Public Health

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"The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals." (Wikipedia)

Thousands of people in the UK are out of work due to long COVID

5 min read
Studies from multiple countries have found that long COVID is linked to an increased likelihood of not working. Here’s what’s happened in the UK.

COVID is officially no longer a global health emergency – here’s what that means (and what we’ve learned along the way)

5 min read
COVID no longer constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, but we need to be better prepared for future pandemics.

WHO declares COVID-19 no longer a global health emergency, after 3 years

2 min read
COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency, according to the WHO. However, it still poses a threat and countries are urged to remain vigilant and not let their guard down against the virus.

COVID Inquiry accused of ignoring families who paid the ultimate price

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A campaign group of bereaved families who lost relatives to COVID-19 and want the government to account for its errors during the pandemic are dissatisfied with the COVID Inquiry and feel they are being sidelined.

Experts urge Britons to wear face masks on public transport as new COVID variant spreads

4 min read
Experts are warning Britons to wear masks on public transport as the COVID variant Arcturus spreads. Despite milder symptoms and eased restrictions, COVID-19 remains a threat.

Unpredictable COVID variants: Concerns and hopes for the future

4 min read
The ongoing emergence of COVID-19 variants every two months is concerning due to the virus’ ability to evolve unpredictably. The potential impact of the new Arcturus strain on vulnerable populations, students, and the economy is a cause for concern.

Move over, Omicron: Arcturus is here to steal the spotlight

3 min read
Arcturus, a subvariant of Omicron first identified in India, has been included in the CDC’s monitoring list following its involvement in 7% of the COVID infections in the United States. A strain that has also been reported as causing red and itchy eyes in young patients.
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