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California Coronavirus Deaths: The Toll on Hispanic Americans

Virginia Herrera, left, whose fiancé of nine years, Jesse Ruby, died of Covid in January, with her daughter, Ginger. “This took us by surprise,” Ms. Herrera said. ”Never in a million years did I think he wasn’t going to make it.”Credit…Sarahbeth Maney for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index How the… Read More »

Overdose deaths during pandemic may be linked to mental healthcare access

According to experts, difficulties in accessing mental healthcare could be linked to excess deaths due to drug overdoses during the pandemic. On Monday, the Bipartisan Policy Center and the polling firm Morning Consult released a survey of 2,200 adults that found many faced significant barriers in accessing mental healthcare. This follows a newly released study… Read More »

Covid lockdown UK: Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales rose to highest EVER level in 2020

Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales spiked to highest EVER level in 2020 and the biggest rise was in middle-class women – as experts say Covid lockdowns helped fuel the 20% yearly rise in fatalities Office for National Statistics report published today found there were 7,423 alcohol-related deaths in 2020   Alcohol death toll was a… Read More »