Biden Pushes Global Plan to Battle Covid-19 as National Gaps Widen

Biden Pushes Global Plan to Battle Covid-19 as National Gaps Widen

WASHINGTON — Already grappling with divisions in his own country over vaccine mandates and questions about the ethics and efficacy of booster shots, President Biden is facing another front of discord: a split among world leaders over how to eradicate the coronavirus globally, as the highly infectious Delta variant leaves a trail of death in … Read more

Biden to Push Global Plan to Battle Covid as National Gaps Widen

Biden to Push Global Plan to Battle Covid as National Gaps Widen

WASHINGTON — Already grappling with divisions in his own country over vaccine mandates and questions about the ethics and efficacy of booster shots, President Biden is facing another front of discord: a split among world leaders over how to eradicate the coronavirus globally, as the highly infectious Delta variant leaves a trail of death in … Read more

‘Burnt out’: Philippine nurses battle Covid, resignations – World

'Burnt out': Philippine nurses battle Covid, resignations - World

MANILA: Exhausted nurses in the Philippines are struggling to care for patients as colleagues contract Covid-19 or quit a profession that was dangerously understaffed even before the pandemic. The country is enduring a record rise in infections, fuelled by the Delta variant, with the health department reporting a nursing shortfall of more than 100,000 — … Read more

Alabama health officials warn Saskatchewan: Don’t repeat our mistakes in COVID-19 battle

Alabama health officials warn Saskatchewan: Don't repeat our mistakes in COVID-19 battle

It has one of the country’s highest COVID-19 infection rates and lowest vaccination rates. Hospital admissions are soaring, with many surgeries and other medical care cancelled or delayed. For weeks, its medical community has called for indoor mask mandates and vaccine passports to curb the spread of COVID-19, but its political leadership repeatedly resists those calls, citing individual freedoms. This describes the situation in … Read more