PLOS Global Public Health

Climate distress linked to anxiety and action in youth

The psycho-social impacts of the climate crisis on young people in the UK.

The decline in MMR vaccine coverage left Brazil’s municipalities vulnerable to future outbreaks

The findings from this study highlight a widespread decrease in MMR vaccine first dose coverage.

Early-life lead exposure leads to a higher risk of criminal activity in adulthood

Still, multi-study review highlights need for more individual-level data to strengthen understanding.

Conversations happening on social media regarding female genital mutilation

Research may be useful in informing communication and designing culturally effective campaigns against FGM.   

HIV research output in African Countries increased from 5.1% to 31.3%

Describing HIV research output in Africa by country.

Indigenous people are 3 to 6 times more likely to be hospitalized for influenza

Comparing rates of influenza-associated hospitalization and mortality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous.

Social media linked to poor mental health and body image among young people

This issue is worthy of attention as an emerging global public health issue.

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