Technical resources for health systems and COVID-19

Here is a list of technical resources developed by WHO in collaboration with many partners on the issue of health systems and COVID19. While in no way exhaustive, the list include the most relevant technical documents recently developed by the WHO, many of them produced in collaboration with other partners. We particularly want to highlight the […]

Essex coronavirus: Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow records no Covid-19 deaths in 23 days

One Essex hospital trust hasn’t recorded a coronavirus death in more than three weeks – 23 days in fact. There are also two more NHS trusts that have not recorded a Covid-19 death in the last two weeks. The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust – who oversee the hospital by the same name in Harlow […]

Report: WWE Star Thinks Coronavirus Is A ‘Big Work’, Most Wrestlers Worried

The majority of the world is pretty worried about the Coronavirus, and it seems like most of the WWE lockerroom are also concerned about the pandemic. PWInsider’s Mike Johnson is reporting that the majority of the wrestlers he’s spoken to within WWE are worried for their health at this time, except one who claims that […]

Coronavirus: Money printer hopes virus crisis boosts demand for fresh bank notes

Image copyright Reuters Countries may replace banknotes more frequently because of the coronavirus crisis, De La Rue chief executive Clive Vacher has said. But some experts say the virus will speed up the decline in cash use in favour of digital payments. Mr Vacher also said De La Rue is to end banknote printing at […]

Coronavirus: Matt Hancock’s social distancing slip-up caught on camera

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHealth Secretary Matt Hancock could be seen slapping a colleague on the back Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been spotted slapping a colleague on the back in the House of Commons, despite social distancing measures in place to curb the spread of coronavirus. Mr Hancock’s moment of […]

Can we widen participation in higher education during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Register here Predictions abound about the effect of Covid-19 on the number of local students who will enrol in higher education in 2020/21. Rarely discussed is the socio-economic backgrounds of these students. Will some of the changes universities have introduced in response to Covid-19 such as ‘test-blind’ admissions exacerbate or ameliorate existing inequalities in access […]

Coronavirus: Twelve positive cases detected at EFL clubs in past week

Brentford are scheduled to return to Championship action against Fulham on Saturday Twelve individuals from English Football League clubs have tested positive for coronavirus in the past week. The EFL said eight cases came from six Championship clubs, with Brentford publicly confirming one case. The other four positive tests came at two League One clubs, […]

Global report: six US states report most ever new coronavirus cases | Coronavirus outbreak

New coronavirus infections have soared to record highs in six American states, marking a rising tide of cases for a second consecutive week as authorities in Beijing said another 31 people had been infected in a fresh outbreak in China. Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas all reported their most ever new cases on Tuesday […]