Implementing the Trump Administration's "Ending the HIV Epidemic" Plan in the Southern United States.
Implementing the Trump Administration's "Ending the HIV Epidemic" Plan in the Southern United States. Am J Public Health. 2020 Jan;110(1):32-33 Authors: Hiers K PMID: 31800275 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSIONS: Global long-term declines in TC mortality have been accompanied by downward trends in both period and cohort effects. Our results suggest lack of evidence of a possible major contribution of "real" risk factors in TC mortality, and indirectly confirm the main role of overdiagnosis in the epidemic of TC incidence. PMID: 31964280 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 22 January 2020Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Tae-Young Pak, Youngjoo ChoungAbstractPsychosocial stress and the related biochemical response have been hypothesized as a potential mechanism underlying the link between relative deprivation and mortality. While suicide is known as the likely manifestation of severe mental illness, less is known about the effect that relative deprivation has on suicide risk. Using the 2012 to 2018 waves of the Korean Welfare Panel Study, we examined the association between relative deprivation in income and suicide risk among South Koreans age...
Authors: Hands S, Verriotis M, Mustapha A, Ragab H, Hands C Abstract Background: In the wake of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic in Sierra Leone, secondary care facilities faced an increase in admissions with few members of medical staff available to assess and treat patients. This led to long waiting times in hospital outpatient departments. The study was undertaken in the outpatient department of Ola During Children's Hospital (the tertiary paediatric hospital for Sierra Leone) in the period immediately following the EVD epidemic of 2014-2015.Aims: This retrospective analysis of operational programme data a...
The number of cases outside China is small, and the disease does not seem to be spreading within other countries.
The World Health Organization (WHO) called a new coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China and infected around 650 globally "an emergency in China" on Thursday, but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.
Concerns are growing that the recently-detected coronavirus may spread. Dr Rosalind Eggo explains.
The Chinese government has attempted to be transparent about the new coronavirus outbreak, but citizens are wary, remembering cover-up of the SARS epidemic from 2002 to 2004
A mysterious virus has caused an international outbreak of respiratory illness. The infection has turned up in the U.S. and five other countries.
Epidemics of related viruses, like SARS, killed hundreds. But the W.H.O. has postponed a decision on whether the new outbreak is a global emergency.