiatry

One in four doctors attacked, harassed on social media

While many physicians benefit from social media by networking with potential collaborators or interfacing with patients, a new study from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago found many physicians also report ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tension between awareness and fatigue shapes COVID-19 spread

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, two human factors are battling it out: awareness of the virus's severe consequences and fatigue from nine months of pandemic precautions. The results of that battle can be seen in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence low in U.S. from July to Sept. 2020

(HealthDay)—Most people in the United States did not have detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies as of September 2020, according to a study published online Nov. 24 in JAMA Internal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Total COVID cases in Americas up by 30% in one month

The cumulative total of COVID-19 cases surged by nearly 30 percent across the Americas in just one month, the Pan American Health Organization warned Wednesday, releasing figures for November.

Health

Brexit opens the door to tougher anti-smoking measures

Brexit offers the UK opportunities to strengthen its world-leading tobacco control measures, by creating greater flexibility to respond to industry action and market developments, according to new research from the University ...

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