Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 cases soar among extreme poor in Paris: study

More than half the people living in extreme poverty in the Paris region, in particular migrants, have been infected with the new coronavirus, the French aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday.

Health

Study highlights dual burden of menstruation and homelessness

Homeless New Yorkers who menstruate face numerous challenges due to inadequate access to toilets, bathing spaces, and laundering services, as well as pervasive menstrual stigma. The study by researchers at Columbia University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As hurricane season and pandemic collide, here's how to stay safe

With forecasts showing an "extremely active" hurricane season and the entire country under varying degrees of grappling with physical distancing and fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, planning and preparation will be key, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico No. 3 in virus deaths; storm could hinder US response

Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind Brazil and the United States, where a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast on Saturday is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the virus.

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