Tag Archives: Covid-19

La pandemia desde una mirada infantil

Nahia Idoiaga Mondragon, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea; Amaia Eiguren Munitis, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea; Maitane Picaza Gorrotxategi, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea; María Dosil-Santamaría, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea; Naiara Berasategui Sancho, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea; Naiara Ozamiz Etxebarria, Universidad del País …

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La infancia, doble víctima del coronavirus

Shutterstock / chomplearn Doménica Nathaly Cevallos Robalino, Universidad de las Américas (Ecuador) La exposición prolongada a los desastres naturales o eventos como una pandemia constituyen un choque en la línea de vida de cualquier individuo. Y no podría ser de otra manera si hace casi dos años, a nivel mundial, nuestra vida dio un giro total con la aparición de …

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5 strategies employers can use to address workplace mental health issues

Many workers are stressed out. Symphonie/The Image Bank via Getty Images Patricia L. Haynes, University of Arizona COVID-19 has inflicted a serious mental health toll on many U.S. workers. Like other Americans, workers have lost loved ones, connections to friends and family, and the comforts of their daily social rhythms. The pandemic has also imposed a unique set of stresses …

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Variant Omicron BA.2 : Qu’avons-nous appris de lui jusqu’à présent ?

Paul Griffin, The University of Queensland Le nombre de cas d’infection par le variant Omicron a explosé partout sur la planète au cours des deux derniers mois. Dans de nombreux pays, le pic de cette vague a même dépassé ceux des vagues précédentes, causées par d’autres variants. Depuis quelque temps, des patients se retrouvent infectés par un sous-variant d’Omicron, baptisé …

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South African scientists on the inside story of discovering omicron – and what their experience offers the world about future variants. Podcast

After South African scientists sounded the alarm about the new omicron variant, countries around the world closed their borders. Kim Ludbrook/EPA Gemma Ware, The Conversation and Daniel Merino, The Conversation What is it like to discover a new coronavirus variant? In this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, we hear the inside story from one of the South African scientists …

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COVID misinformation is a health risk – tech companies need to remove harmful content not tweak their algorithms

file404/Shutterstock Andrew Chadwick, Loughborough University Many worldwide have now caught COVID. But during the pandemic many more are likely to have encountered something else that’s been spreading virally: misinformation. False information has plagued the COVID response, erroneously convincing people that the virus isn’t harmful, of the merits of various ineffective treatments, or of false dangers associated with vaccines. Often, this …

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Por qué aún no tiene sentido vacunar a los niños frente a la COVID-19

Shutterstock / Drazen Zigic Sergio Flores Villar, Hospital Universitario Mútua de Terrassa El porcentaje de la población mundial que ha estado en contacto con el virus SARS-CoV-2, medido a través de la seroprevalencia, ronda el 5,2% de la población, mientras que en la franja de edad que va de recién nacidos hasta los 19 años corresponde a un 1,56%. En …

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COVID: WHO recommends two new treatments – here’s how they work

Sotromivab is a monoclonal antibody that binds to the coronavirus to stop it being infectious. Kateryna Kon/Shutterstock Filipa Henderson Sousa, Edinburgh Napier University Back in early 2020, if you got ill with COVID there were no proven treatments for doctors to give you – it was one of the main things that made this disease so scary. Fast forward to …

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