'Dirty foreigners' are to blame for COVID-19: impacts of COVID stress syndrome on quality of life and gratitude among Singaporean adults - Ang CS, Das S/O A Sudha Ann Nancy AAELE.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused widespread emotional distress. The current study sought to ascertain the impact of COVID stress syndrome on quality of life and gratitude. The COVID-19 Stress Scale, COVID-19 Quality of Life Scale, and Gratitude Resentme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Could the decrease of the number of hospitalizations for suicide attempts in France be related to limited access to care? - Oli é E, Nogue E, Picot MC, Courtet P.
Evidence has shown that the COVID outbreak negatively impacted the mental health of the population in general. Still, few have commented on how this impact has translated into suicidal behaviors although many experts alerted on the potential risk of suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

China ’s New 5-Year Plan is a Blueprint for the Future of Meat
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has set the lab-grown meat industry abuzz with the release of its official five-year agricultural plan (pdf in Chinese) on Jan. 26. For the first time, China included cultivated meats and other “future foods” like plant-based eggs as part of its blueprint for food security going forward. Grown from animal stem cells in a bioreactor and nourished on a nutrient broth, cultivated meats are a relatively new technology that promises to upend traditional animal agriculture by replacing slaughterhouses with laboratories. But while alternative meat companies have ...
Source: TIME: Science - January 27, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything Food & Agriculture healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Nigeria: Senate Passes Bill On Infectious, Contagious Diseases
[This Day] The Senate has passed a bill to provide for a national framework for the control of outbreaks of infectious diseases in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q4 and Full-Year 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (January 25, 2022) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for fourth-quarter and full year 2021. “Our 2021 performance reflects continued strength across all segments of our business. Guided by Our Credo, I am honored to assume the role of CEO, leading our global teams in continuing our work to deliver life-changing solutions to consumers, patients, and health care providers” said Joaquin Duato, Chief Executive Officer. “Given our strong results, financial profile, and innovative pipeline we are well positioned for success in 2022 and beyond.” OVERALL FINANCIAL RESULTS ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Financial Source Type: news

Researchers use mobile device data to predict COVID-19 outbreaks
A recent Yale-led study was able to accurately predict outbreaks of COVID-19 in Connecticut by using anonymous location information from mobile devices. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 24, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New Zealand rolling out new COVID-19 restrictions
New Zealand is rolling out new COVID-19 restrictions as the country works to prevent an outbreak in cases driven by the omicron variant. #outbreak #newzealand (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One surrendered Hong Kong hamster tests COVID positive as city lockdown grows
Hong Kong authorities said on Sunday one hamster surrendered to authorities by pet owners had tested positive for COVID-19 and that over 2,200 hamsters had been culled as the city struggled to... #hongkong #outbreak #citylockdown #petowners (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First flights leave Chinese city Xi'an as travel curbs ease
The first commercial airline flights in one month have taken off from Xi’an in western China as the government eased travel curbs imposed after a coronavirus outbreak ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Arizona sues Biden to keep school anti-mask rules
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is suing the Biden administration over its demand that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools if they don’t have mask requirements or close due to COVID-19 outbreaks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russia hits all-time high of new infections, blames omicron
Daily new coronavirus infections in Russia have reached an all-time high and authorities are blaming the highly contagious omicron variant, which they expect to soon dominate the country’s outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Public Alerted About Outbreak of Avian Influenza in W/Region
[Ghanaian Times] Takoradi -- The Western Regional Directorate of Public Health has alerted stakeholders and the public about the outbreak of avian influenza (AI) in the Sekondi- Takoradi Metropolis and the Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipality in the Western Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Australia records deadliest day of pandemic with 80 deaths
Australia has reported its deadliest day of the pandemic with 80 coronavirus fatalities, as an outbreak of the omicron variant continues to take a toll (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nepal imposes tough restrictions as virus cases set record
Nepal’s capital has shut schools, ordered citizens to carry vaccination cards in public, banned religious festivals and instructed hotel guests to be tested every three days as it battles its biggest COVID-19 outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): admission and care of people in care homes, DHSC/CQC/UKHSA (updated 20th January 2022)
How to protect care home residents and staff during the coronavirus outbreak. Update in this version (published 20th January 2022) - updated guidance throughout in line with the latest clinical advice from the UK Health Security Agency. See the summary change note in the guidance for a full breakdown of all updates. Update in version published 17th August 2021 - updated ' Admission and care of residents in a care home during COVID-19 ' to reflect the change in guidance on 16 August that you no longer have to self-isolate after confirmed close contact with a positive case of COVID-19 if you are fully vaccinated or under 18...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news