June 29, 2020

Researchers Report Nearly 300 Cases of Inflammatory Syndrome Tied to Covid-19 in Kids

(STAT News) – Two U.S. research groups have reported finding nearly 300 cases of an alarming apparent side effect of Covid-19 in children, a condition called multisystem inflammation syndrome, or MIS-C. While researchers have previously reported on the condition, the … Read More

June 15, 2020

A Hospital’s Secret Coronavirus Policy Separated Native American Mothers from Their Newborns

(ProPublica) – A prominent women’s hospital here has separated some Native American women from their newly born babies, the result of a practice designed to stop the spread of COVID-19 that clinicians and health care ethicists described as racial profiling. … Read More

June 10, 2020

Nigerian Minister Calls for Action on ‘Alarming’ Increase in Rapes During Coronavirus Lockdown

(Reuters) – Nigerian Minister of Women Affairs Pauline Tallen called on law enforcement to expedite rape cases as they spiked during lockdowns aimed at containing the spread of the new coronavirus. Her call followed protests (here) earlier this week over … Read More