Teens (ages 13–18) report seeking relief from stress, anxiety, and depression as top reasons for substance use

Prevalence of persistent SARS-CoV-2 in a large community surveillance study - Nature

Among 52000 borrelia seropositive individuals, borrelia seropositivity was associated with short-term risk of atrioventricular block but not other conduction disorders or long-term increased risks

Healthcare providers’ assumptions about patient preferences drive underutilization of lifesaving oral hydration salts in treating childhood diarrhea in low- and middle-income countries

Arexvy and Abrysvo RSV vaccines prove cost-effective for U.S. seniors, slashing RSV illness risks

Ebola vaccine cuts fatality even in people who were infected before the jab, new study shows

New study estimates that 163k excess natural-cause deaths in the US were not reported as COVID19 deaths, or 15.8 excess deaths for every 100 reported COVID deaths

Why Similar Policies Resulted In Different COVID-19 Outcomes: How Responsiveness And Culture Influenced Mortality Rates

Updated Covid vaccine has 54% effectiveness, new data suggest

Researchers have developed a silicon surface covered in nanosized spikes that is 96% effective in impaling and destroying a common virus responsible for causing respiratory illnesses…

Syphilislike diseases have plagued humans for 14,000 years

A new study reports 309 lab acquired infections and 16 pathogen lab escapes between 2000 and 2021

Statistics did not prove that the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market was the early epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic

Vaccination against COVID-19 consistently reduced the risk of long COVID symptoms by about 40%, finds a new study from the UK, Spain, and Estonia of more than 20 million people.

There was no change in Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) rates in young people during the pandemic or after the introduction of COVID-19 vaccinations according to a new study based on autopsy reports from the Veneto region of Italy

Respiratory distress in SARS-CoV-2 exposed uninfected neonates followed in the COVID Outcomes in Mother-Infant Pairs (COMP) Study - Nature Communications

Having a universal coronavirus vaccine that targets all coronaviruses in advance of the next coronavirus pandemic can save up to 7 million hospitalizations and 2 million deaths even when it is the only intervention being implemented and its efficacy is as low as 10%.

Viruses | Timely Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 RNA Fragments in Wastewater Shows the Emergence of JN.1 (BA.2.86.1.1, Clade 23I) in Berlin, Germany

Political economy of COVID-19: windows of opportunities and contestations in East Africa - Humanities and Social Sciences Communications

Why India did not allow Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine

Risk of POTS after vaccine versus COVID-19 confounded - Nature Cardiovascular Research

A Decade of Tweets: Visualizing Racial Sentiments Towards Minoritized Groups in the US Between 2011 & 2021

A cohort study of more than 1.5 million hospital admissions in Canada through the first 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic has quantified the benefit of vaccinations

The iceberg of dementia risk: empirical and conceptual arguments in favor of structural interventions for brain health

Prospective Association Between the Dispensing of Antidepressants and of Medications to Treat Osteoporosis in Older Age

Global warming could drive the emergence of new fungal pathogens - Nature Microbiology

Monkeypox circulating for five years before 2022’s global health emergency: The infection mutated to better spread between humans after silently circulating since at least 2016, finds new study

Measles deaths up 40% in 2022 as vaccinations dropped during COVID pandemic

Half of COVID survivors still had symptoms at 3 years, more reinfections amid Omicron

Vaccination of older adults would provide substantial health benefits by reducing RSV-related illness, hospitalization and loss of productivity.

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