Auditory hallucination among traumatized cambodian refugees: PTSD association and biocultural shaping - Hinton DE.
At a psychiatric refugee clinic for survivors of the Khmer Rouge genocide, a survey revealed that 42% (38/90) had auditory hallucinations (AHs) in the last month. Of those with AHs, 87% (33/38) had PTSD, whereas of those without AHs, 31% (16/52) had PTSD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effective disaster measures for Cambodia: implications from focus group interview with potential young professionals in Cambodia - Jeon HS, Lee K, Lee Y, Park E, Choi YS.
This study diagnosed the current problems of Cambodia's disaster prevention and preparedness, and found more effective disaster measures through two focus group interviews. Participant... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

If Your Civic Space is Closed, your Human Rights Dissolve
Credit: Forus InternationalBy Bibbi AbruzziniPARIS, Dec 10 2020 (IPS) On Human Rights Day, civil society calls for the protection of civic space as a fundamental freedom, as more than 80% of the world’s population live in countries where civic space is closed, repressed or obstructed. Protecting civil society and fundamental freedoms means protecting the rights to associate and assemble, to express views and opinions. Civic space is the bedrock of any open and democratic society. When civic space is open, citizens and civil society organizations are able to organize, participate and communicate, claiming their right...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Environment Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Human Rights Day 2020 Source Type: news

Executive Voice: 10 Questions with CEO Polly Dunford
This article originally appeared in the Triangle Business Journal on December 3, 2020. You can read ithere. (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - December 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 Health Workers Source Type: news

World's loneliest elephant starts a new life in sanctuary in Cambodia
Kaavan found a surprising ally in singer Cher who fought for years for his release from a Pakistani zoo. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of childhood exposure to intimate partner violence and associations with mental distress in Cambodia, Malawi and Nigeria: a cross-sectional study - Kieselbach B, Kress H, MacMillan H, Perneger T.
BACKGROUND: Research from high-income countries shows that witnessing intimate partner violence (IPV) between caregivers is experienced by up to a third of all children and is related to poor mental health outcomes. Much less is known about the burden of w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cher helps rescue world's 'loneliest elephant' from zoo in Pakistan
The elephant named Kaavan is set to leave for a sanctuary in Cambodia on Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vietnam and Cambodia: Leveraging Support to Enhance Climate Ambition
By Say Samal and Trần Hồng HàWASHINGTON DC, Nov 19 2020 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly every facet of our lives and delayed what was slated to be a landmark Conference of the Parties (COP26). This pivotal year marks the first due date for countries to submit revised national climate plans per the five-year cycle required by the Paris Agreement. Remarkably, countries are still moving forward with renewed urgency. And many countries are integrating green recovery into their COVID-19 responses, further contributing to climate action. While many countries have positive stories to tell, both of our ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Say Samal and Tran Hong Ha Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs NDC Partnership Source Type: news

UCLA model ID ’s areas that should have priority for vaccine, other COVID-19 help
To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives, UCLA public health and urban planning experts have developed a predictive model that pinpoints which populations in which neighborhoods of Los Angeles County are most at risk of becoming infected.The researchers hope the new model, which can be applied to other counties and jurisdictions as well,will assist decision makers, public health officials and scientists in effectively and equitably implementing vaccine distribution, testing, closures and reopenings, and other virus-mitigation measures.The model maps Los Angeles County neighborhood by neighborhood, based on four i...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Secretive Mega-Trade Deal Rules Could Harm Asia ’s Covid-19 Recovery
Community Health warriors (Anganwadi center in Chennai, Tamil Nadu). Credit: Public Services International (PSI)By Lyndal RowlandsBANGKOK, Thailand, Nov 13 2020 (IPS) Fifteen countries will sign a mega-trade deal at the ASEAN conference this weekend imposing secretive restrictions on how governments help workers through the pandemic, trade union leaders and parliamentarians have warned. The text of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is so secretive that even elected representatives have not been allowed to see it, even though it will potentially lock future governments into rules that will li...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lyndal Rowlands Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Enhancing food security, sustainability in Cambodia
(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) A new $750,000 grant from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification (SIIL) to the University of Tennessee Smith Center for International Sustainable Agriculture will fund the program called " Scaling Suitable, Sustainable Technologies. " Nicknamed " S3, " the program will work to increase overall agricultural production in Cambodia and enhance the resilience of cropping systems, which will also support food security and enhanced nutritional outcomes for farmers and their communities. (Source: EurekAlert...
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cambodian PM isolating after Covid outbreak linked to Hungarian minister
Schools, bars and cinemas in Phnom Penh locked down as cases reported after trade tripCambodia ’s prime minister, Hun Sen, has gone into quarantine and the country has locked down schools, bars and cinemas in the capital, Phnom Penh, and a surrounding province, after an outbreak of coronavirus cases linked to a visit by the Hungarian foreign minister, Péter Szijjártó.Szijj ártó made a short visit to Cambodia on 3 November as part of a planned trade tour to the region, then tested positive for Covid-19 when he arrived in Thailand later the same day. All his meetings were cancelled an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emma Graham-Harrison and agencies Tags: Cambodia Asia Pacific World news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Hungary Source Type: news

Cambodia bans state-organized events in capital over virus
Cambodia has banned all state-organized events in the capital and a neighboring province for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after a number of people connected to a Hungarian official’s visit tested positive (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Covid Pandemic: Broadening the Discourse
Thailand’s COVID-19 response an example of resilience and solidarity: a UN Resident Coordinator’s BlogBy Asoka BandarageCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Nov 10 2020 (IPS) SARS-CoV-2, the corona virus that causes COVID-19, has been spreading exponentially across the world over the last ten or so months. As of November 6th, according to the Center for Systems Science at Johns Hopkins University, there have been 49,195,581 cases of COVID-19, including 1,241,031 deaths. More than a third of the global population has been placed on lockdown. The global economy is experiencing the deepest global recession since World War 2 and m...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Asoka Bandarage Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cambodia's prime minister in quarantine after Hungarian meet
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and four of his Cabinet members are in quarantine after meeting with a visiting envoy who later tested positive for the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Asia Today: Cambodia reopens schools after virus shutdown
Schools in Cambodia have opened for the first time since March, but class sizes and hours are limited as a coronavirus precaution (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Q & A: Why are Stillbirths still Societal Taboo?
There are nearly two million stillbirths every year. Credit: UNSPLASH/Claudia WolffBy Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Oct 26 2020 (IPS) Societal taboo and a lack of understanding about stillbirth  can cause the issue to be neglected among health practitioners, according to Dr. Danzhen You, a senior adviser on Data and Analytics at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). She shared her insight with IPS after a U.N. high-level meeting organised to raise awareness and to end preventable stillbirths last week. There are nearly two million stillbirths every year, according to a joint statement released ahead of th...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Stillbirths United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Source Type: news

How Climate Change May Be Contributing to Our Political Instability
If you pick up the newspaper these days, it’s hard not to be overwhelmed by the headlines: historic wildfires, a deadly pandemic and an impending U.S. election unlike any in recent memory. When you take a step back, it seems a bit like the fabric of society is fraying. Climate change isn’t entirely responsible for any of these problems, but there is a growing body of literature suggesting that climate change shapes political and social stability. Research has shown repeatedly that warmer temperatures and more extreme weather contribute to a slew of adverse outcomes: violent crime, political instability and the...
Source: TIME: Science - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Gender-based violence and factors associated with victimization among female entertainment workers in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study - Wieten CW, Chhoun P, Tuot S, Brody C, Yi S.
This study aims to examine the prevalence of GBV amo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A qualitative study of the context of speed management in Cambodia - King M, Pen S.
Key Findings •The context of speed management in Cambodia presents a number of challenges; • A functional road hierarchy and a less complex speed limit system are needed; • Effective enforcement requires resourcing and addressing of issues a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Live-tweeting and distant suffering: Nicholas Kristof as global savior - Barnes L.
This essay interrogates Nicholas Kristof's reporting on sex trafficking in Cambodia, examining the New York Times columnist's narrative self-fashioning in the context of the neoimperialist rescue fantasies his writing perpetuates. It explores the intersect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

They escaped the worst of COVID-19. Now Cambodians face a debt crisis
Millions are at risk of defaulting on loans as the coronavirus pandemic halts Cambodia's recovery from decades of war and poverty. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charles McDermid, Kea Pav Source Type: news

Southeast Asia Has a Chance to Build Back Better Post-Pandemic
A boat on Pasig River in the Philippines. The Philippines has the highest mortality rate from the coronavirus in Southeast Asia. Credit:Kara Santos/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) Southeast Asia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been efficient, but some areas such as data privacy, measures to go back to normalcy after lockdown is lifted, and resources for migrant or transient populations will need addressing.  United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said while the pandemic has introduced new challenges in the region, including threats to peace and security, &ldquo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Food & Agriculture Global Governance Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus CO Source Type: news

Alcohol consumption and attributable harm in middle-income South-East Asian countries: epidemiology and policy options - Sornpaisarn B, Shield K, Manthey J, Limmade Y, Low WY, Van Thang V, Rehm J.
Background Factors and policies which potentially explain the changes in alcohol consumption and related harms from 2010 to 2017 in 11 middle-income countries in the South-East Asian region (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Maldives... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Latest: Virus infects Cambodians who went on UN mission
Cambodia says the coronavirus has been detected in four members of a Cambodian military force that was stationed in Mali on a U.N. peacekeeping mission (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: 2 US diplomats among new virus cases in Cambodia
Two U.S. diplomats are among five new cases of coronavirus in Cambodia announced Friday by health officials (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Children in Out-of-Home Care: Lessons from the Pandemic
. Credit: Hope And Homes for Children. By Larisa AbrickajaLONDON, Jun 22 2020 (IPS) As the world continues to struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation in institutions like prisons or care homes has shown how quickly overcrowded facilities can become a breeding ground for an infectious disease. But what about other congregate facilities like residential institutions for children, such as orphanages? What risks do they face? And how should governments be responding during – and after – this pandemic? How has the pandemic affected orphanages? The Covid-19 pandemic has had one significant impact on so-ca...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Larisa Abrickaja Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Popular doesn't mean influential among Cambodian farmers
(University of Sydney) Published in the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, their research examined the role of social network brokers - well-connected individuals within a community - in the adoption of innovative farming practices in Battambang Province in North-Western Cambodia. The authors, Dr Petr Matous, Junjian Zhang and Associate Professor Daniel Tan found that less popular farmers were better influencers, compared to their more popular peers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Covid-19: Caring for Care Workers
Credit: UN WomenBy Lan Mercado, Mohammad Naciri, and Yamini MishraUNITED NATIONS, Jun 5 2020 (IPS) COVID-19 has brought the world to a halt. Nations, businesses, and schools have closed, and billions are confined to their homes. Yet millions of care workers step out daily to keep the lights on and support those in need. The majority of them are women – nurses, community health workers, sanitation workers, and others. They earn little and are grossly undervalued despite keeping our society and economy running. Other forms of care – looking after families, cooking, cleaning, and fetching water aren’t paid...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lan Mercado - Mohammad Naciri - Yamini Mishra Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Climate Change Development & Aid Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Why disasters happen: cultural framings from the Diamond Island stampede in Cambodia - Eisenbruch M.
Human stampedes are anthropogenic disasters. The purpose of this study is to identify the emic construction of disaster in Cambodia and thus enable a cultural framing. The case study is the 2010 human stampede at Diamond Island in Phnom Penh, which resulte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

UCLA creates multilingual website for coronavirus information
It ’s abundantly clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has not hit all people equally, and part of that disparity is informational. Many communities have an increased vulnerability because of a lack access to official news, public health information and safety recommendations in a language other than Engl ish.To help remedy that, faculty from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the Asian American Studies Center quickly came together recently to launchTranslateCovid.org. This new website presents health and safety recommendations and other information in more than 40 languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Korean,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Syndemic psychosocial health conditions associated with recent client-perpetrated violence against female entertainment and sex workers in Cambodia - Couture MC, Evans JL, Draughon Moret J, Stein ES, Muth S, Phou M, Len A, Ngak S, Sophal C, Neak Y, Carrico AW, Maher L, Page K.
Female entertainment and sex workers (FESW) are vulnerable to violence, which impedes safer sex behaviors and increases risk of HIV. FESW are also disproportionately affected by co-occurring psychosocial health conditions, including substance use, depressi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others?
Experts are trying to figure out why the coronavirus is so capricious. The answers could determine how to best protect ourselves and how long we have to. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Beech, Alissa J. Rubin, Anatoly Kurmanaev and Ruth Maclean Tags: Quarantines Politics and Government Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Epidemics Genetics and Heredity Princess Cruises World Health Organization Africa Bangkok (Thailand) Brazil Cambodia China Daegu (South Korea) Dominican Republic Dubai Source Type: news

World Press Freedom Day: The Assault on Media Freedom in Asia Worsens During COVID-19 Pandemic
By Josef BenedictKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 29 2020 (IPS) May 3rd marks World Press Freedom Day around the world. During this COVID-19 pandemic, a robust media environment is critical: access to life-saving information is key in the fight against the virus. As governments impose a range of restrictions in attempts to curb the pandemic, journalists help hold authorities to account by providing analysis, engaging in debate about government actions, and creating a space for dialogue about the future we all hope to see. However, civic freedoms are under assault across the world. Data released by the CIVICUS Monitor in its Pe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Josef Benedict Tags: Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

New clothes pile up at Cambodian factories. Coronavirus forces U.S. brands to cancel orders
The drop in foreign orders is devastating workers in the Southeast Asian country, which counts on the garment industry for 40% of its economic output. Those still employed now fear contracting COVID-19 inside cramped factories. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Pierson Source Type: news

Vietnam Winning New War Against Invisible Enemy
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 14 2020 (IPS) Vietnam, just south of coastal China, is the 15th most populous country in the world with 97 million people.According to its Ministry of Health (MoH), as of 13 April, there were 262 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 144 recovering or discharged from hospitals, and no deaths. Poor country, early action With officials acting quickly to trace and test contacts, as well as quarantine and treat the infected, Vietnam contained the first wave of infections in January. Following a second wave of 41 new cases, Vietnam imposed a national isolation o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Asia-Pacific Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Female entertainment workers and condom use negotiation in post-100% condom use era Cambodia - Brody C, Reno R, Chhoun P, Kaplan K, Tuot S, Yi S.
This study aims to understand the ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Peacekeeping radio stations provide COVID-19 information to vulnerable communities in conflict-affected countries
UN Peacekeeping radio stations have in recent decades helped build support for peace process in a dozen countries around the world including Cambodia, Croatia, Namibia and Timor-Leste.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe to Get New TB Drug
[Aurum Institute] Today, the Aurum Institute and its partners, as part of the IMPAACT4TB project, announced that five high-burden TB countries will roll out a new, shorter drug regimen (known as 3HP) to prevent TB. The announcement comes as countries around the world mark World TB Day, which takes place every year on March 24th. Countries that will initially provide the new regimen with funding from Unitaid, U.S. PEPFAR and the Global Fund include Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe. More than 120,0 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cambodia reports three new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 87
Cambodia reported three new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total to 87, the health ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cambodia reports two new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 86
Cambodia reported two new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total to 86, health authorities said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

‘None of Us Have a Fear of Corona’: The Faithful at an Outbreak’s Center
A gathering of 16,000 at a Malaysian mosque became the pandemic ’s largest known vector in Southeast Asia, spreading the coronavirus to half a dozen countries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Beech Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Religion and Belief Quarantines Muslims and Islam Mosques Rohingya (Ethnic Group) Pew Research Center Tablighi Jamaat Shincheonji Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony Brunei Cambodia F Source Type: news

Cambodia reports 21 new cases of coronavirus, bringing total to 33
Cambodia reported 21 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, raising its tally to 33. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A network analysis of culturally relevant anxiety sensitivity and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in Cambodians - Hinton DE, McNally RJ, Fairfax RCE, Harachi TW.
The Anxiety Sensitivity Index (ASI) measures fears of anxiety-related symptoms based on respondent beliefs about their harmfulness. This is the first network analysis of anxiety sensitivity and PTSD, and the first to explore an addendum of culturally salie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cruise Ship Docks in Mexico, Passengers Allowed to Disembark After Being Denied Entry in Jamaica, Cayman Islands Amid Coronavirus Fears
A cruise ship from the Miami-based cruise line MSC Cruises has docked at Cozumel, Mexico after being denied entry to Cayman Islands and Jamaica amid fears of COVID-19. MSC Cruises said in a statement emailed to TIME Thursday morning that MSC Meraviglia is “currently waiting for local health officials to board the ship to conduct customary checks provided for by maritime protocols.” A passenger on board the ship, who asked not to be identified, confirmed to TIME that the vessel had docked in Cozumel and that those onboard are “waiting for authorities to clear the ship.” The ship is allowed to dock a...
Source: TIME: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan and Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 health onetime UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Cruise Ship Carrying Over 6,000 People Denied Entry to Jamaica and Cayman Islands Amid Coronavirus Fears  
A cruise ship from the Miami-based cruise line MSC Cruises has been denied entry to the Cayman Islands and Jamaica amid fears of the novel coronavirus. The MSC Meraviglia from was blocked from entering the port in Ochos Rios, Jamaica on Tuesday, health officials said. The ship, carrying more than 4,500 passengers and over 1,600 crew members on a 14-day cruise of the Caribbean, was denied entry after health officials found that one crew member, reporting flu-like symptoms, had been placed in isolation. “The crew member had a cough, fever and associated muscle pains with a travel history to a country of interest relati...
Source: TIME: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 health onetime Source Type: news

Coronavirus spreads to Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, Iraq, Spain, Algeria, Austria and Brazil while cases explode in Italy by 45% in one day
(Natural News) Over the last 36 hours or so, the coronavirus spread has now been confirmed in a slew of new countries, including Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, Iraq, Spain, Algeria and Austria. Cases are already confirmed in Belgium, Lebanon, Finland, Sweden, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Israel, Cambodia, Nepal, Afghanistan, Russia and many other countries. An infection is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A U.S. Woman Who Traveled on the Westerdam Cruise Ship Does Not Have Coronavirus After All, CDC Says
An American woman feared to have potentially spread COVID-19 to other passengers aboard Holland America Line’s Westerdam cruise ship does not seem to have the novel coronavirus after all, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed. The false-positive is only the latest development in the Westerdam saga. After rumors spread that a passenger on board the Westerdam had coronavirus, the vessel was denied entry at ports in five different countries—even as the cruise line maintained that nobody on board was sick with COVID-19. Passengers celebrated when some were finally allowed to disembark ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Source Type: news

Malaysia says American coronavirus case now tests negative for virus
Malaysian health authorities on Saturday said an American passenger of a cruise liner docked in Cambodia has now tested negative for the novel coronavirus, a week after she had been declared the country's 22nd confirmed virus case. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news