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Slow to start, China mobilizes to vaccinate at headlong pace  The Associated Press Bahrain, Facing a Covid Surge, Starts Giving Pfizer Boosters to Recipients of Chinese Vaccine  The Wall Street Journal World Health Organization authorizes China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use  CNN Schools in Ontario shut until September; EU adds Japan to safe travel list – as …

Feeling stigmatized, threatened or discriminated against correlates with structural heart abnormalities in Latinos, according to a preliminary study. Why it matters: Experts increasingly recognize the negative effects of discrimination on physical wellbeing, and the American Medical Association has identified racism as a public health threat. How it works: The study measured the left ventricle and …

Nearly 80 percent of higher education faculty report dealing with student mental health issues–issues that more than 90 percent of faculty believe have worsened or significantly worsened during the pandemic, according to a new nationwide survey led by a Boston University mental health researcher. The vast majority of faculty members, myself included, are not …

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority reported 761 new Covid-19 cases. As the vaccine rollout continues, public health officials are pleading with the public to continue following precautions. “We are at a critical moment that many in public health are talking about in terms of being in a race essentially between the vaccine …

Housed at the ETSU/Eastman Valleybrook campus, Project EARTH prepares public health graduates to work in almost any environment, especially the kinds of low-resource environments that might exist in rural areas, overseas and in post-disaster settings. “Centriworks is pleased to announce their partnership with ETSU’s Project EARTH,” said Steve Sumner, Centriworks president. “Being an environmentally responsible …

We have major bottlenecks with producing the vaccines, but the WHO say that it doesn’t have to be like this. There are many companies that could have produced them if they had been authorized to do so. There are things we can do to ease the bottlenecks right now and we could hugely increase vaccine …

Yes, it’s time. We need a county health department, and we need it now. Over the past few years, there’s been discussion of a county health department and the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, with the exception of Commissioner Craig Lehman, have insisted it was not a necessary need or expense for our citizens. We …

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, which not long ago had one of the country’s lowest COVID-19 infection rates, is confronting an alarming spike that some experts worry could be a harbinger nationally. In what public health authorities across the U.S. have been warning for months might happen around the country, the resurgence is being fueled …

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At a time when the coronavirus pandemic has sparked interest in public health education programs nationwide, Loyola University says it is launching a new undergraduate public health degree. In a news release the school said that students in the fall will be able to pursue a bachelor’s of arts or science …

A British man has been sentenced to two weeks in jail and fined for breaking a coronavirus quarantine order in Singapore By ANNABELLE LIANG Associated Press February 26, 2021, 7:50 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SINGAPORE — A British citizen was sentenced to two weeks in jail and …