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North Sea workers need to be ‘accountable' for own Covid-19 health and safety, OGUK director says

37 minutes ago   |   Energy Voice

North Sea workers must accept ‘accountability' for their own health and safety in order to halt the spread of Covid-19 offshore. Trevor Stapleton, HSE director for...
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We must look after ourselves in these times of stress

1 hour ago   |   Energy Voice

It's no secret that the situation the world finds itself in is an unprecedented one. With the majority of people now working from home, facing increased demand at their job...
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Plan for huge civic ‘thank you' to key workers when COVID19 crisis is over

1 hour ago   |   Liverpool Express

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has announced the city will come together to support, celebrate and remember the efforts of health staff and other key workers when safe to do...
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Coronavirus warning - how often do you poo in a day? The number that could mean COVID-19

Coronavirus warning - how often do you poo in a day? The number that could mean COVID-19

3 hours ago   |   Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS is a deadly infection that's easily spread among the public, and has killed more than 6,000 people in the UK. You could be at risk of COVID-19 symptoms if you...
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Expert reveals how sleeping patterns are being affected by the coronavirus pandemic

Expert reveals how sleeping patterns are being affected by the coronavirus pandemic

5 hours ago   |   Daily Express

A PROFESSOR has warned how changes to people's regular routine during coronavirus lockdown are affecting the 24-hour sleep-wake cycles
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Doctors are asking states to use their lethal-injection drugs to treat patients with COVID-19, instead

Doctors are asking states to use their lethal-injection drugs to treat patients with COVID-19, instead

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

States that execute prisoners by lethal injection have a stockpile of drugs that, amid the pandemic, are now in short supply. "Your stockpile could save the lives of hundreds...
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Inside Louisiana's horrifying 'Cancer Alley,' an 85-mile stretch of pollution and environmental racism that's now dealing with some of the highest coronavirus death rates in the country

Inside Louisiana's horrifying 'Cancer Alley,' an 85-mile stretch of pollution and environmental racism that's now dealing with some of the highest coronavirus death rates in the country

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

"Cancer Alley" is an 85 mile-long stretch of the Mississippi river lined with oil refineries and petrochemical plants, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. People living in the...
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Kansas lawmakers vote to overrule governor's ban on religious gatherings of more than 10 people

Kansas lawmakers vote to overrule governor's ban on religious gatherings of more than 10 people

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Dr. Lee Norman , secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, blasted GOP lawmakers for overturning Governor Laura Kelly's ban on gatherings of more than 10...
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Covid-19: Hundreds of UK care home deaths not added to official toll

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Exclusive: Industry body estimates up to 1,000 people may have died in care homes so far Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hundreds of people are...
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Trump team ramps up scrutiny of funds to WHO

11 hours ago   |   Politico

WASHINGTON - U.S. agencies and departments that channel money to the World Health Organization have been asked not to send more such funds this fiscal year without first...
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Labour councillor apologises after saying Boris Johnson in intensive care...

Labour councillor apologises after saying Boris Johnson in intensive care was 'publicity stunt' 

Julie Heselwood came under fire for comments she made about the Prime Minister's health after he was admitted into ICU at St Thomas's Hospital in London on Monday. Read more ...

Arjen Robben reveals his wife contracted coronavirus and 'had trouble breathing'

Arjen Robben reveals his wife contracted coronavirus and 'had trouble breathing'

The former Chelsea and Bayern Munich star opened up on the couple's health fright, and highlighted that Bernadien had struggled to recover from the virus over a sustained period. Read more ...

Drive-through coronavirus testing centre set to open in Aberdeen

Drive-through coronavirus testing centre set to open in Aberdeen

A drive-through coronavirus testing centre is to open in Aberdeen within days as local efforts to stem the spread of the disease approach “full tilt”. NHS Grampian says its... Read more ...

Mike Pence is blocking health officials from going on CNN to pressure the...

Mike Pence is blocking health officials from going on CNN to pressure the network to air Trump's full coronavirus briefings

Vice President Mike Pence is blocking the country's top public health officials from appearing on CNN in an effort to pressure the network to air the White House coronavirus... Read more ...

Obesity and coronavirus - are obese people more at risk from Covid-19?

Obesity and coronavirus - are obese people more at risk from Covid-19?

MORE than 1.5 million Brits are at high risk if they catch coronavirus, including the over 70s and those who are suffering from one of the underlying health conditions outlined... Read more ...

Health chiefs warn public to ignore ‘fake news' WhatsApp voice message

Health chiefs warn public to ignore ‘fake news' WhatsApp voice message

Public Health England and South East Coast Ambulance Service have called a message that has widely been shared on WhatsApp 'fake news' for its untrue claims about the... Read more ...

Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' in hospital as lockdown restrictions continue

Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' in hospital as lockdown restrictions continue

In a 1pm update on the Prime Minister's health his spokesman said: “The PM had a good night". Read more ...

UnitedHealth is expediting $2 billion in payments as providers await their...

UnitedHealth is expediting $2 billion in payments as providers await their share of the stimulus bill

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours... Read more ...

Hollyoaks star Joe Tracini admits he wants to kill himself on low days as he...

Hollyoaks star Joe Tracini admits he wants to kill himself on low days as he copes with personality disorder 

HOLLYOAKS star Joe Tracini admits he wants to kill himself on low days as he copes with personality disorder. Joe Pasquale's son, who turned viral sensation when he danced in a... Read more ...

Fifteen pensioners dead after coronavirus sweeps through care home

Fifteen pensioners dead after coronavirus sweeps through care home

Fifteen pensioners died following an outbreak of Covid-19 at a care home in Luton Fifteen elderly residents have died following an outbreak of coronavirus at a care home. Five... Read more ...