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Lay epidemiology and the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic

Lay epidemiology and COVID-19

Was the COVID-19 virus moving around the world in late 2019? And did we actually already have that information, but lacked the collective framework to make the knowledge coherent? In terms of seeding and propagating the COVID-19 virus within the... More…
Health Inequalities and COVID-19

Health Inequalities and COVID-19

why the poor and disadvantaged are more likely to die of COVID Anxious politicians want to make the case that COVID doesn’t discriminate, in order to frame the fatalities as effecting us equally. As the BBC’s Emily Maitlis made clear... More…
Are cities bad for our mental health?

Are cities bad for our mental health?

Are cities bad for our mental health? The question of cities and mental health was once a key topic for sociologists and psychiatrists. In the 1930s, sociologists Faris and Dunham argued that the prevalence of schizophrenia in Chicago was caused,... More…