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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?

9 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

10 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

11 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****'

14 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

15 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

16 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'

17 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

17 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'

18 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

19 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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Coronavirus: Donald Trump 'terminates' relationship with World Health...

Coronavirus: Donald Trump 'terminates' relationship with World Health Organisation

Donald Trump has announced that the US will be "terminating its relationship" with the World Health Organisation. Read more ...

Trump announces he's 'terminating' the US relationship with the World Health...

Trump announces he's 'terminating' the US relationship with the World Health Organization

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he's "terminating" the US's relationship with the World Health Organization. Trump claimed that China pressured the WHO to... Read more ...

Donald Trump cuts links with WHO during extraordinary anti-China rant

Donald Trump cuts links with WHO during extraordinary anti-China rant

The US President said China had "total control" over the World Health Organisation, while also accusing the country of violating treaty obligations in Hong Kong Read more ...

Donald Trump 'terminates relationship' with the World Health Organization

Donald Trump 'terminates relationship' with the World Health Organization

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the United States was terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization as he laid down the gauntlet against China. Read more ...

Texas reports single-day high of 1,855 new coronavirus infections

Texas reports single-day high of 1,855 new coronavirus infections

On Thursday, Texas's department of health recorded its largest single-day increase of new coronavirus cases at 1,855, surpassing the previous high of 1,801 on May 16. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon ‘confident' capacity is in place for contact tracing...

Nicola Sturgeon ‘confident' capacity is in place for contact tracing following Western Isles concern

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she is “confident” health teams have the resources they need to carry out her test and protect strategy following concerns about the Western Isles... Read more ...

Scottish Sports Minister confirms football and rugby can return in phase 2...

Scottish Sports Minister confirms football and rugby can return in phase 2 of lockdown easing, as Premiership teams given green light to start training on June 11

Health, Sport and Wellbeing Minister Joe FitzPatrick has confirmed football's Premiership - as well as top-level rugby and horse racing - can return behind closed doors in... Read more ...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 - an additional 149 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to... Read more ...

Coronavirus news live: 377 more dead in the UK and petition for Dominic...

Coronavirus news live: 377 more dead in the UK and petition for Dominic Cummings to be sacked set to hit 1,000,000 signatures

Samples are taken at a coronavirus testing facility in Temple Green Park and Ride, Leeds The UK's death toll from coronavirus across all settings rose to 37,837 yesterday. It... Read more ...

Prince William opens up on how he overcomes anxiety in mental health documentary

Prince William opens up on how he overcomes anxiety in mental health documentary

Prince William has starred in a powerful new documentary tackling men's mental health. Read more ...