Minorities Bore the Brunt of U.S. COVID Deaths

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has hit minority groups in the United States hard, with significantly more deaths among Black and Hispanic Americans compared with white and Asian Americans, a new study finds. According to the report, these disparities highlight… Continue reading Minorities Bore the Brunt of U.S. COVID Deaths

COVID-19: What are the current cases and deaths in the UK?

Sky’s Data and Economics Editor Ed Conway takes a look at the current number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the UK. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … source

U.S. Meth Overdose Deaths Tripled in Recent Years

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Deaths from methamphetamine overdoses in the United States nearly tripled between 2015 and 2019, health officials report in a new study. While the number of methamphetamine users did not increase as steeply, researchers said frequent use of methamphetamine, and using other drugs at the… Continue reading U.S. Meth Overdose Deaths Tripled in Recent Years

Alabama’s Deaths Outpace Births for First Time in History

Sept. 20, 2021 — For the first time in Alabama’s known history, the state’s deaths have outpaced its births — a bleak consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our state literally shrunk in 2020,” Scott Harris, MD, Alabama’s state health officer, said at a news conference. “It hasn’t happened before, nor has it even been… Continue reading Alabama’s Deaths Outpace Births for First Time in History

As Opioid Deaths Climb, Human Trials Begin for Vaccine

Sept. 15, 2021 — Opioid-related drug overdose deaths in the United States exploded to an estimated record high of 69,031 people in 2020, topping the 49,860 deaths logged in 2019, according to a new report from the CDC. Most of the deaths involved synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. President Joe Biden has pledged… Continue reading As Opioid Deaths Climb, Human Trials Begin for Vaccine

Covid deaths rare among fully vaccinated – ONS

Out of 51,000 Covid deaths in England between January and July, only 256 occurred after two doses. Source link

Shropshire baby deaths: Hospital dismissed mum's fears

Charlotte Jackson’s son died after she reported fluid loss to staff at an under-fire hospital trust. Source link

FDA Issues Warning About Illnesses, Deaths Linked to Midwestern Pet Foods

Aug. 19, 2021 — The FDA issued a public warning on Tuesday about contaminated pet food sold by Midwestern Pet Foods, which could be linked with more than 220 illnesses and 130 deaths among dogs and cats. During an inspection of the company’s manufacturing plant in Chickasha, OK, the FDA found that samples… Continue reading FDA Issues Warning About Illnesses, Deaths Linked to Midwestern Pet Foods

Drug deaths in Scotland reach new record level

The country continues to have the worst drug death rate in Europe, with a further 1,339 people dying last year. Source link

Covid vaccines have prevented 60,000 deaths in England – Jonathan Van-Tam

He says future lockdowns are less likely the more people, including 18-25-year olds, get vaccinated. Source link