So who IS to blame for testing fiasco? Medical chief Chris Whitty and science adviser Patrick Vallance are in the firing line as Public Health England passes the buck insisting it has ‘done its part’

The plans include ensuring that for customers who have been hit financially by the coronavirus crisis and already have an arranged overdraft in place on their main personal current account, they will be charged zero interest on up to £500 of it for three months.

It was wrong to play against Atlético, says Liverpool’s public health director

On 11 March, the day of the last-16 second-leg match, which was won 3-2 by Atlético and attended by 54,000 people, including 3,000 away supporters, Liverpool had just six confirmed cases of coronavirus. Madrid had by then become a centre for the spread of the virus. La Liga decided that day that all matches must […]

Public Health England’s attitude to this crisis is woefully inadequate

Amid reports of increases in private motor traffic and questions about just how long these constraints on our freedoms are likely to last, and with the death toll rising steadily and doubling every three days, the Government is coming under increasing pressure to hold the line. 

Melrose To Resume Making Coronavirus Cases Public

“In order to protect privacy and confidentiality of individuals who test positive for COVID-19, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health only shares positive case numbers and deaths by county,” a statement read. “The decision to share case counts is the responsibility of a city or town. DPH recommends that local boards of health respect the […]

Coronavirus: Danvers Public Schools, Town Offices Closed

A skeleton crew at town hall will be available to answer the phones at 978-777-0001, but the building will be locked, Bartha said in a statement to residents. The Selectmen’s Budget Hearing scheduled for Saturday, March 14 has also been postponed to a future date.

Pomperaug Health District COVID-19 Cases 4/1/2020

The Health District’s Public Health Nurse has been following up on each positive case. Cases that occur in assisted living facilities or nursing homes will be investigated by CT Department of Public Health (DPH) epidemiologists and officials from the Facility Licensing and Inspection Section (FLIS). Part of the follow up involves review of infection control […]

Coronavirus: World Health Organisation accused of ‘parroting Chinese propaganda’

“Tedros was elected to his position with the WHO in 2017, despite the fact that he was not trained as a medical doctor and had no global health management experience. A former minister of health and minister of foreign affairs for Ethiopia, Tedros is an executive member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front political party, […]

Health Ministry identifies 20 existing, 22 potential COVID-19 hotspots

“Although there is no evidence to widespread community transmission, 20 existing and 22 potential hotspots have been identified. The containment measures to break the cycle of transmission and clinical management of those affected would require large human resource,” it said in the document.

Get off the road! Health chiefs warn the public to stay at home after ‘concerning’ INCREASE in road traffic despite lock-down and police efforts to stop unnecessary journeys

Prof Doyle added: ‘I think it is important to say we are looking at this through the scientific lens, as well as through modelling and through the information we are getting through clinical cases as to how this epidemic is progressing.

Why Fauci is winning the battle for public trust

In other words, there is a systemic crisis of mistrust in experts. While it has multiple causes, it can be traced principally to interaction between two factors. First, experts are called upon to provide advice on contested matters that advantage some groups, while disadvantaging others. For example, when the FDA fast-tracks approval of one drug, […]