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Almost half of all councils in England saw their Covid-19 infection rate DROP last week

Almost half of all councils in England saw their Covid-19 infection rate DROP last week, data shows EXCLUSIVE: As many as 69 out of 149 councils recorded a dip in their Covid-19 infection rates, data shows And only three local authorities suffered surges in coronavirus infection rates higher than 50 per cent  Devon recorded the… Read More »

Changed fortunes: Under scrutiny, health plans should show their value now

This year, COVID-19 changed fortunes and caused rapid disruption for health plans and the entire healthcare ecosystem. While fortunes turned bleak for some, health insurers reported record Q2 earnings due to lower than anticipated use of health insurance. These financial windfalls resulted in the kind of public scrutiny on health insurers that’s typically aimed at… Read More »

Downsizer changes mean retirees can upsize their super

Until now, government initiatives to alleviate the pandemic’s economic impacts have not offered much support to the older generation. However, a new ruling by the Australian Tax Office provides a potential way for some retirees to improve their retirement income. Now, the government’s downsizer legislation allows retirees who own their home to sell a part… Read More »

Doctors Are Hoarding Unproven Coronavirus Medicine by Writing Prescriptions for Themselves and Their Families – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. A nationwide shortage of two drugs touted as possible treatments for the coronavirus is being driven in part by doctors inappropriately prescribing the medicines for family, friends and themselves, according to pharmacists and… Read More »