Tag archive for ‘Health’
By admin On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Six months since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global public health emergency

Nearly 700,000 people have succumbed to the pandemic over the past six months. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Regional lockdown puts wealth before health

New lockdown measures introduced in Great Manchester, East Lancashire and West Yorkshire are an incoherent farce, argues Chris Neville. Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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New Covid-19 lockdown rules in North West England ‘crystal clear,’ UK health minister says. Mess & ‘s**t show,’ people reply

UK Health Sec. Matt Hancock is facing a furious backlash after claiming new guidance rushed out by the UK government on Thursday night regarding lockdown rules for some areas of North West England, were “absolutely More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Health workers march on Downing Street over pay rise betrayal

Health workers protest in London against Tory betrayal, reports Lucy Nichols Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Health workers fight back

Health workers protest in London against Tory betrayal, reports Lucy Nichols Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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2nd wave of coronavirus ‘starting to roll across Europe,’ UK health minister warns

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock says that a second wave of the deadly Covid-19 virus is rolling across Europe and must be stopped from reaching British shores.  Hancock gave the alarming assessment during an interview More...

By admin On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Public health experts demand publication of contact tracing contracts

Several public health experts have signed an open letter calling for the publication of the contracts for private companies running the coronavirus contact tracing programme. The letter claims that of the £10 billion More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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‘Negligence’ is driving spike in German Covid-19 cases, public health agency warns

A leading German health official is urging people to be more responsible, as a sharp hike in new cases of Covid-19 causes “serious concerns.” The number of new cases almost doubled on Tuesday compared to the More...

By admin On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Germans returning from high-risk countries will be tested for Covid-19 at airports, health officials say

Main ports of entry to Germany will be equipped with testing counters to process travelers returning from countries most affected by the coronavirus – a measure to contain the risk of importing the virus from More...

By admin On Sunday, July 19th, 2020
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Australia: Hundreds of health workers in Victoria contract COVID-19

A national survey of 500 healthcare workers found that half were experiencing PPE shortages and some were having to source their own supplies. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...