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ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

Covid UK: SAGE says daily Covid deaths shouldn’t top 200 this autumn as Freedom Day looms

SAGE warns hospital admissions could soar beyond 12,000 a day with 200 people dying if Brits abandon social distancing and pour back into offices Modelling found it was realistic to expect 100 to 200 daily fatalities at worst of current outbreak in autumn July 19 unlocking could lead to 1,000 to 2,000 daily hospital admissions… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

The one thing most likely to kill your child this summer (it’s probably not what you think)

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Life Health Canada More dangerous than guns, pit bulls and pit bulls with guns Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jun 03, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  3 minute read  •  78 Comments Article content If Summer 2021 plays out like all the others, at least a few… Read More »