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Covid London: Just half of carers vaccinated in Lambeth care home with South Africa variant outbreak

Revealed: Just 50% of care home staff have been vaccinated in London borough where nursing home is at centre of South African Covid variant outbreak Ten residents and 13 staff infected with the South Africa variant at a single care home in Lambeth, London  Outbreak is thought to have been triggered by someone who travelled… Read More »

Harvard Medical School expert explains ‘long COVID’

As public health officials race to vaccinate Americans amid the rapid spread of viral variants, physicians and scientists are turning their attention to a growing population of those who seem locked into COVID-19’s misery months after the acute phase has passed. These so-called “COVID long-haulers” or sufferers of “long COVID” are those who continue to… Read More »

Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of covid-19 deaths among front-line health care workers to honor the thousands of nurses, doctors and support staffers who have died and ensure that future generations are not forced to make the same ultimate — and, in many cases, needless —… Read More »

First US case of more infectious ‘double mutant’ Indian covid variant is identified in California 

First US case of more infectious ‘double mutant’ covid variant that emerged in India is identified in California Researchers at Stanford University confirmed what is believed to be the first U.S. case of a coronavirus variant that emerged in India Indian authorities have referred to it as a ‘double mutant’ because it has two mutations… Read More »