Covid: NHS in push to vaccinate the final four million

Hard-to-reach groups – from rough sleepers to fairground workers – are being targeted in a final vaccine push. Source link

Hospital waiting lists hit six million in England

Ambulance queues When patients arrive at hospital by ambulance they should be handed over within 15 minutes. This data shows the proportion of ambulance patients who waited 30 minutes or more, in the week shown. It comes from daily situation reports which are published weekly during the winter in England. As this is fast-turnaround data,… Continue reading Hospital waiting lists hit six million in England

Biden Administration to Provide 10 Million More Tests Per Month to Schools

Jan. 12, 2022 — The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that 10 million more COVID-19 tests will go to schools each month in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus and keep in-person classes going. About 5 million free rapid tests and 5 million free PCR tests will go to schools each month.… Continue reading Biden Administration to Provide 10 Million More Tests Per Month to Schools

About 4.3 million Covid infections estimated in UK

Hospital admissions with the virus in the UK – the key measure – appear to have already plateaued. Source link

More Than 10 Million People Died of Cancer Worldwide in 2019

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Cancer remains a major killer, with 10 million deaths reported worldwide in 2019. More than 23 million new cases were documented globally in 2019, according to researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine. By comparison, in 2010 there were 8.29 million cancer… Continue reading More Than 10 Million People Died of Cancer Worldwide in 2019

UK survey suggests 1.3 million have long Covid

University of Exeter senior clinical lecturer Dr David Strain said: “The stark warning here is that, based on this, in the previous waves, over 800,000 people have their day-to-day activities significantly affected over three months after catching Covid and nearly a quarter of a million report this has a dramatic impact on their quality of… Continue reading UK survey suggests 1.3 million have long Covid

Recall Expanded to Include 2 Million Pounds of Meat

Dec. 15, 2021 A Michigan-based company has vastly expanded its recall of meat that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Alexander & Hornung is now recalling 2,320,774 pounds of meat products, with an expanded list of cooked ham and pepperoni products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a news… Continue reading Recall Expanded to Include 2 Million Pounds of Meat

COVID Death Toll Tops 5 Million Worldwide

MONDAY, Nov. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The worldwide death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 5 million on Monday, and the more than 740,000 lives lost in the United States is the most of any nation, Johns Hopkins University data show. “This is a defining moment in our lifetime,” Dr. Albert Ko, an infectious… Continue reading COVID Death Toll Tops 5 Million Worldwide

Covid-19 deaths pass five million worldwide

Vaccines have slowed the death rate, but officials warn of worrying rises in some countries. Source link

How 1.3 Million Americans Became Controlled by Conservatorships

“We’re only talking about this because in June, Britney Spears had the opportunity to speak to the public and the court directly,” Harris told HealthDay Now. “That transparency and accountability is vital in an institution like guardianship.” Most Americans who wind up in a guardianship are suffering from medical problems that could impair… Continue reading How 1.3 Million Americans Became Controlled by Conservatorships