COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 disrupted critical mental health services, according to WHO

October 8, 2020

The global health crisis has disrupted critical mental health services in 93% of the countries it surveyed, which underscores the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights an urgent need to scale up funding, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. The WHO also said that the epidemic has increased the need for […]

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FDA Cautions About Reliability Of Abbott Coronavirus Test

May 15, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning the public about the accuracy of a widely used rapid test for the coronavirus. The test, made by Abbott Laboratories, has been linked with inaccurate results that could falsely reassure patients that they are not infected with the virus. The Trump administration has promoted the test as […]

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