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Over 2 million likely had long COVID-19 in England, study estimates

A new study projects more than 2 million adults in England likely experienced persistent symptoms in the months following COVID-19 infection, or so-called long COVID. Researchers affiliated with Imperial College London released findings Thursday, stemming from over half a million people in England who participated in several rounds of the Real-Time Assessment of Community Transmission-2… Read More »

Blame game begins over deadly speedboat crash in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority or BIWTA says it was the River Police’s job to keep the speedboat services from continuing services while the River Police pointed the accusing finger at BITWA. BIWTA has formed a committee to investigate the accident. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has promised action against those found negligent in the… Read More »

Nurses lodge dispute over protective gear

A union has warned of potentially catastrophic consequences unless Queensland ensures all nurses treating coronavirus patients have masks that actually fit. The Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union has ramped up its year-long battle to improve protective gear and safeguards for staff treating COVID-19 patients in public hospitals. It welcomed recommendations for a fit-testing audit of… Read More »

Vic Holiday Inn outbreak officially over

Victoria’s Holiday Inn COVID-19 outbreak is officially over as other states confront new hotel quarantine linked scares. The Department of Health on Sunday announced the last active coronavirus case connected to the Melbourne Airport hotel was cleared on Saturday. In all, the cluster infected 24 people after a Holiday Inn worker first tested positive on… Read More »