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Lockdown rules for over 70s: Why are the elderly more vulnerable to COVID-19?

Lockdown rules for over 70s: Why are the elderly more vulnerable to COVID-19?

12 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE ELDERLY are among those more at risk of COVID-19. In fact, a report from the Office for National Statistics showed that pensioners are 34 times more likely to die of...
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Coronavirus: Pensioner backs 'do not resuscitate' legal action against Matt Hancock after 'brutal' phone call with GP

13 days ago   |   The Independent

Lawyers challenging health secretary Matt Hancock amid concerns over systematic violations of human rights
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Woman jailed for robbing blind pensioner, 92, who was self-isolating at home

Woman jailed for robbing blind pensioner, 92, who was self-isolating at home

14 days ago   |   Metro

Rebecca Rogers was jailed for five years and seven months for robbery A woman who attacked a 92-year-old blind man in his own home and smashed sentimental ornaments belonging...
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Hermes driver sacked after calling customer with hearing aid ‘dozy b****'

17 days ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A Hermes courier has been sacked after he was caught on camera...
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Remote sensors to alert doctors about health of Chelsea Pensioners

18 days ago   |   Evening Standard

Chelsea pensioners are to be fitted with remote sensors to alert doctors if they start to fall ill with coronavirus, the Evening Standard can reveal.
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Pensioners 34 times more likely to die of Covid-19 than working age Brits, data shows

19 days ago   |   The Guardian

Death rate among working population is relatively low but risk varies by gender, ethnicity, class and ‘exposure to people' As Britain edges back to work and employees consider...
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Women in lower-grade jobs hit by pension change 'at greater risk of depression'

19 days ago   |   The Guardian

State pension age changes causing widening health gap between occupations, research finds Women in lower-grade occupations forced to work up to six years longer because of...
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Coronavirus Has Left Casual Workers Most Exposed. Now The Government Could Get Sued

Coronavirus Has Left Casual Workers Most Exposed. Now The Government Could Get Sued

20 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. The government could face legal action amid claims gig...
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Dr. Fauci to warn of 'needless suffering and death' during congressional testimony on 'the danger of trying to open the country prematurely'

Dr. Fauci to warn of 'needless suffering and death' during congressional testimony on 'the danger of trying to open the country prematurely'

20 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said he plans to warn the Senate about the "danger of trying to reopen the country prematurely," he told The New York Times in an...
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Dr. Fauci and heads of CDC and FDA will testify remotely to committee headed by quarantined senator

Dr. Fauci and heads of CDC and FDA will testify remotely to committee headed by quarantined senator

21 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Senator Lamar Alexander will hold remote hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify while in 'modified quarantine.'
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UK 'Winning The Battle' Against Coronavirus, Matt Hancock Says

UK 'Winning The Battle' Against Coronavirus, Matt Hancock Says

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Coronavirus case and death rates have fallen to levels... Read more ...

UK sees lowest daily rise in coronavirus cases since March as death toll...

UK sees lowest daily rise in coronavirus cases since March as death toll hits 39,045

A further 111 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus A further 111 people have died with coronavirus , bringing the UK death total to 39,045. Speaking at... Read more ...

UK death toll rises to 39,045 after further 111 die

UK death toll rises to 39,045 after further 111 die

A further 111 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus A further 111 people have died with coronavirus , bringing the UK death total to 39,045. It follows a... Read more ...

Man who won £1,000,000 Euromillions ‘listened to voices in head to buy ticket'

Man who won £1,000,000 Euromillions ‘listened to voices in head to buy ticket'

Lottery winner Simon Waddup, 31, an electrician from Coventry An electrician scooped a £1,000,000 lottery win after buying his first-ever EuroMillions tickets because a voice... Read more ...

Coronation Street will return to filming next week, says ITV

Coronation Street will return to filming next week, says ITV

CORONATION Street will return to filming next week, says ITV. The soap's cast and crew have returned to work after an enforced production break due to the coronavirus... Read more ...

The best cheap Fitbit sale prices and deals for June 2020

The best cheap Fitbit sale prices and deals for June 2020

We've got you covered for all the latest cheap Fitbit deals today, with loads of sale prices compared at top retailers for every model available. We'll tell you all about the... Read more ...

Coronavirus symptoms: Are itchy eyes a sign of hay fever or COVID-19? Dr...

Coronavirus symptoms: Are itchy eyes a sign of hay fever or COVID-19? Dr Hilary's advice

CORONAVIRUS symptoms have been shown to manifest themselves in a number of ways, from a persistent cough to aches and pains and diarrhoea. With hay fever season also in full... Read more ...

Health officials give last minute lockdown plea as Brits flood to packed beaches

Health officials give last minute lockdown plea as Brits flood to packed beaches

HEALTH officials at the Association of Directors of Public Health have said the government is moving "too quickly" to relax lockdown guidance after pictures emerged of Britons... Read more ...

Daily coronavirus testing capacity hits 200,000 but actual numbers much lower

Daily coronavirus testing capacity hits 200,000 but actual numbers much lower

The Department of Health said 38,489 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Saturday, up... Read more ...

UK Records 106 More Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours, Bringing Total To 38,482

UK Records 106 More Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours, Bringing Total To 38,482

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The number of people who have died across England, Scotland and Wales... Read more ...