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Strategies ignore pandemic’s early lessons around chronic diseases — ScienceDaily

Researchers are warning U.S. leaders and health officials against national strategies for a “new normal” of life with COVID-19. The warning, published in a Journal of General Internal Medicine viewpoint, argues that talks of a new normal fail to incorporate important lessons from the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic: the significant role of […]

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‘Shielding’ strategies instead of lockdowns would have led to tens of thousands more deaths, new modelling shows — ScienceDaily

Shielding those vulnerable to COVID-19, while allowing the virus to spread, largely unmitigated, through the rest of the population, would have failed according to a new modelling paper published today in PLOS Global Public Health by University of Bath scientists. Shielding strategies or “focused protection,” as advocated for in the Great Barrington Declaration, would have […]

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What Are the “5 A’s” to Help Manage Stress? Mental Strategies

Learn the “5 A’s” to better manage stress, which includes avoiding, altering, adapting, accepting, and being active. Almost everyone will encounter some level of stress regularly, so it is crucial to discover healthy strategies to manage and minimize its effects. While stress can feel overwhelming at times, you can control it once you understand what […]

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After comparing 17.5 million strategies, researchers validate CDC’s vaccine rollout recommendation — ScienceDaily

A year ago, amid surging COVID-19 cases and a limited supply of newly developed vaccines, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention faced a big question: Who should be at the front of the line to get a vaccine? Students living in college dorms or people living with chronic kidney disease? Grandmas or teachers? […]

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Scientists develop ‘optimal strategies’ computer model that could significantly reduce future COVID-19 infections and deaths — ScienceDaily

A team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a predictive computer model that, when tested on real pandemic data, proposed strategies that would have reduced the rate of both COVID-19 infections and deaths by an average of 72 per cent, based on a sample from four countries. The model, called […]