With online school largely inaccessible, children in the low- and middle-income countries are being forced into labor—threatening years of progress. Indian elementary and middle schools are closed indefinitely while reopening the economy remains a top priority.…
American Indians and Alaska Natives have been found to be
Among the myriad challenges of distributing a COVID-19 vaccine across remote swathes of Africa, South America, and Asia: keeping vaccines cold. Some of the most promising vaccine candidates may need to be stored at “Antarctic-level temperatures.” Outside of the 25 most…
Crowded, multi-generational homes have become tinderboxes for COVID-19 transmission among Latinos in San Francisco. In the hyper-gentrified Mission District, some single rooms are occupied by 10 people; individuals pay $300 a month to live in a closet.
COVID-19 easily ranks as the worst global health emergency that the WHO has ever faced, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said today,
White. Female. Middle class. This profile gets the most attention when it comes to research into eating disorders—in reality they cast a much wider net.
COVID-19’s next devastating consequence: hunger. A collection of food companies, the UN Foundation, and others are warning that COVID-19 could cause the number of people suffering chronic hunger to double in the coming months, The Guardian reports.
A new Lancet Infectious Diseases article quantifies how COVID-19 gets more dangerous with age.
Brazil’s isolated indigenous tribes are already particularly vulnerable to any contagious diseases. As COVID-19 sweeps the globe, evangelical missionaries are setting up shop dangerously close to their home base.
Iron deficiency tests are getting it wrong—and that has major implications for nutritional interventions in Africa, according to a new study in BMC Medicine.