Tag Archives: COVID19

Could COVID-19 infection be responsible for your depressed mood or anxiety?

Doctors told you that your COVID-19 virus infection cleared months ago. However, even though you no longer struggle to breathe, and your oxygen levels have returned to normal, something doesn’t feel right. In addition to constant headaches, you find yourself struggling with seemingly easy tasks. The fatigue you experience makes moving from the bed to… Read More »

How COVID-19 opened a new chapter for population and public health

(Photo by Morsa Images/Getty Images) COVID-19, against a background of growing awareness of health inequities, has expanded how we define population health. New laws, policies and funding have helped spur solutions. The Black Lives Matter movement, begun in 2013 to highlight the deaths of Black men and women by law enforcement, has swelled to include… Read More »

Coronavirus survivors might experience more intense COVID-19 vaccine side effects, experts say

Coronavirus survivors who receive the COVID-19 vaccine may experience more intense side effects following the first dose, experts say.  Two small studies, one from researchers with Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and the other from researchers at the University of Maryland, suggested that those who were previously infected with SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus, were… Read More »

Demand for mental health and suicide prevention services soars during Covid-19 pandemic

Demand for mental health supports and suicide prevention services have soared across Ireland during the 13-month Covid-19 pandemic.  he revelation from Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health, Prof Ella Arensman, has verified mounting anecdotal concerns that the pandemic is having a significant mental health impact through extended isolation, lack of social interaction, financial stress… Read More »