Monthly Archives: September 2020

Providing essential TB services during COVID-19

By Amyn A. Malik, Saira Khowaja (Global Health Directorate, Indus Health Network) In this blog series we are giving a voice to practitioners, implementers and policy-makers involved in national COVID-19 responses in low- and middle-income countries.  These posts seek to … Continue reading

Volunteers needed: Collecting information on clusters of COVID-19

What settings are linked to the transmission of SARS-CoV-2? Early on in the pandemic, a group at LSHTM realised that it would be highly important to understand where exactly transmission of SARS-CoV-2 has occurred. They did a rapid review of … Continue reading

Library Inductions for new students: welcome to our Library services

Library Inductions for new students. Welcome to all our new students! We look forward to supporting you in your studies this year. There is a lot of information for new arrivals to take in during Welcome week. When you have … Continue reading

Sleeping Sickness records

The LSHTM Archives hold a number of collections relating to sleeping sickness or African trypanosomiasis, which is an insect-borne parasitic infection of humans and other animals. It is caused by the species Trypanosoma brucei. Humans are infected by two types, Trypanosoma brucei gambiense … Continue reading

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2 – 9 September

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Beate Kampmann (09/09) Beate tells The Telegraph (£) that it is too early to say whether AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial is “doomed”, amid their decision to pause the trial after a suspected adverse … Continue reading

Households buying high volumes of sugary or diet soft drinks linked to low socio-economic status and less healthy food purchases

A new PHI|Lab study published in PLOS Medicine found that households purchasing high volumes of sugary or diet drinks are more likely to have lower socio-economic status, higher body mass index (BMI) and overall less healthy food purchases. The study … Continue reading

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