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Child’s Cancer Doesn’t Raise Parents’ Divorce Risk, Curb Plans for More Kids: Study

MONDAY, May 25, 2020 — Having a child with cancer doesn’t appear to affect parents’ risk of splitting up or their plans to have more kids. That’s the conclusion of a Danish study that compared more than 12,400 parents of children diagnosed with cancer between 1982 and 2014 to nearly 70,000 parents whose kids were… Read More »

Roundup: European Commission’s latest effort to help fight COVID-19, NHS COVID-19 app uptake dependent on privacy, and more news briefs

EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO HOST PLEDGING EFFORT TO FUND INTERNATIONAL COVID-19 RESPONSE The European Commission have announced an international pledging conference starting on Monday 4 May, to raise money for life-saving tools and treatments for the fight against COVID-19. Along with its partners, the EU hope to raise €7.5 billion to kick-start the necessary development of universally… Read More »

The US is starting to see ‘glimmers’ that social distancing could be slowing the spread of coronavirus — but there’s more to do, officials say

“It’s communities that will do this. There’s no magic bullet (for Covid-19), there’s no magic vaccine or therapy, it’s just behaviors,” said Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the task force. “Each of our behaviors translating into something that changes the course of this viral pandemic over the next 30 days.” Cases and deaths are soaring:… Read More »