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Coronavirus UK: 871 more cases and 98 deaths

Are coronavirus cases now levelling off? Daily cases average drops for first time in a fortnight and 98 deaths are recorded after ONS estimated number of infections in England has fallen 12% in a week to 3,700 Statistics reveal 834 cases are being registered each day — down slightly from yesterday’s average of 835  The… Read More »

Pregnant Black and Hispanic women five times more likely to be exposed to coronavirus

Black and Hispanic pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as white and Asian women to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to a new study led by Scott Hensley, PhD, an associate professor of Microbiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and Karen Marie Puopolo,… Read More »

More Americans Pivot to Distancing and Mask-Wearing in the Hot Summer of 2020

With growing coronavirus case hotspots in southern and western states, more Americans perceive the pandemic is worsening this summer, shown by a Gallup poll published 20 July 2020. Gallup titles the analysis, Americans’ social distancing steady as pandemic worsens. The first table organizes Gallup’s data by demographics, illustrating a significant gap between how women perceive… Read More »

Suicide Attempts More Common During Postpartum Period, and More Lethal

While we have abundant data to demonstrate that the postpartum period is a time of increased vulnerability to psychiatric illness in women, it has been much more difficult to generate data estimating the risk of suicide during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Suicide is a rare event; however, suicidal ideation is relatively common among pregnant… Read More »