Medical Health Cluster


BMI Has a Stronger Influence on COVID-19 Mortality in Ethnic Minorities

New research published in  Nature Communications  suggests a stronger association between obesity and COVID-19 mortality in individuals from Black, South Asian and other ethnic minority groups in England compared with White individuals. BMI and ethnicity are established independent risk factors for COVID-19 severity and mortality. There is growing body of evidence suggesting the possible […]

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Vaccine Spheres of Influence Tracker

Four months after the first coronavirus vaccination campaigns began, many people—especially those living in low- and middle-income countries—are still wondering when their turn to get a shot will come and which vaccine they will receive. Based on government websites and statements, publications or contracts by vaccine manufacturers, and major local […]

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