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How ‘excess deaths’ show COVID’s real impact, and point to better ways of combating pandemics

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada Canada and most other countries have seen significant rates of ‘excess deaths’ during the pandemic — many more people dying than the average for previous years Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Apr 09, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  405 Comments According… Read More »

Pets linked to maintaining better mental health and reducing loneliness during lockdown, new research shows

Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against psychological stress during lockdown, a new survey shows. Most people who took part in the research perceived their pets to be a source of considerable support during the lockdown period (23 March — 1 June, 2020). The study — from the University… Read More »