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Dealing with the global tsunami of mental health problems during and post COVID-19

The pandemic threatens to reverse years of global development, including in the countries that can least afford to start going backwards

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During pandemic, racism puts additional stress on Asian Americans

People of Asian ancestry face challenges by racism and xenophobia during the COVID-19 pandemic amidst rumors and blame placed on China

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Silk offers homemade solution for COVID-19 prevention

Biology study finds silk offers more protection than cotton or synthetics

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How do Americans view the virus? Anthropology professor examines attitudes of COVID

How Americans' attitudes and responses have changed during the time of the pandemic

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Most infants are well even when moms are infected by COVID-19

UCSF study shows reassuring initial findings for infant health

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COVID-19 screening of asymptomatic people could decrease infections, deaths

Low-cost, recurring screening of asymptomatic people could decrease COVID-19 infections and deaths and be cost-effective

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Belief in conspiracy theories is a barrier to controlling spread of COVID-19

Conspiracy beliefs predict resistance to COVID-19 vaccination and preventive behaviors, study finds

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COVID-19 and the decolonization of Indigenous public health

Indigenous communities in Canada have experienced lower rates of infection and lower death rates from COVID-19 than the general population

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As pandemic progressed, people's perceived risks went up

Individual's personal risk assessments were found to be linked to behavioral changes

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Study shows a safer UV light effectively kills virus causing COVID-19

First proof that Ultraviolet C light with a 222 nm wavelength -- safer to use around humans -- effectively kills the SARS-CoV-2 virus

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Pandemics and epidemics could exacerbate racism xenophobia

Instincts developed to protect us from illnesses can generalize into avoidance of healthy individuals who look, speak or live differently

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Which are the countires where there is not coronavirus?

Despite the fact that we are experiencing a pandemic, there are some nations that, so far, have not reported infections

When do people retweet health agencies' COVID-19 messages?

New insights could help guide future communication strategies during the pandemic and in similar crises

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How important are Latinos in US elections?

Latino voters play a crucial role in tipping the scales one way or the other

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