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Hawaii public health shakeup follows other states’ amid coronavirus pandemic

The public health leadership in Hawaii appears to be in turmoil amid the coronavirus pandemic after the state’s embattled epidemiologist was placed on paid leave Friday. Dr. Sarah Park became the third public health official to depart recently. Earlier in the week, Bruce Anderson, director of the state Health Department, announced he was stepping down,… Read More »

Home COVID-19 tests could help find people while they are contagious, experts say. Health Canada isn’t convinced

Article content continued “If it’s done in a haphazard way … you might actually create more problems, confusion than the actual benefits because you might get maybe a higher risk of false negative results,” Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada’s deputy chief public health officer, said Tuesday during a COVID-19 briefing. Morris wants the government to seriously… Read More »

Coronavirus pandemic is worsening transgender mental health to alarming levels – Washington Post

Brenda Emery hoped that after undergoing surgery, she would be comfortable in her body as a transgender woman. Then, the coronavirus pandemic caused cancellation of elective surgeries. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) Alyssa Fowers Graphics reporter focusing on data visualization and analysis William Wan National correspondent covering health, science and news August 18 at 10:00 AM… Read More »