Arresting sex workers as a mean of stopping sex trafficking does not create a trusting relationship where people who are trafficked feel safe to come forward. Rather, it further destabilizes their lives and could place them in harm’s way.Susan Sherman coauthored the piece
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Drug maker companies are blamed for gouging prices on lifesaving drugs and enriching themselves through the opioid crisis, among other sins. Now, with pharmaceutical companies racing to find vaccines to end the coronavirus pandemic, the industry is hoping to redeem itself in the public’s mind.David Bishai is quoted.
JHU-HUB: Unforeseen crises force families living in poverty to move to the safest, most convenient locations rather than to places with more opportunities and less segregation, new research finds. Sociologist Stefani DeLuca was quoted.
The study reported that people ages 30 to 59 are drinking more often and heavily, as adults report more symptoms of mental health issues like anxiety and depression in other studies.Elizabeth Stuart is quoted.
The Maryland company, which has never brought a vaccine to market, has started its Phase 3 trial in the United Kingdom, with plans to begin in the United States in October.David Bishai is quoted.
How does isolation affect mental health? What are some strategies we can use to find community during a lockdown?Elizabeth Stuart is quoted.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are raising doubts about a study that estimated that a massive motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, last month led to more than 260,000 new cases of coronavirus nationwide.Elizabeth Stuart is quoted.
A week-long rally attended by half a million motorcycle enthusiasts last month in Sturgis, South Dakota could have eventually led to an extra 250,000 cases of covid-19, according to new research released by a team of economists. But though it’s certainly likely that the rally was a superspreading event, this particular estimate may be off […]
Scholars are paying attention to new research on the motorcycle rally’s effects on coronavirus spread, but they have lots of questions about it, too. Elizabeth Stuart and Keri Althoff are quoted.
Feelings of anxiety, depression and loneliness have increased significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic — even among people with no history of mental illness — an issue that could last for the foreseeable future, according to health experts. Johannes Thrul and Elizabeth Stuart are quoted.