Discuss with your doctor whether or not you need a booster – and if so, which vaccine will work best for you.
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As boosters are authorized for all three COVID-19 shots available in the US, the ability to swap out vaccine types looks to be a boon to the immune system.
The burden of dealing with plastic waste tends to fall on the shoulders of developing countries.
Women and girls in low-income countries are disproportionately likely to be affected by the plastic waste that’s flooding our planet.
Do you regularly find yourself scrolling through COVID news stories on social media, and can’t tear yourself away? You’re not alone.
India is sending doses overseas again, but exports are unlikely to properly ramp up until all Indian adults have been vaccinated.
A hybrid work arrangement means employees divide work time between the office and home.
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Even when the pandemic ends, the vast majority of US companies are expected to let many employees continue to work at least part time from home.
Today’s announcement sent a clear message to all regions – get to a 90% vaccination rate or face the possibility of a lockdown when COVID-19 inevitably arrives.
Smoke and dust as food is prepared for a traditional Māori feast or Hangi, Rotorua New Zealand.
Many Indigenous people in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand are lacking food security due to public health orders preventing them from traditional food sourcing.
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Today should not be seen as ‘freedom day’. But it is the first step towards a time when the pandemic won’t dominate our daily lives.
Now restrictions are easing, some people who have not used alcohol or other drugs recently may start to use them again, and need to be aware of their reduced tolerance.
Every infected person is assigned a local case officer who can personalise the support they receive.
Reckless policies are to blame for Brazil’s high death toll.
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More than 600,000 Brazilians have died of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. A new report says the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are responsible for around half.
Humans are unable to face the stark reality of death, and often engage in various forms of denial.
The right prescription?
The Bank of England is weighing up the costs of a change.
Antibodies (light blue) binding to the spike proteins (dark purple) on the outside of the coronavirus.
AstraZeneca’s durable monoclonal antibody treatment has shown promise in phase 3 clinical trials.
South Asians in Canada have reported some of the highest mental health issues this year. Listen to our podcast where we discuss the challenges associated with the pressure of being a ‘model minority.’
Recently, Statistics Canada revealed that South Asians have reported lower levels of mental health than any other Canadians during the pandemic: a neuropsychology student explains some of the reasons.
On Don’t Call Me Resilient, we speak with Satwinder Bains, associate professor and director of the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley and Maneet Chahal, co-founder of Soch Mental Health.
Recently, Statistics Canada revealed that South Asians reported lower levels of mental health than any other Canadians during the pandemic.
In this episode, we discuss some of the reasons South Asians are reporting higher rates of mental health issues than any other group. Here a group of young South Asians at Besharam, a Toronto nightclub hosted by DJ Amita (pre-pandemic).
The pressure of needing to be a model minority — successful, quiet, hardworking — can force people to internalize their mental anguish and ends up leaving gaps in our mental health services.
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Australians coalesced around a strong federal government during the second world war. In recent decades, however, the states have taken primacy in people’s lives.
Children have been hearing about the dangers of COVID since the pandemic began. Here’s how to help them understand and cope with a positive diagnosis.
Jimmy Kisembo, a Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger looks up at a lion on his daily monitoring patrol in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.
Africa’s public and private protected areas took a massive blow from the collapse in tourism because of the pandemic. Tourism is a key source of funding for managing protected areas.