The US is nearing the stark milestone of 200,000 deaths, nine months after the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, as cases in the UK rose to a four-month high and Europe continued to see rising infections.
The number of novel coronavirus infections in Iran rose by 3,341 from Sunday to Monday, the highest daily tally since early June, taking total cases to 425,481, the Health Ministry spokeswoman said on Monday.
A recent study has stressed the importance of providing mental health care facilities, at a time when anxiety and depression rise among people amid the pandemic, and when primary care clinics, especially in rural areas, are facing increased patient needs.
New research presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), held online this year, shows that having a greater exercise capacity is associated with a significantly decreased all-cause mortality risk of between 25-33 percent in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Large number of people suffering from noncommunicable diseases, obesity and increasing elderly population are the main reasons behind the high COVID-19 fatality rate in Punjab, India, experts maintained.