Tag Archives: Deaths

UK’s daily Covid infections fall 16% in a week to 1,979 and deaths stay steady

UK’s daily Covid infections fall 16% in a week to 1,979 and deaths stay steady as another five victims are recorded Department of Health statistics showed 1,979 infections were registered in the last 24 hours, up eight per cent There were also five Covid deaths which was one more than at the same time last… Read More »

Britain’s Covid cases drop by 13% in a week to 4,654 while deaths rise slightly to 23

Britain’s Covid cases drop by 13% in a week to 4,654 while deaths rise slightly to 23 Department of Health’s official fatality toll relies on registrations, meaning day-to-day counts can fluctuate Experts would be baffled by any genuine spike in deaths because infections have not spiralled out of control  It comes as Boris Johnson warned… Read More »

The NHS hospitals that have suffered the most Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began

Revealed: The NHS hospitals that have suffered the most Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust had highest death toll, recording 2,578 fatalities It was followed by Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (2,353), according to NHS England data The trusts, which are two of the largest in England,… Read More »

‘UK’s dire Covid deaths partly due to obesity and have to be a big wake-up call’

I’ve taken part in a few TV debates about the hazards of being ­overweight or obese. In fact two of them were with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain. I’m wheeled on as a voice of medical good sense but it’s difficult to be ­censorious when sitting alongside a super-size model who makes her living… Read More »

COVID Cases, Deaths Plummet in Nursing Homes After Vaccine Rollout

THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 — In a hopeful turnaround during a long pandemic, U.S. nursing homes that were once the epicenter of coronavirus infections are now seeing both cases and deaths fall steeply as the country’s vaccination rollout starts to take hold. From late December to early February, new cases among U.S. nursing home residents… Read More »

AOC demands investigation into alleged Andrew Cuomo cover-up of nursing home deaths

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called for a bipartisan investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of nursing homes early in the pandemic amid allegations he covered up the number of deaths. “I support our state’s return to co-equal governance and stand with our local officials calling for a full investigation of the Cuomo administration’s… Read More »

Rising temperatures: How to avoid heat-related illnesses and deaths

In Boston, we believe warmer is better. Our cravings for warmth are formed in the cold, dark winter nights when the prospect of summer seems impossibly remote. But with July temperatures reaching near 100° F, our winter dreams are becoming a summertime nightmare. Dangerous heat exposures in Boston and other cities across the US aren’t… Read More »