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Without Good Public Health Strategy, The Coronavirus Pandemic Could Make Antimicrobial Resistance Worse

Dr. Rodney Rohde, a virologist and clinical laboratory expert, explains how the Covid-19 pandemic can make antimicrobial resistance a bigger problem if health systems aren’t careful. Antimicrobial-resistant infections are a major problem around the globe. WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images Like most of my public health; healthcare, medical laboratory, environmental services and other related professionals,… Read More »

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 »

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 »

The Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 – Trauma- and Stress-Related Disorders in the Pandemic

The CDC calculated that some 200,000 American lives would be lost to the coronavirus pandemic by Labor Day weekend 2020. Beyond the tragic mortality in the U.S. come morbidity impacts hitting mental health in America, hard. And some people are being hit-harder than others, a report from the Centers for Disease Control details. Overall, 4… Read More »