Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?

There is growing speculation that a certificate scheme could be built into the main NHS app. Source link

New school guidelines around COVID-19: What parents need to know

We all want our children to be able to go back to school. What we don’t want is for them — or their teachers — to get sick from COVID-19. There is no easy, let alone perfect, solution, which is why, a year into the pandemic, there is no clear way forward. Recently the Centers… Continue reading New school guidelines around COVID-19: What parents need to know

COVID-19: Is It Time for Optimism?

How optimistic should we be that the end of the pandemic is truly, finally in sight? Some experts see a serious chance for a return to some kind of normalcy in a matter of weeks. Others might wish that to be true, but believe we will still be living with the coronavirus for months to… Continue reading COVID-19: Is It Time for Optimism?

Covid-19: Lockdown easing to make life 'incomparably better'

Restrictions could be fully eased by 21 June under Boris Johnson’s roadmap – if all goes to plan. Source link

500,000 Americans Now Dead from COVID-19

William Schaffner, MD, professor of infectious diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Leana Wen, MD, emergency medicine doctor; visiting professor of health policy and management, George Washington University School of Public Health. Amesh Adalja, MD, emerging infectious diseases specialist, Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. Juanita Mora, MD, allergist; national spokesperson on minority health… Continue reading 500,000 Americans Now Dead from COVID-19

Public health officials criticized for weighing into politics

Public health officers in British Columbia and Alberta are being criticized for some of their back-to-school messages that some say are crossing into politics. source

Coronavirus: Alberta continues public health measures despite downward trend | FULL

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced during her daily update on COVID-19 Thursday that the province was not relaxing public … source

Melbourne Airport Holiday Inn COVID-19 cluster grows to 16 cases | ABC News

Victorian health authorities say there were two locally-acquired cases of coronavirus today A woman and a child attended a private function centre in Sydney … source

COVID-19: World Health Organisation begins inquiry in Wuhan, China

After being quarantined, World Health Organisation investigators have begun their inquiry into the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. The virus first … source

COVID-19: Mental health services under intense pressure

Services which provide support for peoples mental health have come under intense strain during the pandemic according to providers. Children who have … source