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'No Lessons Learnt' As Intensive Care Beds Fill With BAME Covid Patients – Again

Nearly a third of Covid patients admitted to intensive care since September are from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds – meaning the second wave of the pandemic is hitting ethnic minorities as badly as the first. Yet it is four months since Public Health England made a string of recommendations to the government to... go to Article >

Beyond the numbers: Who is dying of COVID in Canada, and how?

2 Days ago News Source: Nationalpost.com

The woman was 52, and the mother of two boys, ages 12 and 15. Seeing her, lying helpless, with her lungs... read more

7 Lessons Boris Johnson Didn't Learn From The First Lockdown

25 Days ago Entertainment Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Everyone makes mistakes – but the most important thing is to learn from them to avoid repeating them. But as England enters a second national lockdown, campaigners have heavily criticised the government for failing to learn from the errors it... read more

Black And Asian People ‘Up To Twice As Likely To Be Infected With Coronavirus’

18 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

People of Black and Asian ethnicities are up to twice as likely to be infected with Covid-19, compared to white individuals, a comprehensive analysis has found. The data also suggests that the risk of being admitted to intensive care after... read more

Coronavirus Vaccine: BAME People Aren’t Mentioned On The Priority List

20 Days ago Entertainment Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

People from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are not mentioned in the priority list for a coronavirus vaccine – despite the health secretary saying they could be among “the first” way back in June. On Tuesday it was announced... read more

You Are Twice As Likely To Die From Covid If You Also Have Flu, NHS England Boss Warns

25 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

You are twice as likely to die from coronavirus if you have the infection at the same time as flu, the boss of NHS England has warned. Sir Simon Stevens said the health service was doing “very well” at expanding uptake of the flu vaccine,... read more

'COVID is starting to win,' Jason Kenney warns as he stops short of severe restrictions in Alberta

17 Days ago News Source: Feedproxy.google.com

EDMONTON — As pressure mounts on the Alberta government to tackle rising cases of COVID-19, the province has moved towards some further restrictions on socializing and exercise classes that... read more

The best ski resorts in Utah and where to stay

27 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

 Summary List Placement Utah is home to 15 ski areas, from laid-back local favorites to luxury resorts, so there's plenty of variety. Skiing and snowboarding are especially appealing outdoor recreation options this year when social distancing... read more

How Black Businesses Are Bearing The Brunt Of The Pandemic

37 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Black entrepreneurs have spoken of their struggles during lockdown in the wake of a report showing most received no financial support from the government. The government is facing renewed demands to address systemic inequalities head-on after... read more

This Is How Bad The Coronavirus Picture Is In Greater Manchester

40 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

After weeks of disagreement between local leaders and No.10, Greater Manchester will be put into a tier 3 lockdown at 12.01am on Friday.  Boris Johnson and Greater Manchester’s mayor Andy Burnham have been at loggerheads over the level of... read more

‘I’ve Lost 33 Friends To Coronavirus – And 32 Were Black’

71 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

On a day in late March, Hesketh Benoit received a phone call from his friend, the reggae singer Delroy Washington.  When Delroy told him he was calling from hospital, Hesketh asked him if it was possible he had coronavirus. He told me: “Oh no... read more