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High rates of depression, anxiety, PTSD worldwide among health workers during COVID-19

A new systematic review of 65 studies from around the world involves a total of 97,333 health care workers and finds that 1 in 5 have experienced depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yufei Li, Nathaniel Scherer, and colleagues at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, U.K., present these findings… Read More »

Safest way to handle the holidays during a pandemic

With the coronavirus pandemic worsening again,  the holidays are going to be a challenge this year, so a Harvard epidemiologist offered something of a survival guide for navigating travel, family gatherings, and other autumnal activities. William Hanage, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said it’s important to… Read More »

A Fly Landed in Mike Pence’s Hair During the VP Debate and Twitter Lost Its Mind

So there we were, watching the vice presidential debate, wincing at the interruptions and laughing at the memes—and then, out of nowhere, came The Fly. The Fly settled into Mike Pence’s coiffed, icy hair and just…hung out for a while. Pence talked. And Pence talked. And Pence talked some more. And the fly just…chilled. It… Read More »