Comparison of the Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable and Non-Vulnerable Groups: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
- Medicine, PsychologyInternational journal of environmental research and public health
The elderly generally experienced significantly lower levels of psychological symptoms including depression, anxiety, and perceived stress in the COVID-19 era, while pregnant women, patients with chronic diseases, and patients with pre-existing severe mental disorders showed mixed results according to each mental health outcome.
What drives support for social distancing? Pandemic politics, securitization, and crisis management in Britain
- Sociology, Political ScienceEuropean Political Science Review
A rigorous exploration of the drivers of public support for social distancing at their formative stage in the UK, via mixed methods, challenges the prevailing understanding that support for measures is driven by personal health considerations, socio-economic circumstances, and political influences.
Social vulnerability and COVID-19 incidence in a Brazilian metropolis.
- EconomicsCiencia & saude coletiva
Analysis of the spatial distribution of the incidence of COVID-19 cases in a Brazilian metropolis and its association with social vulnerability indicators showed areas that can be the target of public policies to impact the incidence.
Palliative Care in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Position Statement of the Indian Association of Palliative Care
- MedicineIndian journal of palliative care
The position statement of the Indian Association of Palliative Care provides recommendations for palliative care for both adults and children with severe COVID-19 illness, cancer, and chronic end-stage organ impairment in the hospital, hospice, and home setting.
How are adversities during COVID-19 affecting mental health? Differential associations for worries and experiences and implications for policy
Measures over the first few weeks of lockdown in the UK appear to have been insufficient at reassuring people given they are still seeing clear associations with poor mental health both for cumulative worries and also for a range of specific worries relating to finance, access to essentials, personal safety and COVID-19.
Spatial Analysis of Socio-Economic Vulnerability in COVID-19 Handling: Strategies for the Development of Smart Society and Smart Economy
Sleman Regency has always had an increasing and highest rate of COVID-19 cases in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. One of the implementations of a smart city in some cities and regencies…
Environmental scan of COVID-19 infection dashboards in the Florida public school system
- MedicineFrontiers in Public Health
An environmental scan of published dashboards that report and track new COVID-19 infections in the Florida public school system found that thirty-four percent of counties do not provide any public dashboard, and there was significant heterogeneity in the data quality and framework of existing systems.
Fighting COVID-19 and forging organic solidarities: Anthropological insights and doctors working in Pulwama
--- This article is based on the fact that the current pandemic has created a new global order and the institution that has faced the real test is the public health sector. The fragile health care…
Global Experiences of Community Responses to COVID-19: A Systematic Literature Review
- MedicineFrontiers in public health
The findings presented some practical and useful tips for communities still overwhelmed by COVID-19 to deal with the epidemic, and some community-based practices reported in this review could provide valuable experiences for community responses to future epidemics.
Impact of COVID-19 response on public health literacy and communication
- MedicineHealth promotion perspectives
The impact of COVID-19 response policies on public health literacy is addressed, including smart focused IEC targeted on vaccination and motivational sessions for health care workers and front line workers are recommended.