PM announces end to Plan B Covid measures

The prime minister has set out plans to return to Plan A Covid restrictions in England from next week, including lifting the recommendation to work from home, and removing the mandate to wear face masks. But Mr Johnson also urged people to be cautious for the remaining weeks of winter, warning that Omicron is “not… Continue reading PM announces end to Plan B Covid measures

As Omicron Soars, Biden Announces Hospital Relief, Free Tests

Dec. 21, 2021 — With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus blazing across the United States, President Joe Biden offered reassurance on Tuesday to Americans who have followed public health guidance to get vaccinated and boosted, and delivered a stark warning to those who haven’t. “Because Omicron spreads so easily, we’ll see some fully vaccinated… Continue reading As Omicron Soars, Biden Announces Hospital Relief, Free Tests

White House Announces Vaccination Plans for Younger Children

JOHN WHYTE: Welcome, everyone. You’re watching Coronavirus in Context. I’m Doctor John White, the Chief Medical Officer at WebMD. So who exactly needs boosters and when? When are we actually going to see a vaccine for kids? And should you wait as a parent for a little while once they’re available? And then, what’s the… Continue reading White House Announces Vaccination Plans for Younger Children

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces plan for living with Covid

The prime minister has set out his plan for “living with Covid”, which he hopes will give families and businesses time to prepare. Boris Johnson’s plan means businesses such as nightclubs will reopen, and the legal obligation on wearing a face covering is set to go. The PM stressed that a final decision on easing… Continue reading Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces plan for living with Covid

AMA Announces Major Commitment to Health Equity

May 13, 2021 — The American Medical Association has released a 3-year strategic plan to counter longstanding health inequities that hurt marginalized communities and to improve the AMA’s own performance in this regard.  The 82-page report, which was created by the association’s Center for Health Equity, argues for both internal changes at the AMA… Continue reading AMA Announces Major Commitment to Health Equity

Covid-19: Boris Johnson announces plan for pills to treat virus at home

Boris Johnson has announced a new “antivirals task force” to find “promising new medicines” to treat Covid by autumn. Speaking at the Downing Street briefing on Tuesday, the prime minister is hoping that people will be able to take a pill or tablet at home. Source link

India coronavirus: Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surge

Buoyed by a sharp dip in case numbers and the start of the vaccination drive, India began the year on what appeared to be a normal note. But things soon took a turn for the worse as people began leaving home more, wearing masks less and socialising in larger groups. The entry of variants and… Continue reading India coronavirus: Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surge