COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers at risk of poor mental health

A new study has examined the mental health of nearly 1,300 healthcare workers in China who dealt with COVID-19 patients. The research looked at symptoms of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress. Share on PinterestNew research offers insights into the mental health of healthcare workers who are directly engaged in treating COVID-19. Jianbo Lai, from the […]

Why social distancing is key in containing the new coronavirus

Researchers say that SARS-CoV-2’s rapid spread is likely due to the movements of people with no or very mild symptoms — namely, those who are unaware that they even have the virus. That is why social distancing is such an important containment measure, they explain....