Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your neighborhood may influence your COVID-19 risk

Markers of the pandemic's impact—testing rates, positivity ratio (cases among total tests), case rates by overall population and deaths—are clustered in neighborhoods, with low-income and predominantly minority communities ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vaccination cover varies with social vulnerability

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 vaccination coverage is higher in low compared with high social vulnerability counties across the United States, according to research published in the March 17 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds disadvantaged census tracts linked to COVID-19 incidence

An LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health study reports a positive association between social vulnerability and COVID-19 incidence at the census tract level and recommends that more resources be allocated to socially ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ranking the best ways to limit COVID spread

Less-intrusive, non-pharmaceutical interventions to limit the spread of COVID-19, such as effective communication strategies and government support, may be just as effective in slowing transmission as more intrusive solutions, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Facing up to the dementia home care dilemma of COVID-19

In the UK, over 850,000 people are living with dementia. This is expected to hit over 1 million by 2025, with numbers consistently rising. But it's not only the person with the condition that is affected. Family members and ...

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