Johnson said in an online question and answer session with the public on Friday that he was looking at ways of “making sure that people really do have face coverings in shops, for instance, where there is a risk of transmission”. But Gove described the decision to wear a mask as “good manners” rather than a public health necessity. … [Read more...] about Gove remarks prompt calls for clarification of face covering advice
Britons have been among the slowest to embrace mass mask-wearing. Many European countries, including Germany, Spain, Italy and Greece, have already made it compulsory to wear face coverings inside shops. A YouGov poll found that 36% of people in the UK wear a face mask in public places, compared with 86% in Spain, 83% in Italy, 78% in France and 65% in Germany. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: shoppers in England must wear face masks from 24 July
In his testimony to Congress last week, Fauci warned that the federal government needs to get a grip on the pandemic fast - otherwise, cases could reach up to a whopping 100,000 per day. … [Read more...] about Trump wages war on CDC over ‘tough’ school reopening policy after lashing out at Dr Fauci
What is the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)? The EHIC covers you in most European countries, just like the NHS does at home. It lets doctors know not to bill you or your insurer for anything that qualifies under the scheme. … [Read more...] about How will Brexit affect European Health Insurance Cards and can I still use my EHIC?
“The situation at the home was unacceptable and we support the joint decision of the clinical commissioning group and local authority to move people to other services,” she said. “No one is using the service currently and we will not give permission for it to admit new residents, unless we are fully assured that they can be cared for safely.” … [Read more...] about ‘Unacceptable’ drop in care at Kettering home with 12 Covid-19 deaths