Covid: Protect schools from anti-vax protests – Starmer

Councils should be able to use exclusion zones to stop the protests outside schools, Labour says. Source link

Covid: Labour calls for Plan B measures in England

But the chancellor says the data does not suggest “immediately” moving to government’s back-up plan. Source link

Long Covid forces Norfolk nurse of 25 years to quit beloved job

A former nurse said Covid-19 had left her with badly-damaged lungs, a possible heart condition and forced her to change jobs. Kathryn Crofts, 48, worked at a hospital in Norfolk during the pandemic and ended up with pneumonia when she caught the virus. She said: “After 25 years doing a job that I’ve absolutely loved,… Continue reading Long Covid forces Norfolk nurse of 25 years to quit beloved job

COVID Vaccine vs. Flu Vaccine: What to Know

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER: How does a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine work? COVID vaccines are now available. Some of the COVID-19 vaccines are mRNA vaccines, but what does this mean? mRNA vaccines are different from traditional vaccines. mRNA vaccines don’t expose you to any real virus instead, they’re made with messenger Ribonucleic Acid or mRNA. This is… Continue reading COVID Vaccine vs. Flu Vaccine: What to Know

Ros Atkins on… Rising Covid cases in the UK

Ros Atkins looks at why Covid infections are rising in the UK – and what should happen next. Source link

Delta 'Plus' Covid variant may be more transmissible

It may be more contagious than Delta, but there is no evidence yet that it causes worse illness, experts say. Source link

Covid: Prepare to trigger England's Plan B curbs, say scientists

Advisers say early action could save later, tougher measures to stop the spread of coronavirus. Source link

Covid: Brits increasingly lax on masks and social mixing

Fewer adults are practising social distancing than think it is important, figures for Great Britain show. Source link

People Hospitalized After Taking Animal Drug Ivermectin for COVID

Early studies in cell cultures seemed to indicate that ivermectin could prevent COVID-19 from entering cells, but that has not panned out in humans, Hendrickson said. Yet, the drug continues to be touted by those who oppose COVID-19 vaccines, even though no proof exists that it is effective in preventing or treating COVID-19,… Continue reading People Hospitalized After Taking Animal Drug Ivermectin for COVID

CDC Panel Backs COVID Boosters for Nearly All Adults

Oct. 21, 2021 — A panel of experts that advises the CDC has weighed in on who should get boosters after their Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Both recommendations were unanimous, 15–0. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) says everyone over age 18 who are at least 2 months past their Johnson &… Continue reading CDC Panel Backs COVID Boosters for Nearly All Adults