Extreme temperatures take deadly toll on people in Texas prisons, study finds — ScienceDaily

The U.S. has the world’s largest population of prisoners, and Texas holds more incarcerated people than any other state. As climate change continues to increase the severity, frequency and duration…

With Innovation, We Can Keep Reducing the Toll of COVID-19

Scrolling through social media these days, you’ll see that loud extremists continue to dominate COVID-19 discourse. At one pole are the denialists who argue—incorrectly—that COVID is “just a cold.” At…

Global toll of sudden, mysterious hepatitis in children rises to 650 cases

Last week, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control reported a total of 614 cases under investigation in 30 countries. About one-third of the cases, 222, are in the…

From Estee Lauder to Apple, China’s Covid restrictions take their toll

Factories in China affected by Covid lockdowns can conditionally resume work, by housing workers on-site. Pictured here is an auto parts manufacturer in Suzhou that has had 478 employees on…

Highway death toll messages cause more crashes — ScienceDaily

Displaying the highway death toll on message boards is a common awareness campaign, but new research from the University of Toronto and University of Minnesota shows this tactic actually leads…

India Is Stalling the W.H.O.’s Efforts to Make Global Covid Death Toll Public

An ambitious effort by the World Health Organization to calculate the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has found that vastly more people died than previously believed — a…

Harkness bells toll for the second anniversary of COVID-19

A special concert by the Yale University Guild of Carillonneurs at Harkness Tower marked the second anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. Julia Wojtkowski 11:58 pm, Mar 13, 2022 Courtesy of…

Official COVID-19 death toll tops 6 million as pandemic ebbs in many places but roars on in others

The official global death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 6 million on Monday – underscoring that the pandemic, now entering its third year, is far from over. The milestone, recorded by…

COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on women’s health – World

Brazzaville, 3 March 2022 – Disruptions to essential health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt broadly. As the world marks International Women’s Day, a new World Health…

Indiana reports 6,878 new COVID-19 cases; death toll rises by 113 – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – New COVID-19 data has been released by the Indiana State Department of Health. ISDH says 6,878 more Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19; those tests were recorded…