The study demonstrated that adverse childhood experiences can have lasting affects.
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People with adverse experiences during childhood − whether physical, emotional or sexual abuse − had higher rates of death and hospitalization decades later from COVID-19.
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There are a number of pathogens which are reported to be causing the outbreak of respiratory illness in China.
With rising cases and as we head towards the festive season, testing remains important.
Students preferred using WhatsApp at some cost over another platform that didn’t require data.
Surface proteins on a virus enable it to attach to and get inside a cell to start replicating.
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Viruses can get into cells in several ways. Figuring out how to stop them from entering in the first place is a key to developing better vaccines and stopping future pandemics.
Air purifiers were meant to save us from COVID. A new systematic review wonders where the evidence for that is.
As the virus continues to mutate, COVID vaccines are updated. This brings us to the latest announcement about the new ‘monovalent’ vaccines.
The sum is greater than the parts when researchers build an ensemble from multiple coordinated but independent models.
Policymakers rely on models during uncertain times to figure out how their choices could affect the future. Over the pandemic, an ensemble of many COVID-19 models outperformed any one alone.
Wearing a mask at the shops, on public transport and in other crowded settings will improve your chances of a COVID-free Christmas.
An expert in infection prevention and control explains.
This is expected to be the smallest Omicron wave so far. But eligible older and vulnerable people are still recommended to have a booster.
While some improvements were made by some children and schools, the overall impact of the scheme has been small.
People tend to ‘panic buy’ in times of crisis, which often leads to shortages of essential items.
Understanding the traits of different customer groups can help shoppers and businesses serve their communities more ethically and effectively, especially in times of crisis.
People walk past the University of Toronto campus during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto in June 2020.
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The COVID-19 pandemic affected college towns profoundly and highlighted the complex relationship between universities and their host communities.
South Africa’s finance minister, Enoch Godongwana.
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South Africa’s fiscal situation is arguably at its worst in the post-apartheid era but the proposed solutions are contentious.
Open distance institutions need a comprehensive framework for multimedia teaching and learning.
Institutions mustn’t waste the lessons learned during the height of the pandemic about the powerful role that multimedia can play in learning and teaching.
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The narrator of Charlotte Wood’s new novel has shed her life to live with nuns. The world intrudes in the form of COVID, a mouse plague and recovered bones, delivered by someone from her past.
Pseudolaw looks a bit like law. It uses legal texts and sounds like something a lawyer might say. But it does not follow normal legal rules. So where did it come from, and why it is so worrisome?
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Adenoviral vaccines are widely used. We need to know why some people get deadly blood clots.
One student in a study said they would have loved to receive emails about school closures: ‘I always had to ask my parents. Sometimes they don’t read the emails.’
Insights from youth about COVID-19 school closures and youth exclusion from pandemic-related decisions suggest we have an opportunity to improve how we support youths’ rights.