Vaccination

The three types of vaccine hesitancy authorities need to combat

There are high hopes that one or, with any luck, several of the COVID-19 vaccines in development will bring an end to the pandemic. The most promising are often invoked in government briefings and by the media, with their ...

Health

Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat

Gen Z are the new kids on the block. As a cohort of 5 million people born between 1995-2015 encompassing 20 percent of the Australian population and 2 billion people globally—they're consumers to be reckoned with.

Health

Migrant sexual violence survivors face global COVID-19 threat

Forced migrant survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) face increasingly serious problems—some life-threatening—as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and associated restrictions, a new study reveals.

Health

Mental health preparedness among older youth in foster care

An estimated 25,000 to 28,000 youth transition out of foster care each year in the United States. In a new study, interviews with hundreds of 17-year-olds in the California foster care system reveal not only elevated mental ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Five things coronavirus can teach us about life and death

The COVID-19 pandemic and the wall-to-wall news coverage that has come with it has changed many of our lives seemingly overnight. In the UK, as in many countries, this news coverage includes a daily death toll. For the first ...

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