The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related news and information.
- Gender in the time of COVID-19: Evaluating national leadership and COVID-19 fatalities
Culture matters more than a leader’s gender in how a nation survives a global pandemic, according to a study. The authors found that pandemic outcomes hinged primarily on how egalitarian a country is. Countries that prioritize the well-being of society in general, have fared better over the past year than more individualistic cultures. Source: The Conversation
- Colonialism, Contagion and the Race to Vaccinate
The video explores how a massive earlier epidemic - that of tuberculosis in various French colonies in the 1930s - reshaped the anti-colonial struggle, putting into question the main tenets of the French "civilising mission". Source: Bonington Gallery
- How to Talk to Family and Friends about COVID-19 Vaccines
COVID-19 vaccines are new, and it’s normal for people to have questions about them. The sheer amount of information—and misinformation—about COVID-19 vaccines can be overwhelming to anyone. You can help by listening without judgement and identifying the root of their concerns. Source: CDC
- Missing again: US racial and ethnic data for COVID-19 vaccination
Among the 12 928 749 people who initiated vaccination against COVID-19 (ie, received at least one dose of vaccine) during the first month of the US vaccine roll-out (Dec 14, 2020, to Jan 14, 2021), data for race and ethnicity were missing for 48·13% of people, despite the reporting form prominently indicating that data for race and ethnicity are required. These data are essential to ensure that the vaccine roll-out meets stated standards and maintains equity in vaccine access and vaccine confidence. Source: The Lancet
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