Tag archive for ‘pandemic’
By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Left MPs put forward ‘serious alternative’ to pandemic response

by Bethany Rielly LEFT-WING MPs have proposed a series of solutions to recover from the pandemic that provides a “serious alternative” to the current “Tory-created catastrophe.”  The new pamphlet, drawn More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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White House makes clear, “We’re not going to control the pandemic”

In an interview with CNN’s “State of the Union” talk show, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows made clear that the Trump Administration has abandoned any efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. World More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Sturgeon extends restrictions for Scotland as Covid-19 pandemic shows few signs of abating

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Scotland’s two-week circuit breaking restrictions will be extended by a further seven days as advisers warn against reopening the hospitality sector on More...

By admin On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic surges in Turkey as government continues to hide data

The government is allowing the virus to spread, citing false data to refuse any demands for lock-downs and suppress growing anger and concern within the working class. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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More people die at home from cancer, heart disease & dementia in UK since start of Covid-19 pandemic

Cancer and other leading causes of death have claimed a higher number of UK lives in private homes this year, new data shows. Hospital admissions for non-coronavirus conditions significantly decreased during the More...

By admin On Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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EU & UK post-Brexit trade deal is more urgent amid pandemic, no-deal would be irresponsible – Germany’s FM Maas

Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the post-Brexit trade deal is even more important as people face the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, and the EU and Britain should not cause further problems More...

By admin On Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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Coronavirus pandemic could result in serious setback for global fight against tuberculosis, WHO warns

Countries are failing to diagnose and treat tuberculosis (TB) due to the health crisis caused by coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, cautioning that TB cases could spike unless urgent action More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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Bloodsucking billionaires have profited from the pandemic

An in-depth report published by Oxfam last month entitled Power, Profits and the Pandemic shows how the capitalist class has lined its pockets throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. During the deepest More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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The future of pandemic solidarity

Favela de Mare in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, photo by Davi Marcos In their recent book Pandemic Solidarity, Colectiva Sembrar (Sowing Seeds Collective) collected first-hand experiences from around the world of people More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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An advertising van outside the Royal Liverpool University Hospital before Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative to applaud NHS workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic

An advertising van outside the Royal Liverpool University Hospital before Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative to applaud NHS workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic Morning Star  More...