Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Regular virus tests can curb infection rates

At its peak, the current COVID-19 pandemic has all but brought social and economic life to a virtual standstill. Although lockdowns and social distancing have proven effective in bringing down infection rates and COVID-associated ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Have introverts really fared better in lockdown?

Since the onset of the pandemic, everyone from newspaper columnists to Twitter users has advanced the now idea that extroverts and introverts are handling the crisis differently.

Medical research

Clinical trial completion rates decline during COVID-19 pandemic

Social distancing and lockdowns may have reduced the spread of COVID-19, but researchers from Penn State College of Medicine also report those actions may have affected clinical researchers' ability to finish trials. Study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts discuss the history of social distancing

Collins English Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Dictionary, and the Oxford English Dictionary, the three main English-language dictionaries, added social distancing to their lists last year, a product of the coronavirus pandemic ...

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