Queensland records 10,391 new COVID cases and 12 deaths - with Omicron threat not over yet
Queensland's chief health has warned the Omicron strain of the virus is far from over for residents in the Sunshine State. It follows 10,391 new Covid cases and 12 deaths on Saturday.
Daily Mail · 12 hours ago · By Andrew Prentice
Omicron Drives US Deaths Higher Than in Fall's Delta Wave
Now omicron is estimated to account for nearly all the virus circulating in the nation. And even though it causes less severe disease for most people, the fact that it is more transmissible means more people are falling ill and dying.
Newsmax · 21 hours ago
Here's the way to exercise for better balance
One of the most important benefits of exercise is making you less susceptible to injury in your daily life. Improving your balance does that by reducing your odds of falling. Here's how to get started with balance training.
CNN · 21 hours ago · By Dana Santas, CNN
Patient bundled out of hospital and sent to hotel with no care for over a week in Omicron panic
Linda Slade's father was being treated for a fall at Southmead Hospital when he was transferred to a hotel run by Abicare and 'left for over a week without card' according to his family.
Daily Mail · 20 hours ago · By Chay Quinn
Edward-Elmhurst Health opening drive-thru lab and vaccination services in Downers Grove
Edward-Elmhurst Health will open an enclosed drive-thru for lab and vaccination services Monday, Jan. 31 at the Edward-Elmhurst Health Center – Downers Grove.
Chicago Tribune · 19 hours ago · By Pioneer Press Staff
Not all experts agree Covid vaccines are necessary for children as young as five
Covid vaccines have been available for children as young as five in the U.S. since late-October, though some experts are still unsure whether the shots are needed, and some countries abroad have bucked the growing trend of recommending the shots to all young children.
Daily Mail · 20 hours ago · By Mansur Shaheen U.S.
National vaccine committee recommends teens at high-risk of COVID-19 exposure get a booster shot
NACI’s new advice for teens between 12 and 17 is to get a booster if they have an underlying medical condition or live in congregate settings or racialized or marginalized communities that have been hard hit by COVID-19
The Globe and Mail · 20 hours ago
Bari Weiss' decision to be 'done' with Covid is a slap in the face to health care workers
Canadian physician Jillian Horton writes that as she watched Weiss' performance on "Real Time with Bill Maher," she found herself comparing Weiss' antics -- her insistence that she had done her part eary in the pandemic by sanitizing her groceries and binging television shows -- to the quiet suffering of health care professionals who never get to say they are simply "done" with Covid.
CNN · 9 hours ago · By Opinion by Jillian Horton
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