'Surgisphere [the company that manages the database of patients used to inform the study] have since stated this was an error of classification of one hospital from Asia. This indicates the need for further error checking throughout the database.' … [Read more...] about More than 120 top scientists criticise a series of FLAWS in study that found Trump-backed hydroxychloroquine drug raised the risk of death to Covid-19 patients and halted global trials
“Tourism is generally only measured in the number of international arrivals, but we need new indicators and a new set of measures of tourism,” he says. “For example, do we have gender equality in our tourist industries? Why are men always executives? Are jobs in tourism decent? What about the liveability of local residents? It’s a question at a political level about how we define and understand tourism.” … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?
'Professional sportspeople, managers, event organisers and fans will be delighted to hear of plans to launch a new digital health passport which, it is hoped, will allow events to once again take place, albeit in a controlled, socially distanced and safe manner.' … [Read more...] about Zara and Mike Tindall’s ‘£200,000 deal’: Couple add to their portfolio of big name brand partnerships with an ambassadorship for ‘digital health passports’ designed to get sport up and running after COVID-19
00:05 Brazil has recorded its highest single-day jump in cases. The South American country has the second-highest number of cases after the US, with 26,417 new cases reported within 24 hours. The Health Ministry recorded 1,156 new deaths in the same time period, bringing the total number of deaths to 26,754 and the total number of cases to 438,238. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Russia reports record daily death toll
“We had periodic [fire] sieges in the 80s, but there were breaks in between,” said Pimlott, the former head of the California department of forestry and fire protection. But no longer. “That doesn’t really happen any more. Now you can’t even blink” between fires, he said. “We’re seeing the kinds of fires we have never seen before.” … [Read more...] about US south-west in grip of historic ‘megadrought’, research finds