Prevalence of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection In this article authors discuss the persistent symptoms after acute COVID-19 illness and attempt to estimate the prevalence and correlates of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). Research involved a population-based probability survey Read More
New onset heart failure related to COVID-19 In this article, authors aim to described the point-prevalence and outcomes of new heart failure diagnoses among patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Research was conducted using retrospective analysis of patients whom were admitted with Read More
This week’s summary highlights a few burning questions that have persisted throughout the pandemic – how COVID-19 has affected (1) employment, especially that of parents of school-age children, (2) students’ mental health and wellbeing, and (3) college life. How is Read More
Neurological manifestation of SARS-CoV-2: Inflammation and therapeutics This article discusses extrapulmonary infections and manifestations related to COVID-19. As discussed in previous articles, the usual complaints of ageusia, anosmia, myalgia, and headache are prominent in individuals, however, reports of stroke, encephalopathy, Read More
Mental Health This study examined factors of mental distress among the younger population (aged 16-25) in order to further contribute to the research regarding mental health and COVID-19.  Specifically, the article assessed the impact of lockdown-related changes in various life Read More
This scoping review synthesized the literature related to maternal health and COVID-19.  Literature published through September 11 was included in the review.  It was divided into the following categories:  direct effects on pregnancy, intrauterine transmission, labor and delivery, breastfeeding and Read More
The prevalence of mental health issues usually increases during times of crises and uncertainty and the current pandemic hasn’t proved otherwise.   This article states that a Medline literature search was conducted in late September and this search resulted in over 23,000 Read More
As we settle back into our desk chairs after a holiday week, it’s important to note that we are headed into the 10th month of this pandemic. These 10 months have created a dramatic shift in our daily lives and Read More
Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19 While the public health emergency the led to widespread school shutdowns focused on preserving the physical health of students, their families, and others with whom they came into contact, many are emphasizing the Read More
Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Suicide During COVID-19 Pandemic This publication from the CDC discusses that communities are facing mental health challenges. From June 24-June 30, 2020, US adults reported elevated mental health conditions associated with the pandemic. Young adults, Read More

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