Covid: Scientists targeted with abuse during pandemic

Doctors who came into the public eye during Covid received death threats and harassment.
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Conclusions  for PracticeThe current findings suggest  there may be a benefit to COVID-19 public health campaigns targeting families with lower educational attainment and more conservative regions in the United States.
Source: Maternal and Child Health Journal - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen said Wednesday afternoon that she's hopeful that the region will start turning the corner on the latest wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. "Even though it doesn't feel like it sometimes, I believe there is cause for optimism," Bogen said during the regular weekly Allegheny County Covid-19 briefing Wednesday afternoon. She also noted the preparations for the approval of vaccinations for children ages 5-11. The county has been averagi ng between…
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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday launched an expert group that will examine the origins of new pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. 
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Digital health technologies hold significant promise to advance both functional and normative health and social care integration. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a window of opportunity to rapidly advance the adoption of digital solutions which can improve activities that support integration at clinical, professional, organizational and system levels. Global examples demonstrate how the pandemic has also created opportunities to use technology to address core values of integrated care like person-centredness and coordination. However, rapid and reactive changes could lead to increased fragmentation and exacerbate health ...
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Armed with data from the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers are suggesting that most cases of Guillain-Barr é syndrome are not connected to infectious disease after all.Medscape Medical News
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While I lack certainty in my faith, a church has always been a sanctuary.   And while I land in church rarely, and even less in this pandemic, when I’m in one, in any country across the globe, a certain feeling comes to me. My favorites are old, gothic, with a musty smell and an imposingRead more …Unyielding physicians. My congregation. Hold me up. originally appeared
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AbstractGlobally, individuals and communities that are marginalized based on their identities are at heightened risk for exposure to traumatic stress and socioeconomic hardship. Marginalization and disproportionate risk for many types of adversities correspond with disparities in physical health, mental health, and overall well-being. Together, the 12 empirical studies, one systematic review, and commentary in this special issue of theJournal of Traumatic Stress highlight the impact of discrimination and disproportionate adversity among groups marginalized based on race, ethnicity, nativity, caste, gender identity, sexual ...
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Open enrollment is here. This is the time for many Texans to decide what health insurance plan is best for themselves and their families. But it ’s also a time to protect your health and that of your family. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is an important reminder that having access to affordable, quality healthcare coverage provides security and peace of mind. Buying health insurance can be a confusing and daunting process even for a healt hcare professional like me, so it’s always best to start…
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The Russia-backed separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine are reporting the largest spike in new coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic, saying the health care system has been overwhelmed
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Scientists at Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois found that pooled testing helped them to cut Covid cases by 60 per cent. The UK was slow to launch pooled testing.
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