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The societal impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is shaping society shifts as it progresses across the world. This tailored list of articles looks at how the virus, and its implications, have changed the way we live – and could do for years to come.

We’re All Teachers Now: Remote Learning During COVID-19
US families’ remote learning experience during lockdown more positive than widely believed, but disparities evident based on school type
Peer-reviewed research published in the Journal of School Choice

Promoting Ethical Payment in Human Infection Challenge Studies
If healthy people are purposefully infected with COVID-19 for the sake of science, they should be paid, experts conclude.
Peer-reviewed study published in The American Journal of Bioethics

Cancer survivor worries about treatment disruption and detrimental health outcomes due to the COVID-19 pandemic
One-third of cancer survivors worried about treatment and healthcare disruptions during the pandemic, this study looking at the United States during the early period of the 2020 pandemic.
Peer-reviewed research in the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology

Predictors and rates of PTSD, depression and anxiety in UK frontline health and social care workers during COVID-19
Almost 60% of UK frontline health and social care workers experienced a mental health disorder during the first COVID-19 lockdown, with many of those surveyed suffering “very high rates of distress”, suggests this study.
Open Access peer-reviewed research published in the European Journal of Psychotraumatology

COVID-19 risk perception: a longitudinal analysis of its predictors and associations with health protective behaviours in the United Kingdom
Personal values and political worldviews shape our perception of the risk of COVID-19 more than its severity according to this study of 6,000 UK residents.
Open Access peer-reviewed research published in the Journal of Risk Research

Staying at Home Is a Privilege: Evidence from Fine-Grained Mobile Phone Location Data in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Data from 45 million mobile users shows poorer communities were less able to follow ‘stay at home’ COVID rules – low earners generally found to either simply not be able to afford to stay at home, or work in professions in which working from home is not possible. 
Peer-reviewed research published in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers

Changes in COVID-19 vaccination receipt and intention to vaccinate by socioeconomic characteristics and geographic area, United States, January 6 – March 29, 2021
As more US adults intend to have covid vaccine, national study also finds more people feel it’s not needed. Of those saying they will probably get vaccinated 55% said they plan to “wait and see”, 51% were concerned about possible side effects 
Open Access peer-reviewed research published in Annals of Medicine

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