Tory MP David Davis accuses 'over-controlling' Public Health England of not being fit for purpose

EXCLUSIVE: In a scathing attack on the government-run body, Mr Davis claimed it had got 'every single task' wrong since the coronavirus outbreak began to spiral out of control.
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Conclusion: The prevalence of Abnormal Liver function tests in patients of COVID-19 is 59.04%. Abnormal liver functions were more in males. The average stay in hospital for COVID-19 patients with abnormal LFTs was longer than those with normal LFTs. PMID: 32738845 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Recent rulings from the Trump administration double down on cruel policies related to the coronavirus outbreak.
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The World Health Organization says an advance team looking into the origins of the coronavirus outbreak has concluded its mission in China, and the U.N. health agency has agreed to details of the deployment of a larger team to the suspected outbreak zone
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Students will have a more predictable learning schedule under an agreement between the teachers union and L.A. Unified amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Belgium seesICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; global cases pass 18m; Belgium ICU admissions doubleIran death toll three times higher than admitted, says reportBerlin protests against coronavirus rules divide leadersRussia claims to be ahead of rivals in vaccine raceUS coronavirus live - latest updatesUK coronavirus live - latest updates4.35pmBSTThirty million schoolchildren inMexico will restart school via television later this month, with a return to classrooms remaining an uncertain goal, theAssociated Press reports.The education secretary, Esteban Moctezuma Barrag &aacut...
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Key information for GPs during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Moscow says it will start production next month and mass immunisation by OctoberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Russian government claims to have stolen a march on dozens of global rivals – including the US and UK – in the race to produce a viable coronavirus vaccine, saying it would start production of a vaccine next month and begin mass immunisation by October.The announcement came amid controversy over how Russia has rushed its two vaccine candidates through safety testing, in which researchers dosed themselves as part of truncated human trials.Continue reading...
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Vietnam has confirmed 21 more coronavirus cases linked to three hospitals in the central city of Da Nang
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The Pennsylvania Department of Health is hiring 1,000 additional contract tracers to bolster the state ’s efforts to contain coronavirus outbreaks by quickly notifying people who might have been exposed according to WPXI. The Health Department announced a $23 million, federally funded contract with Atlanta-based staffing agency Insight Global to recruit, hire and train the new workers, who will jo in the state’s existing contact-tracing force of more than 650 WPXI reports. The new jobs include…
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On college football Saturdays, tiny Clemson, South Carolina (pop. 17,000), turns into a city of 150,000 when fanatics pour into downtown and swarm Memorial Stadium, home of the Tigers. Some don’t even have a ticket to the game, but they come with money to burn. “It’s well north of $2 million in economic impact per game,” says Susan Cohen, president of the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce. Hotels sell out rooms at $400 a night; some shops bring in 50% of their year’s revenue during the seven home-game weekends. Add in massive broadcasting contracts and apparel deals that enrich schools directly...
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