Monkeypox: First deaths outside Africa in Brazil and Spain

Brazil and Spain report fatalities from the virus, but most infections are mild and overall risk is low. Source link

Vaccinations Cut U.S. COVID Deaths by 58%

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program slashed the coronavirus’ expected death rate by as much as 58%, saving hundreds of thousands of lives during the first two waves of the pandemic, a new study says. Computer models estimate that vaccines prevented 235,000 COVID deaths… Continue reading Vaccinations Cut U.S. COVID Deaths by 58%

Health Care — US hits 1 million COVID deaths

© Getty You can now get another round of free COVID-19 tests from the Post Office, for a total of eight. Today, the U.S. officially hit the shocking total of one million COVID-19 deaths, and there are new actions on the baby formula crisis.  Welcome to Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy… Continue reading Health Care — US hits 1 million COVID deaths

Shrewsbury maternity deaths scandal will spark change – Javid

Sajid Javid apologises over the maternity scandal and pledges to hold those responsible to account. Source link

Alcohol-Related Deaths Spiked During First Year of Pandemic: Study

March 22, 2022 — The number of Americans who died from alcohol-related causes increased dramatically during the first year of the pandemic, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Alcohol-related deaths rose above 99,000 in 2020 — a 25% increase from the nearly 79,000 deaths documented in 2019.… Continue reading Alcohol-Related Deaths Spiked During First Year of Pandemic: Study

No evidence Covid vaccines lead to young deaths – ONS

The ONS says it can find no evidence Covid-19 vaccines are causing cardiac deaths in the young. Source link

More COVID Deaths in Counties With Lower Internet Access

March 18, 2022 U.S. communities with limited internet access reported higher COVID-19 death rates during the first year of the pandemic, according to a recent study published in JAMA Network Open. Between 2.4 and six deaths per 100,000 people could have been prevented, the researchers estimated, depending on whether they were in rural, suburban or… Continue reading More COVID Deaths in Counties With Lower Internet Access

Covid deaths probably three times higher than records say

Official records say six million have died, but the true figure may be over 18 million, say researchers. Source link

Shropshire baby deaths: Ockenden report delayed for second time

The review by Donna Ockenden into maternity care in Shropshire has examined nearly 1,900 cases. Source link

Covid vaccines not linked to deaths, major US study finds

Dr Elizabeth Phillips, a professor of medicine, at Vanderbilt University, who was not involved in the study, said: “Reassuringly, the six-month VAERS data supports that – although approximately one in 1,000 individuals vaccinated may have an adverse effect, most of these are non-serious. Source link