A new study by The University of South Australia has found mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression and suicidality are widespread among people seeking asylum in Western nations, including Australia.
The research, conducted by UniSA’s Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Research Group (MHSPRG), was published in the British Medical Bulletin, and examined data from Australia, Europe, Canada and the United States, finding asylum seekers from all regi…
Maine CDC reports increase of 37 coronavirus cases, 25 new recoveries – WMTW Portland
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 37 coronavirus cases on Thursday and no new deaths.
AUGUSTA, Maine —The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 37 coronavirus cases on Thursday and no new deaths.
The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died remains at 146.
The 37 additional cases bring the total in Maine since the outbreak began to 6,064.
According to the Maine CDC, 5,269 people have recovered from the virus, an increase of 25 since Wednesday.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:
- Deaths: 146
- Total Cases: 6,064
- Confirmed cases: 5,411
- Probable cases: 653
Israel Confronts Revolt as Ultraorthodox Defy Covid Public-Health Rules – The Wall Street Journal
Distrust of government and the desire to preserve a way of life is fueling a broad backlash
JERUSALEMAs Israel eases its second nationwide lockdown, a revolt among ultra-Orthodox Jews against public health guidelines is complicating efforts to control the coronavirus outbreak.Across Israel, schools and most businesses are closed. People are required to wear masks in public, and outdoor gatherings over 20 people are banned. Police and city inspectors patrol the streets, handing out fines to rule breakers. Signs on highway banners and city billboards remind people to wear masks and social…
Charts show coronavirus risk associated with activities, gatherings – Business Insider – Business Insider
As winter approaches, here’s a guide to help you assess the coronavirus risk associated with daily activities.
The US reported more than 70,400 new COVID-19 cases on Friday — the highest daily total since July.
Twenty-one states have set single-day records for new infections in the past 10 days.
Indeed, COVID-19 cases are surging for the third time in the US since the start of the pandemic — a spike experts think could become the largest yet. It’s happening, they say, because more people are spending time indoors as the weather gets cold, and Americans are simultaneously feeling fatigued by pandemic safety…
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