In this week’s roundup, Brazil overtakes the US as the largest source of new COVID-19 cases, and over 40% of crew on the Al Kuwait ship have already tested positive. Government looks to ease continuous disclosure requirements for companies, as new data reveals regional Australia has been hit hardest by job losses. ‘False negative’ tests results may be very common, and COVID-19 may increase the risks of surgery.
While the direct health implications of COVID-19 has been widely analysed and discussed, the more hidden and potentially more profound impact on mental health is often overlooked. This blog article discusses the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, as well as some of the implications for life insurers.
In this article, Brent Walker brings to light seasonality and Vitamin D levels as factors to consider for COVID-19, particularly as Australia approaches its winter.
Posted 22 May 2020
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