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To Fight Loneliness, Research Says “Use a Little Wisdom”

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Anna* has become increasingly lonely during the COVID-19 lockdown. “My work is pretty solitary at the best of times, and although I love what...

Researchers develop model to estimate false-negative rate for COVID-19 tests —...

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Even with more than 1.5 million Americans receiving a COVID vaccine each day, officials estimate it will take many more months before enough people...

Why much more coronavirus relief is needed | News

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Government aid on a large scale is needed to help Americans facing deep financial hardship because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to experts from...

The Mental Health Impact of COVID-19

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It would be interesting to know more about the mental health consequences of the 1918 pandemic, but there is little data. Historically, it was the...

How social isolation and loneliness impact brain function

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A mother and daughter socially isolated due to quarantine from Coronavirus Covid-19 Source: MT-R/ Shutterstock In March of 2020, over 316 million Americans (96%) were quarantined...

Coronavirus: What Europeans have learned from a year of pandemic

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The pandemic inspired a new-found, national respect for German scientists, says the BBC's Jenny Hill. Virologist Christian Drosten is now a household name, as...

Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Don’t ask me which vaccine is best, please

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The concept of consumer choice when it comes to immunisation, or even medications, is alien. No-one asks about the brand of their annual flu...

‘Classic triad’ of symptoms misses positive COVID-19 cases, study finds —...

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Extending the symptoms that trigger a PCR test for COVID-19 could help detect around a third more cases of the disease. New research led by...

Smart Viruses and Stupid People

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Source: Syaibatul Hamdi from Pixabay The pandemic has revealed, yet again, our extensive scientific ignorance, as well as the fear and distrust many feel for...

Inside the Minds of those Trolling Captain Sir Tom Moore

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Captain Sir Thomas Moore (30 April 1920 – 2 February 2021), popularly known in the UK as ‘Captain Tom’, was a British Army officer...

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