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NYC to require vaccinations or weekly Covid tests for city health care, hospital workers: Sources

Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York,. Jeenah Moon | Reuters New York City will require all workers at city-run health care facilities and hospitals to be vaccinated or take weekly Covid tests, with positivity rates continuing to tick upward as the delta variant spreads, City Hall officials told NBC New York. Mayor Bill de… Read More »

Journalists Tackle Delta Variant, Hospital Prices and Public Health Spending

Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber discussed the covid-19 delta variant on NPR’s “The 1A” on July 2. Senior correspondent Julie Appleby discussed hospital price transparency on WGN’s “NewsNation Now” on July 2. California Healthline correspondent Angela Hart discussed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s complicated relationship with California’s underfunded public health system on “The San Francisco Experience” podcast on… Read More »

UK’s daily Covid cases spike 70% in a week to 27,125 as deaths and hospital admissions tick upwards

UK’s daily Covid cases spike 70% in a week to 27,125 as deaths and hospital admissions tick upwards — but R rate drops for the first time in months and there are still TEN times fewer patients in NHS now than at same time in second wave Department of Health bosses posted 27,125 infections spotted… Read More »

Rural hospital CEO urges providers to ‘get ready now’ as delta variant outstrips nursing resources

The delta variant of the novel coronavirus is gaining a frightening foothold in areas of the country with low vaccination rates, spurring the White House to mobilize “surge response teams” to combat the variant that threatens to undo the nation’s progress in beating back the pandemic. About 1,000 counties in the U.S. have vaccination rates… Read More »

Cop taken to hospital after protest

A police officer was taken to hospital after dramatic clashes between cops and anti-lockdown protesters in the Melbourne CBD on Friday. Sixteen people were arrested and 61 were fined by the time the protests wrapped up after 5pm, Victoria Police spokeswoman Leonie Johnson said. “Three police officers were injured during the protest, with one taken… Read More »