COVID-19 Cases Drop Amid New Concerns About Variant Strains | TODAY

While COVID-19 cases continue to drop across the country, experts are still worried about the spread of variant strains of the virus. Meanwhile, the brutal … source

Seeking solace, finding resilience in a pandemic

In times like these, it can feel wrong to feel happy. There is so much suffering in the world that appreciating the goodness that still exists can seem unempathic, if not altogether futile. A landmark study on happiness often mentioned at dinner parties and social gatherings (when we had those things) considered how people react… Continue reading Seeking solace, finding resilience in a pandemic

Dr. Kelley Lee ""The politics of global disease outbreaks: What must we learn from Ebola?"

Dr. Kelley Lee Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, BC Dr. Lee speaks about “The politics of global disease outbreaks: What … source

Coronavirus News: Health Ministry Meet Today After Mutant Coronavirus Spreads Rapidly In UK

Mutant Coronavirus Strain in UK: The Health Ministry has called a meeting today of its joint monitoring group on COVID-19 to discuss a mutant coronavirus that … source

Cancer Patients Worry Pandemic Will Impact Care

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Battling cancer is tough in normal times, but many U.S. cancer survivors are concerned the coronavirus pandemic will interfere with their care and put their health at risk, a new study finds. “This study demonstrates the importance of clear communication between health… Continue reading Cancer Patients Worry Pandemic Will Impact Care

Public health officials criticized for weighing into politics

Public health officers in British Columbia and Alberta are being criticized for some of their back-to-school messages that some say are crossing into politics. source

COVID-19: World Health Organisation begins inquiry in Wuhan, China

After being quarantined, World Health Organisation investigators have begun their inquiry into the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. The virus first … source

Debate attendee says Trump family put ‘politics above public health’

Kristin Urquiza, a guest of Joe Biden at the presidential debate, who lost her father to COVID-19, discusses attending the debate and how the guests handled the … source

Coronavirus: What Europeans have learned from a year of pandemic

The pandemic inspired a new-found, national respect for German scientists, says the BBC’s Jenny Hill. Virologist Christian Drosten is now a household name, as is Lothar Wieler, who runs the Robert Koch Institute that advises the German government. So are the married BioNTech founders Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci, who developed the first approved vaccine.… Continue reading Coronavirus: What Europeans have learned from a year of pandemic

COVID-19: Mental health services under intense pressure

Services which provide support for peoples mental health have come under intense strain during the pandemic according to providers. Children who have … source