Traditional polls ask people whom they would vote for if the election were today, or for the percent chance that they might vote for particular candidates. But asking people about the political preferences of social circles and communities might yield more accurate results.
The news from Pfizer suggests we may be at the end of the beginning of the pandemic. We now have even more reason to redouble our pandemic control and mitigation efforts, so that we can limit the disability and death from new infections until vaccines become available.
This post describes findings in a special issue of the Journal of American Geriatric Society, which contribute to a better understanding of the determinants of cognition and dementia in India and underscore the importance for future research.
Despite sustained changes in where people were, and who they were with, participants’ reports of stressors, financial worries, and emotional well-being only worsened in the initial weeks of the pandemic, but then had rebounded by May.
While the employment shock in the present crisis initially hit both genders, the COVID-19 public health crisis could have a major impact on women, especially on their career trajectories and the well-being of working mothers.