Medical Health Cluster


Study Finds Significant Increase in Firearm Assaults in States that Relaxed Conceal Carry Permit Restrictions

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the average rate of assaults with firearms increased an average of 9.5 percent relative to forecasted trends in the first 10 years after 34 states relaxed restrictions on civilians carrying concealed firearms in public. […]

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COVID Rates Jump After Denmark Lifts All Restrictions

Since Denmark became the first major country to lift its remaining coronavirus restrictions at the beginning of February, it has recorded more COVID-19 cases per capita than most other places in the world. COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths have jumped by nearly a third, signaling a warning to the U.S. and […]

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The Reemernce of Seasonal Respiratory Viruses in Houston, Texas, after Relaxing COVID-19 Restrictions

ABSTRACT Measures intended to limit the spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus at the start of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic resulted in a rapid decrease in other respiratory pathogens. Herein, we describe the trends of respiratory pathogens in a major metropolitan health care […]

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