Scientist analysis flasks of saliva of TB patients.
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Intensified efforts to obtain funding are urgently required to mitigate and reverse the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on TB.
Bronze bull outside the stock exchange building in Shanghai, China.
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Will China’s government find a balance between protecting its citizens and supporting its economy.
Perfectionists tend to be unable to or at least reluctant to adapt to changing situations.
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Although teen perfectionists often appear to be doing well on the surface, they are not impervious to hardships. They are young people who are often in need of support.
Parents may well feel the need to ‘crack down’ on kids’ screentime. But a whole-family approach might be more successful.
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The forced confinement imposed to a greater or lesser extent in European countries is directly linked to problems of insomnia, anxiety and depression in people over the age of 50.
Economic well-being is crucial to population health.
Lockdown measures may stop the spread of the virus. But they can also lead to a larger and more protracted public health crisis in the form of deprivation and hunger.
Women need to be involved at every level of decision-making.
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As with Ebola, it is often only when the harm is done that people working on the response realise health emergencies disproportionately harm women.
The 2020 COVID lockdown witnessed an upsurge in crime in Ibadan, Nigeria.
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Nigeria should consider embracing a decentralised policing system as community mobilisation during COVID lockdown ensured law and order.
People reported memory loss during the pandemic.
A side-effect of pandemic response measures has been the impact on our mental health. But memory problems are a natural response to the environments created by the lockdowns.
People in South Africa felt anxious and stressed during the COVID-19 lockdown.
An urban park as a slice of history.
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Turning a disused Victorian railway bridge into an elevated walkway and garden has the potential to rejuvenate a forgotten part of the city.
In Toronto, lockdown measures asked residents to remain at home.
Examining how COVID-19 lockdowns and stay-at-home orders were implemented in Toronto, Johannesburg and Chicago reveals the impact they had on vulnerable communities.
Anti-mask protesters hold signs during a demonstration against measures taken by public health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 in St. Thomas, Ont., in 2020.
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Trying to convince people to trust the basic institutions of Canada and each other is not enough. Economic divisions create a trust divide that threatens Canadians’ way of life.
No, you’re not imagining it. Your feet may be wider or longer and your shoes stiffer.
With learn-from-home likely to return during the pandemic or other emergency, it’s important we understand why many migrant families found this mode of education delivery so challenging.
Even learners in affluent schools lost around two-thirds of a school year.
Time out of school erased a year’s worth of schooling for public school learners in South Africa.
Physical activity can be an important tool for recovery from the collective trauma experienced and exacerbated throughout the pandemic.
During spring and summer, as more people consider exercising outdoors, a trauma- and violence-informed approach to physical activity can help ensure equity, inclusion, safety and access.
Children missed out on some of the curriculum, but not on learning.
The ministerial code states that misleading parliament is a offence requiring a resignation. But it’s the prime minister himself who decides if the rule has been broken.
If you cannot communicate a concept clearly, then you don’t understand it well enough yourself.