How to protect yourself against flu and covid “twindemic”

How to protect yourself against flu and covid "twindemic"

When and how can I book my Covid boosters? The National Booking Service went live on September 7th and can be accessed here. As with previous campaigns, those most at risk will be called first, with those eligible to book online or via 119 as long as three months have passed since their last dose. … Read more

Supreme Court Leak Inquiry: So Many Questions, So Few Answers | Health

Supreme Court Leak Inquiry: So Many Questions, So Few Answers |  Health

By MARK SHERMAN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than 24 hours after the unprecedented leak of the draft advisory opinion that Roe v. Wade, Chief Justice John Roberts ordered an investigation into the “egregious violation.” “ The Supreme Court does not want to say whether there are still investigations. The court also won’t … Read more

Court: Local health departments can issue unilateral orders | Health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) — Local health officials can unilaterally issue orders to slow disease, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday in a decision upholding controversial orders limiting indoor gatherings and mandating masks that officials of Dane County during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-3 decision confirms that state law gives local health officials … Read more

Union votes to authorize Atlantic City casino strike | Health

Union votes to authorize Atlantic City casino strike |  Health

By WAYNE PARRY – Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) — Atlantic City’s largest casino workers’ union will vote Wednesday on whether to authorize a strike against the city’s casinos, with which they have yet to sign new contract agreements. Branch 54 of the Unite Here union says its members will decide whether union leaders … Read more

Rehab center shows 40 per cent surge in treatment requests as doctors warn isolated executives

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‘Working from home fuels alcohol and drug addiction’: Rehab center reveals 40 per cent rise in treatment requests as doctors warn socially isolated executives secretly snorting cocaine in the attic and drinking alcohol in the garden shed dr Niall Campbell linked working from home to an increase in drug addiction The Priory Hospital in south-west … Read more

Wall Street joins global swoon, China worries | health

Wall Street joins global swoon, China worries |  health

By STAN CHOE – AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Wall Street plunged to its lowest level in more than a year on Monday as renewed worries about the Chinese economy simmered in markets already battered by rising interest rates. The S&P 500 was down 1.8% in early trade after ending its fifth consecutive … Read more

Maryland Legislature ends session marked by budget surplus | health

Maryland Legislature ends session marked by budget surplus |  health

By BRIAN WITTE – Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers ended their term late Monday by passing legislation to strengthen cybersecurity in a year marked by a budget surplus, upgrades to parks, infrastructure, schools and information technology systems, and tax breaks enabled . In a year of huge surpluses, largely due to federal … Read more

3 charged with roles in awarding COVID outreach contracts | health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

HOUSTON (AP) — Three people who worked for Harris County’s top elected official were indicted Monday after prosecutors accused them of breaching a nearly $11 million contract to spread COVID-19 vaccines to a political adviser with ties to local Democratic officials. Alex Triantaphyllis, Aaron Dunn and Wallis Nader were each charged with misusing official information … Read more

More Indians may turn on Outbound Travel Mode

More Indians may turn on Outbound Travel Mode

Travel service providers have welcomed the government’s move to allow booster or preventive Covid vaccinations for all adults and said the development will give even further support to international bookings this summer for markets such as Europe and make people more confident about long-haul travel. The government announced on Friday that all adults who took … Read more

New York Mayor Adams Seeks Order, Post-COVID Comeback | health

New York Mayor Adams Seeks Order, Post-COVID Comeback |  health

By MICHELLE L. PRICE – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Many New Yorkers just want their city to feel orderly, functional, and fun again after two years of plague and social disruption. Your new mayor, Eric Adams, has promised to deliver. The question is, in the face of repeated setbacks, can the Democrat, who … Read more