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The new look PHS COVID-19 and Winter Weekly Report has published for the first time today. Each Wednesday, the refocused report will support the reader in drawing insights from a wider range of existing metrics around COVID-19 and winter pressures.
PHS has launched a new online public health learning hub to help those working in our public services play their part in improving the health and wellbeing of more people in Scotland.
Scotland's whole genome sequencing service has been integral in detecting and monitoring COVID-19 variants, such as Omicron, and supporting the response to the pandemic. The service can now process 2,000 samples per week - more than ever before.
A PHS study has found that children with poorly controlled asthma are three to six times more likely to be hospitalised with COVID-19 than those without the condition - leading to calls for them to be prioritised for vaccination.
Today Public Health Scotland (PHS) released data on deaths by suicide during 2015-2020. This allows the comparison of 2020 data with the previous five years to determine the impact of the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Findings from a paper published today in Eurosurveillance estimate that 27,656 deaths have been directly averted as a result of Scotland’s COVID-19 vaccination programme.
As part of our continuous review of reporting, Public Health Scotland will implement some changes to our COVID-19 Weekly Report and Daily Dashboard in the coming weeks.
Public Health Scotland is today publishing a preliminary report on the impact of the COP26 summit on COVID-19 infections in Scotland