As of Nov. 30, 2022, 62.5% of children and adolescents are unvaccinated against COVID-19.
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Nurses who identify as Democrats have a significantly higher likelihood of having their children vaccinated against COVID-19 than those who identify as Republicans.
The COVID vaccine should be available to everyone regardless of gender, sexuality and class.
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LGBT+ people have been eligible to receive COVID vaccines, but lack of ID cards, discrimination, accessibility issues and misinformation have emerged as challenges to do so.
When it comes to reducing the spread of COVID, ventilation is often an afterthought. But cleaner air needs to be front and centre of our COVID mitigation strategy. Here’s why.
The restraints on COVID-19 misinformation on Twitter are off.
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A wealth of research on social media shows that COVID-19 misinformation is damaging to public health.
We don’t have a lot of scientific evidence on how much additional protection a fourth dose would offer younger adults. But on balance, giving them the option could be worthwhile.
Protesters march along a street in Beijing on Nov. 28, 2022.
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Comparisons have been made to the 1989 demonstrations that led to the Tiananmen Square massacre. An expert on Chinese protests explains why that is half right.
A new study of people in England sought to understand what factors make people more or less susceptible to developing long COVID.
It seems like no-one is mentioning the dark days of lockdowns. But it’s worth sharing our feelings as we look to an uncertain future.
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Some vulnerable populations may have fallen through the cracks despite efforts to improve access to HIV services during the pandemic in Nigeria.
COVID-19 lockdowns significantly reduced access to and the provision of antiretroviral treatment services.
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The individual stories of migrant women are essential in understanding if HIV healthcare strategies and programmes are working.
Experts across the board have identified inequality as a major challenge to efforts to end AIDS.
The pandemic posed serious challenges to Canada’s immigration system, but it also provides an opportunity to start creating a system that is fairer for all.
As Canada plans to welcome 500,000 new permanent residents a year by 2025, the government must make changes to make the immigration system more fair and transparent.
Young people are angry at COVID restrictions, but also poor job prospects and China’s heavy-handed suppression of free speech.
Nobody wants a case of COVID or flu as a take-home gift from their office Christmas party.
Ridership on public transit had been declining even before the spread of the virus.
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Public buses, subways and trains are relatively safe, fast and cheap. But competition from rideshares and concerns over COVID-19 will soon see some local agencies short of funds.
For one, washing your hands is unlikely to prevent COVID spread.
President Xi Jinping may be concerned about a spike in the death rate if China’s tough COVID restrictions are lifted – and the political fallout from it.
Analysis of Victoria’s winter COVID wave found Paxlovid and Lagevrio reduced the risk of hospitalisation and death. The results were better for Paxlovid, but not everyone can take it.
A new survey of Australian authors finds that while author incomes have (very slightly) grown, they remain perilously low – which makes it hard to find time to write.
Protests in China, while not super rare, tend to be highly localised. But these anti-lockdown protests have triggered a more national response.