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Over half of young people fear Covid-19 has ‘stolen’ their futures

'As we rebuild in the shadow of the pandemic, the government must prioritise young people' go to Article >

No, 90% Of Coronavirus Tests Are Not 'False Positives' And This Is Why

4 Days ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

What at first seems like an incredibly alarming statistic has been circulating on social media, promoted by a small and vocal group of journalists – at least 91% of coronavirus tests in the UK are “false positives”. If true, the implications... read more

Anti-Abortion Protesters 'Breaking Social-Distancing Rules' As 40-Day Vigils Begin

2 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Anti-abortion campaigners have begun 40-day round-the-clock “vigils” outside a dozen UK clinics, despite increasingly restrictive Covid-19 rules.  According to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), staff at facilities in London,... read more

Don’t Blame Young People For Rising Covid Cases. We Are Only Doing What We’re Told

19 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The push notifications are back.  Like many other news-conscious millennials, this summer I had to turn off a number of Twitter alerts I had from different media outlets. As well as dealing with the genuine concern about the health and... read more

'This is NOT a blip': COVID-19 cases are accelerating in Canada. Should we be worried?

12 Days ago News Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Confirmed COVID-19 infections are accelerating upwards, hospital and intensive care admissions in some cities... read more

Exclusive: Teachers’ Union Added 50,000 Members In Covid Pandemic

29 Days ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Britain’s biggest teaching union has seen a surge in membership of more than 50,000 new members since the coronavirus pandemic began, HuffPost UK can reveal. The huge spike in members for the National Education Union, which means it can now... read more

How France is handling its coronavirus spike

9 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Description  PM Jean Castex and other ministers are facing legal action over virus policy following record-breaking rise in Covid cases Credits  Getty Images Alt Text... read more

Hemophilia and Queen Victoria

66 Days ago Entertainment Source: Royalmusingsblogspotcom.blogspot.com

"Our poor family seems to be persecuted by this awful disease, the worst I know." These are the words of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) who was referring to the hereditary disease hemophilia that affected – during her lifetime – her youngest son,... read more

Quebecers most likely to resume hugging, hand shaking as COVID-19 fears persist across Canada: survey

75 Days ago News Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Quebec might have been the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but its residents are more willing than most... read more

Black Woman Charged More Rent Than White Neighbour For Identical Property

69 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

A Black business owner has been paying twice as much rent as her white neighbour who lives in an identical property. For the past four years, Selma Nicholls has been leasing a “live/work” unit in north London from Sanctuary Housing association.... read more

'It is like sitting on a cliff': September, schools, and pre-traumatic stress disorder in COVID times

43 Days ago News Source: Feedproxy.google.com

The first one happened in early March, as the pandemic loomed and Harvard evolutionary psychologist Deidre Barrett first began realizing, “oh my god, this is really coming.”... read more