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Lack of access to water, sanitation, hygiene services in sub-Saharan Africa may have COVID impacts

Researchers from the Arnold School’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics have led a study examining the access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. They published their findings in BMC Health Services Research. “The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted important needs in water, sanitation and hygiene services and standard practices […]

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Common Causes Of Appendicitis

Prostock-studio/Shutterstock By Azure Hall/Aug. 31, 2021 9:25 pm EDT While going about your regularly scheduled day, you’re struck with a sharp pain in your lower abdomen. Quick check, right side or left side? Is it gas? Are you dying? That appendix sits in your body like a ticking time bomb ready to cause anxiety every time […]

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Research finds hundreds of millions of Africans lack basic means of preventing SARS-coV-2 transmission

Millions of people across the African continent are at risk of contracting COVID-19 because of a lack of the most basic public health tools to protect themselves—including the essentials of soap and water. These measures—known as non-pharmacological public health interventions (NPIs), and including physical distancing or isolation at home to prevent transmission—are among the simplest […]

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Common Causes Of Anxiety

Anxiety can be a part of your everyday life you just get used to, or it can become something debilitating that has significant impacts on your life. To someone on the outside looking in, your anxiety over normal situations may seem extreme, or an outsider might be amazed at how you handle it all. Anxiety […]