Vaccination

LatAm governments facing vaccine distribution challenges

Cash-strapped Latin American governments face severe geographical, economic and social challenges in trying to ensure life-saving COVID-19 vaccines are made available to vulnerable populations, experts say.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People in prison should be prioritised for any COVID-19 vaccine

Preventing serious complications from COVID-19 in potentially vulnerable populations in high risk environments, such as prisons, and preventing spread to surrounding communities needs a coordinated evidence-based approach ...

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, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trust in vaccines vital to halting pandemic: WHO

As the world celebrates advances in vaccines against the novel coronavirus, a top WHO expert warned in an interview with AFP that public distrust risked rendering even the most effective treatments useless against the pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Challenges to providing behavioral health care during pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has significantly impacted the delivery of behavioral health services, which had to modify rapidly from in-person to remote, according to a Rutgers study published in the Community Mental Health Journal.

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