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Entries by Mohamed Ismail
(3 entries)

Conditioned thinking as a risk factor in older migrants' health

How does the health of migrants in the UK compare with that of their age peers in their country of origin? Do they enjoy better health in later life? Recent research looking specifically at Turkish...

Some thoughts on modelling Covid-19 infection spread in care homes

The high death toll in care homes during the peak of the epidemic attracted a lot of media coverage as well as speculation about how and why this happened, including the possible contribution of pa...

COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa, MENA Region

It has been several weeks since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. Different countries have reported different infection and mortality rates. Spain, Italy and t...