Global Statistics

All countries
60,240,061
Confirmed
Updated on November 25, 2020 12:21 pm
All countries
41,197,649
Recovered
Updated on November 25, 2020 12:21 pm
All countries
1,417,858
Deaths
Updated on November 25, 2020 12:21 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
60,240,061
Confirmed
Updated on November 25, 2020 12:21 pm
All countries
41,197,649
Recovered
Updated on November 25, 2020 12:21 pm
All countries
1,417,858
Deaths
Updated on November 25, 2020 12:21 pm
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Electoral psychology: Why people vote … or do not vote

The 100 Million Project. This is a large survey that aims to get to the root of why so many U.S. individuals choose not to vote.The Knight Foundation note that in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, around 43% of eligible voters did not cast their ballots.To find out why this was, The 100 Million Project…

Anxiety symptoms increased during the pandemic, Google Trends show

Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, highlights the burden the COVID-19 pandemic has placed not only on people’s physical health but also their mental health.COVID-19 has had a profound effect on people. The world is approaching one million recorded deaths from the disease. And, some of those who recovered from the initial virus effects…

Is there a link between thunderstorms and an increase in ER visits?

JAMA Internal Medicine, may offer valuable insights, given the likely increased severity of thunderstorms due to climate change.Research has shown that our hearts and lungs are likely to bear the brunt of the damage that climate change will do to our health.According to Dr. Mary B. Rice — an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard…

The Recovery Room: News beyond the pandemic — September 25

Tim Newman, MNT‘s Senior News Editor, wrote this article to mark World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21. The feature answers several crucial questions: Are Alzheimer’s disease and dementia the same thing? Is dementia an inevitable part of the aging process? Does dementia only affect older adults? And do vitamins and supplements have any role to…

Video gaming as a child related to improvements in memory

studies have shown that playing video games could improve learning and may even protect against dementia in older adults.The authors of a recent review of the evidence on video games concluded that gaming could have benefits for both cognitive and emotional skills.In a new study, which features in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, researchers…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…