Those over age 65 who self-reported as socially isolated were more likely to have a future hospital admission or emergency room visit, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Population Health Management.
Low socioeconomic families — and particularly women — experienced increased financial hardship, food insecurity, domestic violence and mental health challenges during COVID-19 lockdown measures in Bangladesh, a new research study shows.
COVID-19 would need to kill an additional one million white Americans for their average life expectancy to fall to levels seen by black Americans during non-pandemic years, an analysis published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found.
Almost a million Rohingya refugees stuck in Bangladesh marked three years since escaping from Myanmar on Tuesday, with coronavirus forcing them to hold a day-long "silent protest" inside their flimsy, leaky huts.
The Libyan Red Crescent retrieved the bodies of 22 refugees and migrants off the coastal town of Zwara on Sunday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, likely to be from a shipwreck that took place last week.
The white supremacist who slaughtered 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques had intended to burn down the mosques afterward, a prosecutor said in court on Monday, while describing two of those praying as making heroic efforts to stop the mass shooting.