“Anytime you disrupt society like this and literally move millions of people, infectious diseases exploit that,” said Dr. Mike Ryan, director of the Medical Emergencies Program WHO, said last week. “People get together, they’re stressed, and they don’t eat, they don’t sleep properly. They’re very vulnerable… And there’s a greater chance the disease will spread.”
Russian attacks are increasingly targeting urban areas and Covid-19, understandably, is not a priority as civilians try to keep themselves and their families safe. “People don’t seek care because they’re afraid of the security situation; healthcare workers can’t come to their workplace, because they’re worried about their own security and (are) taking significant risks amazed,” Smallwood added.
As refugees move to neighboring countries, public health officials are begging those countries to cater to the complex health needs of Ukrainians fleeing, including from mental health services. God comes to protect from infectious diseases like Covid-19. Those neighboring countries’ health ministries “assured me that there was no shortage of a Covid-19 vaccine,” Kluge said.
Overall, Kluge said, Covid-19 cases are falling in Europe, but the war is changing the picture. He added: “It is with my deepest sadness to see my region emerging from two years of terrible pandemic, now facing the devastating impact of hostile acts. military adversary against tens of millions of people in Ukraine and beyond.
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“You should still wear a mask, especially if you’re in crowded, poorly ventilated places. This is especially important if you’re immunocompromised or have chronic medical conditions that could make you more likely to get sick. serious outcome if infected with Covid-19,” added Wen. “Others should decide based on how much they want to avoid contracting Covid-19 and the importance of being disclosed.”
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Women in the world’s richest countries feel let down by their governments after the pandemic
More than 60% of women in G7 countries, on average, whose lives have been altered by the Covid-19 pandemic, say their governments are not giving them much support to deal with the changes, according to a new poll by the World Health Organization. CNN.
The CNN survey found that although both men and women in G7 countries, who have experienced disruptions in their lives due to the pandemic, feel they are largely unsupported by the government, their sentiment of women is more obvious.
None of these seven countries reported a majority of women saying they received as much or more of the support they needed.
Hong Kong faces a ‘preventable disaster’ after betting on Covid zero. In Europe, Austria abandons vaccination mission
As cases surged this year, with locally transmitted cases surging to 312,000 in the past two weeks, the government has re-imposed its strictest rules, limiting public gatherings in two-person level, closing restaurants and bars after 6 p.m. and tearing down public playgrounds.
But it’s still not enough. With some other levers to pull, the government plans to launch a mandatory batch of mass testing, in an attempt to purge the city of Covid.
Study links even mild Covid-19 to changes in the brain
People with even a mild case of Covid-19 may have accelerated brain aging and other changes to it, according to a new study.
Normally people lose 0.2% to 0.3% gray matter per year in memory-related areas of the brain as they age, but research shows that people who have been infected with coronavirus lose 0.2 more % to 2. % tissue compared to those without.
Here’s how to get free antiviral medication if you test positive for Covid-19
The US government’s pilot program to treat Covid-19 is underway, with pharmacy clinics ordering shipments of Covid-19 antiviral drugs, and some locations expected to supply them. provide this service within the next few days.
The Covid-19 antiviral drugs Paxlovid and molnupiravir have been made freely available in the United States, but quick access can be a challenge for some.