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A scholar of the Rwandan genocide argues that while a genocide and a pandemic are very different, the experiences of Rwanda's survivors may provide lessons on how to heal from pandemic trauma.
Vaccination rates for COVID-19 have been lower than desired for herd immunity, or when enough people become immune for new infections to stop. What will life look like without it?
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was recently approved for adolescents ages 12-15. Vaccination is essential to protect children from serious illness and quicken return to normal life.
Full population-level protection against COVID-19 will require most adolescents and children to be vaccinated. There are ethical arguments for encouraging vaccination uptake through vaccine mandates.
The B16172 variant of concern risks spreading in the UK when restrictions on indoor socialising ease on May 17.
Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of COVID-19.
Older adults in rural areas in Canada are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including related ones like social connections and public health information outreach.
New research suggests hearing about the collective benefits of COVID-19 vaccines is unlikely to change people's minds, which contradicts previous findings.
To stave off illness and melancholy, moderate drinking was advised by doctors.
Public health officials and religious conservatives fought over church closures. Data now shows that those who attended worship more frequently in the pandemic reported higher rates of the virus.
There's still a lot we don't know about the latest variant of concern: B16172.
Members of the public were more overconfident and less accurate in predicting the likely number of infections and deaths, but both groups missed the mark.
Plus, the hidden world of microscopic fungi found inside the world's biggest seed bank. Listen to episode 15 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
The emergence of a fungal infection called mucormycosis in India is another unexpected and distressing consequence of the COVID pandemic.
Vaccine passports are small sacrifice to make for the greater good.
The first few months of 2020 were critical to the World Health Organization's response to COVID-19. But the latest report into what happened wasn't all damning.
Deficient leptin levels caused by malnutrition might protect against severe COVID-19 and related death. This could be another reason for the lower than expected COVID-19 deaths in Africa.
This week's budget assumes all Australians will have the chance to be fully vaccinated by the end of the year. It's ambitious but possible.
As the peak of India's COVID crisis approaches, the country desperately needs more help from the international community.