Coronavirus deaths and infection rates higher in US prisons than general population, analysis finds

The coronavirus pandemic is having a significant impact on the nation's prison system, causing higher rates of infection and death compared to the general population.
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Authors: Lackland DT, Sims-Robinson C, Jones Buie JN, Voeks JH Abstract The randomized clinical trial (RCT) has long been recognized as the 'gold standard' for developing evidence for clinical treatments and vaccines; however, the successful implementation and translation of these findings is predicated upon external validity. The generalization of RCT findings are jeopardized by the lack of participation of at-risk groups such as African Americans, with long-recognized disproportional representation. Distinct factors that deter participation in RCTs include distrust, access, recruitment strategies, perceptions of ...
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Publication date: Available online 3 August 2020Source: Personality and Individual DifferencesAuthor(s): Haopeng Chen, Xiaolin Zhao, Mei Zeng, Jiwen Li, Xi Ren, Mengning Zhang, Yadong Liu, Juan Yang
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This article was first published by the UN Chronicle on 6 July 2020.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post The UN General Assembly: A 75-Year Journey Towards the Future We Want appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Tijjani Muhammad-Bande is President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and Permanent Representat...
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Coronavirus is more widespread in the US than ever before, prompting White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx to say over the weekend the country has entered a "new phase" of the pandemic.
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CNN's Miguel Marquez talks to four parents from the same school district in Arizona about sending their children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Health experts say the coronavirus pandemic might disrupt another disease: a rare paralyzing illness that has been hitting U.S. children for the past decade
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Counselors are re-thinking self-care -- both for themselves and their clients -- as routines have been offset by quarantining measures from the COVID-19 pandemic. The post The revised meaning of self-care in the wake of COVID-19 appeared first on Counseling Today.
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Condition:   Mental Health Disorder Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: Quantitative and qualitative assessments of mental health Sponsor:   Fondation Lenval Recruiting
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Anyone who would consider this year to be roughly the same as usual must be living in a cave somewhere deep in the wilderness. Because for just about every person on earth, it’s been different from any other year in (almost) living memory. And it’s only August. Woof. I might venture to say that for me, a self-employed artist and writer, 2020 has been possibly even more different than for the average person weathering these strange times. January gave the year a dour beginning, as it ended with the death of my canine best friend of more than a decade. Then in mid-March I gave birth to my first child, on the same...
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People aren ’t developing fewer cancers, they just aren’t being diagnosed, which could impact survival rates.
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