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Sunday saw record single-day increase in new COVID-19 cases worldwide

The World Health Organization on Monday reported the highest one-day increase in coronavirus cases, a total of 307,930 in a 24-hour period, the highest number recorded since the start of the pandemic. The United States, India, and Brazil, the countries with the highest number of total coronavirus cases, logged the highest numbers of new cases… Read More »

In COVID-19 Pandemic, Nigerian Teacher Basirat Olamide Ajayi Can ‘Teach the Whole World’

Lagos, September 7: or many 12th graders, the closure of Nigeria’s public schools to combat the spread of COVID-19 presents a particular problem: How to prepare for crucial, final exams? Basirat Olamide Ajayi, a math teacher in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest city, came up with a solution. Also Read | Pakistan to Reopen Schools, Colleges in Phased… Read More »

Identification and treatment key in responding to COVID-19 health anxiety in children

Early identification and treatment is vital to avoid long-term mental health consequences from COVID-19 among children and young people, say researchers. Writing in the Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Journal, the psychologists from the University of Bath highlight how health anxieties can be triggered by changes like returning to school and argue that young people need… Read More »