The chancellor did at least achieve one notable coup on Thursday when Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, director-general of the CBI and Frances O'Grady, general secretary of the TUC, stood alongside him on the steps of 11 Downing Street as he unveiled the new package. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: The workers most at risk of losing out as focus turns to ‘viable’ jobs
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"I would urge the Government to look at a comprehensive policy, not just the hotspots, because remember, there will be areas or countries across the world where there are mutations which haven't been identified yet because they don't have the same level of scientific ability." … [Read more...] about UK hotel quarantine – Priti Patel to reveal new plan for visitors from 30 countries to MPs at 2pm this afternoon
The UK's coronavirus reproduction rate may have fallen below the crucial number of one (shown left), with SAGE estimating every region in England has an R below one except London and the South East. A growing number of Tory MPs (listed right) have been openly critical of the government's local lockdown tiers … [Read more...] about Have an unhappy Christmas: Government scientists advise no singing, dancing or BOARD GAMES (and isolate for two weeks before and after five-day ‘bubble break’)
Upgrading office computers is something all companies do from time to time – and there has never been a better time to donate old laptops. If you are a company with 50 laptops or more that you could give, please visit www.computacenter.com/daily-mail to check they are suitable and register your donation. We will arrange for collection by our specialist partners Computacenter. Please note: we cannot accept donated laptops from individuals. … [Read more...] about Double your money! As magnificent readers help get computers to schoolkids during lockdown, big-hearted firms boost donations total to astonishing £750k
Cases of collapsed lung in COVID-19 patients have been reported before, but mostly in hospitalized patients. A study of about 6,500 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the U.K., published in September 2020 in The European Respiratory Journal, found that about 1% of those individuals experienced pneumothorax. Of the 60 patients described in the study as having a collapsed lung, most had received some type of ventilation support, but one-third had not. Only four patients experienced pneumothorax in both lungs. … [Read more...] about A woman seemed recovered from COVID-19. Then both her lungs collapsed.