Angela Rasmussen on Covid-19: ‘This origins discussion is the worst thing about Twitter’
Did Sars-CoV-2 emerge from a Huanan market stall or a lab? For the American virologist, who has been abused online for defending a ‘natural’ origin, the evidence is clearAngela Rasmussen studies the interactions between hosts and pathogens and how they shape disease. Before the pandemic, she worked on the emerging viruses that cause Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers), Ebola, dengue and avian flu. Then, when Covid-19 erupted,the American virologist, who works at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, was drawn into the debate over where it came from. She has beenamong the most vocal scientists on Twitter defendi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 13, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Laura Spinney Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Culture Source Type: news

Biggest polio threat in years sparks alarms from New York to California
Officials are concerned after the COVID-19 pandemic fueled a continued backslide in vaccinations for all diseases. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - August 13, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money Source Type: news

Colleges warn students about monkeypox risk as fall term approaches
Monkeypox, which spreads through intimate contact, poses yet more public health challenges for campuses weary of a coronavirus pandemic now in its third year. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nick Anderson Source Type: news

Suicide numbers during the first 9-15 months of the COVID-19 pandemic compared with pre-existing trends: an interrupted time series analysis in 33 countries - Pirkis J, Gunnell D, Shin S, Del Pozo-Banos M, Arya V, Aguilar PA, Appleby L, Arafat SMY, Arensman E, Ayuso-Mateos JL, Balhara YPS, Bantjes J, Baran A, Behera C, Bertolote J, Borges G, Bray M, Breci ć P, Caine E, Calati R, Carli V, Castelpietra G, Chan LF, Chang SS, Colchester D, Coss-Guzmán M, Crompton D, Curkovic M, Dandona R, De Jaegere E, De Leo D, Deisenhammer EA, Dwyer J, Erlangsen A, Faust JS, Fornaro M, Fortune S, Garrett A, Gentile G, Gerstner R, Gilissen R, Gould M, Gupta SK, Hawton K, Holz F, Kamenshchikov I, Kapur N, Kasal A, Khan M, Kirtley OJ, Knipe D, Kolves K, Kölzer SC, Krivda H, Leske S, Madeddu F, Marshall A, Memon A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Nestadt P, Neznanov N, Niederkrotenthaler T, Nielsen E, Nordentoft M, Oberlerchner H, O'Connor RC, Papsdorf R, Partonen T, Phillip s MR, Platt S, Portzky G, Psota G, Qin P, Radeloff D, Reif A, Reif-Leonhard C, Rezaeian M, Román-Vázquez N, Roskar S, Rozanov V, Sara G, Scavacini K, Schneider B, Semenova N, Sinyor M, Tambuzzi S, Townsend E, Ueda M, Wasserman D, Webb RT, Winkler P, Yip PSF, Zalsman G, Zoja R, John A, Spittal MJ.
BACKGROUND: Predicted increases in suicide were not generally observed in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the picture may be changing and patterns might vary across demographic groups. We aimed to provide a timely, granular picture of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Covid-19 incidents in vehicular traffic in the city of Portoviejo - Ecuador: intersection between Manab í and America avenues - Zambrano R, García J, García-Vinces J, Delgado D.
The objective of this work was to compare the distribution of current vehicular traffic, its frequency, and reasons for use against results obtained in investig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of COVID-19 on traffic accidents in the province of Manab í - Vera V, Larrea J, Caballero M, Delgado D.
The effects of COVID-19 have been evident in various sectors globally, especially in vehicular flow, due to the traffic restrictions implemented to stop its spread. The present work aims to compare the number of traffic accidents and their fatalities befor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

COVID-19 influence on commuters' attitude towards riding public buses for essential trips - Amin S, Adah JU.
The key workers, required to continue to travel for essential works during the COVID-19 pandemic, are subjected to extreme health and psychological implications along with prevailing financial hardship. This paper applies the Bayesian regression analysis t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Impact of psychosocial domestic violence upon reproductive health during corona virus pandemic among women attending primary health care centers in Baghdad City - Burhan Aldeen Z, Majeed Abbas I.
OBJECTIVES: To assess Psychosocial domestic violence among women and assess the impact of Psychosocial domestic violence on women's reproductive health during the COVID-19 pandemic Methodology: A descriptive analytical study was conducted on women subj... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Covid: The symptom that can take years to recover from – seen in 90% of mild Covid cases
CORONAVIRUS has been present in the UK for over two and a half years, and scientists are learning more about the virus and how long the symptoms it causes last for - even for mild cases of covid. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC New Covid-19 Quarantine Guidelines Viewed As ‘Giving Up’ On Pandemic Response
Plus, these new CDC guidelines no longer recommend that most institutions like schools routinely test for Covid-19. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

New CDC Covid-19 Quarantine Guidelines Viewed As ‘Giving Up’ On Pandemic Response
Plus, these new CDC guidelines no longer recommend that most institutions like schools routinely test for Covid-19. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Neurological Problems Common In Children Hospitalized With Covid-19
New study: Neurological complications affect 1 in 12 children hospitalized with Covid-19 and "can have a significant impact" on their lives. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

New CDC COVID Guidance Wins Plaudits, Brickbats
(MedPage Today) -- Two very strong and polarized reactions have swamped Twitter over the CDC's new loosened COVID-19 guidelines. The comments are slinging from citizens, scientists, and medical practitioners. One camp is happy "it's finally over... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 12, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

People Exposed to Coronavirus May Need to Take as Many as Three At-Home Tests, F.D.A. Says
Repeat tests, spaced two days apart, reduce the odds of false negative results, the agency noted. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science your-feed-health Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Coronavirus Omicron Variant Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

What the New C.D.C. Guidelines Mean for You
The new recommendations put the onus on individuals to protect themselves. Here ’s how to navigate them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Tests (Medical) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Masks Vaccination and Immunization Contact Tracing (Public Health) Education (K-12) Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news