'Last night I wrote to the directors of public health of all local authorities in England saying we can make available these brilliant new lateral flow tests that give results in 15 minutes, and we can make them available to directors of public health right across the country. … [Read more...] about Mass testing in ALL Tier Three lockdown areas: Army will be drafted in to test every resident in after Liverpool trial was hailed a success despite warnings tests could miss a THIRD of people with coronavirus
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"'Because we know this will impact our school community emotionally, we encourage you to be especially sensitive and prepare to offer support to your children during this difficult time." … [Read more...] about Boy, 13, dies from coronavirus just 10 days after last attending school with friends
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The new restrictions in Los Angeles County — the nation's most populous — came as the California Department of Health and Human Services reported more than 15,000 coronavirus cases statewide Saturday — by far the highest level since the pandemic began in March. Another 14,000 cases were recorded Sunday. … [Read more...] about Governor Newsom and his family go into two-week quarantine after three of his children were exposed to a highway patrol officer who tested positive for coronavirus
The reason this pandemic has hit Britain so badly, both in terms of deaths and economics, is because public sector budgets were pared to the bone. The UK had fewer hospital beds, had cut more of them, and had higher occupancy rates of those left, than most other countries in the EU and the OECD. We had a sicker population, with high rates of obesity, respiratory disease, and diabetes, along with cuts to public health budgets, school meals, and community programmes. And when lockdown came, we had fewer police to catch those breaking the rules, which contributed to our second wave. … [Read more...] about The public sector saved Britain this year. So why aren’t they all getting the same pay rise as MPs?