Mental-health toll: how scientists are tracking a surge in depression

COVID’s mental-health toll: how scientists are tracking a surge in depression

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, new fast-spreading variants have caused a surge in infections in many countries, and renewed lockdowns. The devastation of the pandemic – millions of deaths, economic strife and unprecedented curbs on social interaction – has already had a marked effect on people’s mental health.

By Miki