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WHO says pandemic has caused more ‘mass trauma’ than WWII

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) speaks after Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases during the 148th session of the Executive Board on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, January 21, 2021. Christopher Black | WHO | via Reuters The Covid-19… Read More »

Young adults hardest hit by loneliness during pandemic, study finds

As psychologists worry that the coronavirus pandemic is triggering a loneliness epidemic, new Harvard research suggests feelings of social isolation are on the rise and that those hardest hit are older teens and young adults. In the recently released results of a study conducted last October by researchers at Making Caring Common, 36 percent of… Read More »

Over 20,000 Hungarian nurses reject relocation amid pandemic

BUDAPEST – More than 20,000 nurses had signed a petition by Monday against a law passed by Hungary’s parliament this month that allows public healthcare workers to be relocated to another hospital for up to two years. Hungary, like other east European countries, is grappling with a shortage of medical workers during the coronavirus pandemic,… Read More »

Removing regulatory barriers has helped hospitals save lives during the pandemic

As the coronavirus began to spread throughout the country, hospitals have been repeatedly overwhelmed by waves of infected patients who need immediate access to medical care. In response, governors and legislators took groundbreaking steps to waive government barriers that prevent hospitals from increasing the number of beds and adding additional services to care for these… Read More »