• Vaccination campaigns can reduce the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Many African countries have no COVID-19 vaccination policy for pregnant women as a study in the BMJ Global Health journal shows pregnant women with COVID-19 are seven times more at risk of death.
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  • We Still Don't Know What Works Best to Slow the Spread Of COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Time

    At the start of 2020, most of the world was terrified. Faced with a novel, deadly pandemic virus, something most of us had not expected to experience in our lifetimes, and witnessing the carnage the virus reaped in Wuhan, China, and Lombardy, Italy, countries worldwide went into protection mode.
    To reduce viral transmission and save lives, nations implemented pandemic control policies. These included “test and trace,” isolation of infected people, quarantining of those exposed, indoor mask mandates, and closing various venues to try and reduce contact between individuals. Daily life in...
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  • Australia to Expand Rollout of Fifth COVID Vaccine Shot

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Australia will roll out a fifth dose of COVID-19 vaccine later this month to all citizens aged 18 and above who have not contracted coronavirus or been vaccinated in the past 6 months, Health Minister Mark Butler said on Wednesday.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • Parental survey of the sleep patterns and screen time in US school children during the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

    1 month ago - By BMC

    This study compared sleep duration, screen exposure and sleep quality in school-aged children before COVID-19 to that during school closures and again when schools re-opened in fall 2020.
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