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The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami

The psychological fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has yet to fully show itself, but some experts have forecast a tsunami of new disorders, and news accounts have amplified that message. The World Health Organization warned in May of “a massive increase in mental health conditions in the coming months,” wrought by anxiety and isolation. Digital… Read More »

Hidden death toll: Doctors say people dying as they avoid ERs due to COVID fears

Health-care providers are warning of an unseen toll COVID-19 could take if people die because they are too afraid to go to an emergency room for serious health issues unrelated to the pandemic. “There’s going to be secondary harm. Make no mistake,” said Dr. Alan Drummond with the Canadian Federation of Emergency Physicians. “To what… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 7,097 with 938 daily fatalities

‘New cases are NOT accelerating out of control… and that’s good news’: Official charts show UK’s coronavirus curve IS flattening, despite grim record of 938 new deaths – more than Italy’s worst daily tally – taking toll to 7,097 Lockdown appears to be working in the battle against coronavirus with hospital admissions slowing recently  Govt… Read More »