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Coronavirus: Severe mental health problems rise amid pandemic

Doctors are seeing a rise in people reporting severe mental health difficulties, a group of NHS leaders says. It follows a more than 30% drop in referrals to mental health services during the peak of the pandemic. But there are predictions that the recent rise will mean demand actually outstrips pre-coronavirus levels – perhaps by… Read More »

Rise of measles linked with emergence of large cities 2500 years ago

By Clare Wilson Cities may have provided the measles virus with an environment to succeedIain Masterton / Alamy The measles virus crossed over to people from cattle around 500 BC, supporting the idea that it could only get established as a human disease once large enough cities had developed. “It’s not proof, but it’s compatible… Read More »

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

The Rise of Virtual Races

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Dear Readers, With races around the world canceled, on hold or up in the air, a new kind of event is gaining… Read More »

Cyberbullying on rise in US: 12-year-old was ‘all-American little girl’ before suicide

[Editor’s note: This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).] Mallory Rose Grossman was your typical sixth grader. She loved cheerleading and gymnastics and was a dedicated student. She’d spend her afternoons on the trampoline or chasing her… Read More »