The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic in March 2020, and several news outlets noted the anniversary last week.
Rampant COVID-related deceptions likely contributed to the pandemic’s spread and death toll, according to the authors of a new study in JAMA Network Open.
Essential workers — mostly Black, Latino and low-income — faced all kinds of invasive surveillance during the height of the pandemic. Yet they weren’t given the most useful information that would allow them to monitor their own COVID-19 exposure, reports Ambar Castillo at STAT.
The death rate in state and federal prisons rose by almost 50% during the first pandemic year, according to a new UCLA data project.