She added: 'I am so grateful to the women that helped me. But I am so shocked and upset about it - I just don't understand why it happened. I am scared he might have had coronavirus and wanted to spread it. I am scared that I could pass it on to my colleagues or patients'. … [Read more...] about Police were warned against heavy-handed lockdown enforcement five days ago… before officers handed out dozens of fines, banned the sale of Easter eggs, stalked ramblers with a drone and dyed lagoon black
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“In a totally rational world, you might assume that an international pandemic would lead to greater internationalism,” says the historian Mike Davis, a renowned American chronicler of the disasters incubated by globalisation. For Davis, who wrote a book about the threat of avian flu in 2005, pandemics are a perfect example of the kind of crises to which global capitalism (with its constant movement of people and goods) is particularly vulnerable, but that the capitalist mindset (with its inability to think in terms beyond profit) cannot address. “In a rational world, we would be ramping up production of basic essential supplies – test kits, masks, respirators – not only for our own use, but for poorer countries, too. Because it’s all one battle. But it’s not necessarily a rational world. So there could be a lot of demonisation and calls for isolation. Which will mean more deaths and more suffering worldwide.” … [Read more...] about ‘We can’t go back to normal’: how will the world emerge from the coronavirus crisis?
In a small group of patients, who seem mainly to be the elderly or those with long-term illnesses, it can lead to pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection in which the insides of the lungs swell up and fill with fluid. It makes it increasingly difficult to breathe and, if left untreated, can be fatal and suffocate people. … [Read more...] about We can’t tell you when lockdown will end – because we don’t know: UK’s chief scientific adviser says it is ‘premature’ to put a time frame on next steps as cases and deaths must stabilise first
Kane Williamson (New Zealand) A splash of Kane Williamson on your cornflakes goes a long way. It is something about the unearthly calm, the talent combined with lack of ego. The modest trust in his own abilities combined with hard work and good old dependability. Throw in peerless catching and that technique: so proper, so perfect, playing the ball straight and late, equally comfortable against spin or speed, back foot or front, shots in all directions. The theory is that despite all this, he cuts such a diminutive figure, likeable, relaxed, still, that he doesn’t get up the opposition’s nose. So they lose focus. Big mistake. … [Read more...] about Cricket World Cup 2019: six players to watch in the tournament
The TV presenter tweeted: "If women are being 'put off' joining the fire service because Fireman Sam - A CARTOON CHARACTER - supposedly 'perpetuates male stereotypes' then can I politely suggest these women probably don't have what it takes to fight fires." … [Read more...] about Peppa Pig accused of being ‘sexist’ by London Fire Brigade