For now, though, the Treasury must sit tight and prepare to do everything possible — including lowering taxes — to facilitate a jobs and growth boom. … [Read more...] about Those who hate Boris Johnson’s Government enough to undermine vaccine rollout with propaganda should be ashamed
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There are almost 50 per cent more patients being treated for the disease now than at the peak in April, when inpatients peaked at 21,684. Back then, the NHS was almost entirely was shut down so medics could prioritise the virus. … [Read more...] about ‘All I want is to see my wife again’: Covid patient makes heartbreaking final plea from his hospital bed hours before he died in NHS trust where the average age of patients has fallen by a DECADE to just 59
Louisiana this week passed a grim milestone when state officials confirmed more than 8,000 people have died from the novel coronavirus. State Department of Health figures also show a swell in hospitalizations following the holidays, though the rate of people needing care in hospitals has been trending downward in recent days. … [Read more...] about Veteran BRPD officer who fought for domestic violence survivors dies from coroanvirus
President Joe Biden on Monday reinstated Covid-19 travel restrictions on most non-US travellers from Brazil, Ireland, the UK and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders. He also added South Africa to the list.White House press secretaryJen Psaki said South Africa was added to the restricted list because of concerns about a variant of the virus that has spread beyond that nation. The prohibition Biden is reinstating suspends entry to nearly all foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries on the restricted list at any point during the 14 days before their scheduled travel to the US. The new rules go into effect on Tuesday.Top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci called Biden’s decision to reinstate the travel restrictions “prudent”. “We have concern about the mutation that’s in South Africa,” Fauci said. “We’re looking at it very actively. It is clearly a different and more ominous than the one in … [Read more...] about Virus variants push nations to lock down and zip up borders
I even tracked down the late Joel Barnett, the Labour politician who dreamed up the eponymous ‘Barnett Formula’ under which Scotland even today receives well over the odds from the Treasury — reckoned to be pushing an extra £2,000 in cash and other benefits for every man, woman and child north of the border. … [Read more...] about RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: A failed state? How about Scotland under Wee Burney?