Telemedicine and lower-barrier access to buprenorphine hold potential to make gains against the opioid epidemic after the COVID-19 crisis subsides.
Isolation and barriers to harm reduction services could increase overdoses and new HIV infections among people who use drugs, experts worry.
Children's health experts are concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on healthy growth and development, especially among vulnerable kids.
Worldwide conditions that are becoming increasingly conducive to viral spread may merit comprehensive re-evaluation of our public health preparedness and response.
Respiratory viruses are known to cause severe complications in people with sickle cell disease, many of whom already face significant challenges.