Clinical Epidemiology
A mini review of disease, illness, sickness, and related terms for non-epidemiologists

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Volume 4, Issue 2 , February 2023

  Background: Disease, illness, and sickness are all overlapping terms that are not entirely synonymous. Illness, disease, and sickness all characterize different aspects of morbidity and must be treated as distinct entities. Changes in one aspect may have no bearing on changes in another. Despite their ...  Read More

The COVID-19 tale of the six European Microstates: How did these “overlooked” microstates fare?

Sarah Cuschieri; Tamara Attard Mallia; Elaine Piscopo; Anneka Pace; Daniela Chatlani; Karl Mifsud; Nicole Mifsud; Jake Vella; Andrea Cuschieri

Volume 3, Issue 4 , April 2022

  Background: COVID-19 has impacted the European microstates of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, the Republic of San Marino, and Vatican City. Even though they have similar population sizes, they are rarely studied. The goal was to summarize the COVID-19 situation (January 2020–July 2021) for ...  Read More