• A Pandemic within a Pandemic - Intimate Partner Violence during Covid-19

    8 days ago - By New England Journal of Medicine

    As Covid-19 cases surged in the United States in March 2020, stay-at-home orders were put in place. Schools closed, and many workers were furloughed, laid off, or told to work from home. With personal movement limited and people confined to their homes, advocates expressed concern about a potential...
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  • Higher viral loads can increase mortality rate in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and cancer

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    Higher viral loads are associated with a greater risk of death among cancer and non-cancer patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 , researchers report September 15 in the journal Cancer Cell.
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  • Early COVID-19 deaths may have been listed as pneumonia, diabetes, stroke

    8 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Modelling by the Actuaries Institute shows there were more than 500 unexpected deaths in March and April, with researchers suggesting many of them could have been from undetected COVID-19.
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  • Loneliness doubled among older adults in first months of COVID-19, poll shows

    8 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Staying close to home and avoiding crowded places can help older adults reduce their risk of COVID-19. But a new national poll suggests it comes with a cost, especially for those with health challenges. In June of this year, 56 percent of people over the age of 50 said they sometimes or often felt isolated from others - more than double the 27 percent who felt that way in a similar poll in 2018.
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