Only a mile or so from the O2, Rosalind Dalton had also been feeling short of breath and needed her Symbicort 200 steroid inhaler. She, too, is a singer, who has been in operatic societies since she was 15, but she says she can't hold the long phrases these days. She lives near the Woolwich flyover, where a grey, 3ft-high air pollution monitoring box on a slip road to a busy road regularly shows pollution regularly well over the legal limit. Recently she was diagnosed with a long-term lung condition, even though neither she nor her family have ever smoked. "The air pollution has been bad in the last few weeks. On one occasion I set off to walk to Sainsbury's and turned back because I was having symptoms," she says. … [Read more...] about UK air pollution: why are we only now waking up to this public health crisis?
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Mark Webster, Cumbria Constabulary's deputy chief constable, was appointed to oversee and direct the PSNI's investigation into potential breaches of Covid-19 restrictions and also help review events leading up to the date of the funeral. … [Read more...] about Bobby Storey: Michelle O’Neill admits public health message undermined
"Campuses will look and feel different this term. With a blended approach to teaching in the first semester there will be fewer people on campus than usual and our spaces will be reconfigured to support physical distancing, enhanced hygiene protocols and the use of tech to support NHS Scotland's Test and Protect contact tracing system. … [Read more...] about University students asked to prioritise public health
The command center is located right next to Trump National Doral golf resort, which is northeast of Miami, but it is not clear if the president will host his fundraiser there or if he will make the less than two mile drive to visit his club for a round of golf. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump gets on the road again: President heads to coronavirus-hit Florida on Friday for fundraiser and to talk about drug smuggling NOT the public health crisis
Decentralized pandemic measures widely accepted Reinhard Sager, the president of Germany's counties (Landkreistage) association, said Tuesday that local health office tracing of COVID-19 patients, testing and containment — despite deficiencies — was recognized among local populations. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Germany: Angela Merkel praises ‘key role’ of health workers