Posts Tagged ‘bereavement’

April 3rd, 2020

COVID-19: Millions of Americans could lose a parent or grandparent

Researchers say their analysis of how many could lose a parent or grandparent, and the mental and physical health consequences of bereavement, should be included in discussions of the public health challenges of COVID-19. Contact: Jenesse Miller, jenessem@usc.edu or 213-810-8554 The death toll from the new coronavirus in the United States has already exceeded 6,000, […]

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February 10th, 2020

Study shows it’s devastatingly common for African mothers to experience the death of a child

A new USC study demonstrates the high prevalence of African mothers who have ever experienced a child’s death. Using data from 20 sub-Saharan African countries spanning two decades, researchers found that more than half of 45- to 49-year-old mothers have experienced the death of a child under age five. Contact: Jenesse Miller, (213) 810‑8554 or […]

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