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Trump’s split with health advisers on virus fuels speculation of shake-up

CDC Director Redfield said he's committed to an agency "grounded in data."October 30, 2020, 11:23 PM• 9 min readAs the novel coronavirus tightens its grip on the nation, President Donald…

Belgium Imposes Lockdown to Avert Health-Care System Collapse

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Expert: France has “lost control” of the virus

Authorities in India are reporting 36,470 newly confirmed coronavirus infections — that's the lowest one-day tally in more than three months in a continuing downward trendBy The Associated PressOctober 27,…

Advocates file complaint over Texas youth prison conditions

Two advocacy groups say detainees in Texas’ juvenile prisons suffer from frequent physical and sexual abuse, inadequate mental healthcare and high rates of staff turnoverBy JAKE BLEIBERG Associated PressOctober 21,…

Covid: Row over regional rules ‘damaging to public health’, scientist warns

Publishedduration16 OctoberThe row over England's three-tier regional Covid restrictions is "very damaging to public health", a scientist advising the government has warned. Talks between Westminster and local leaders over moving…

Covid: NHS staff testing ‘dismantled’ in virus hotspots

By Rachel SchraerHealth reporter Publishedduration15 Octoberimage copyrightGetty ImagesA number of NHS trusts stood down in-house coronavirus testing for staff in the summer, ahead of a surge in virus cases, a…

Govt responses, unprepared health systems linked to virus death tolls: Study

Scientists say a comparison of 21 developed countries during the start of the coronavirus pandemic shows those with early lockdowns and well-prepared national health systems avoided large numbers of additional…

Most Americans say Trump acted irresponsibly and distrust White House on his health

(CNN)Two-thirds of Americans say President Donald Trump handled the risk of coronavirus infection to others around him irresponsibly, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS in the days…

Covid: Test error ‘should never have happened’

Publishedduration5 OctoberThe health secretary has said a technical glitch that saw nearly 16,000 Covid-19 cases go unreported in England "should never have happened".The error meant that although those who tested…

Briefing: Trump’s doctors give another jarring update on his health

(CNN)In the midst of an aggressive course of treatment for coronavirus, President Donald Trump left the hospital with his security detail Sunday so he could ride in an SUV past…