Covid-19 Omicron outbreak: deaths from infection behind New Zealand’s record death rate in 2022

The Director General and Head of the Public Health Authority, Dr. Andrew Old, the Department of Health's Chief Scientific Advisor, Dr. Ian Town, and Te Whatu Ora's interim national medical…

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Some healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 are showing unexpectedly low responses to vaccinations

A subset of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 had an unexpectedly weak response to the vaccinations, according to Cedars-Sinai investigators. The results of the new study are published in iScience,…

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An analysis of excess mortality rates during the COVID-19 pandemic in countries with aging populations

In a recent JAMA network open Study examines the relationship between excess mortality and economic factors, health, population and well-being before and during the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. To…

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An analysis of excess mortality rates during the COVID-19 pandemic in countries with aging populations

In a recent JAMA network open Study examines the relationship between excess mortality and economic factors, health, population and well-being before and during the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. To…

Continue ReadingAn analysis of excess mortality rates during the COVID-19 pandemic in countries with aging populations