More than 33,000 staff and prisoners have caught COVID-19 in the Texas prison system.
Archive for December 2020
The human rights of people receiving and delivering adult social care in Scotland have been “trampled over” during the coronavirus crisis – from frontline staff not provided with PPE, to contact denied between care home residents and their families, according to a think tank.
Militant neo-Nazis may have their roots in football hooliganism, but their activities are no longer limited to the terraces. They can now be found in combat sports studios, training professionally for violent political conflict, and spearheading political protests on the streets. Above: Protesters on Leipzig’s Augustusplatz
In the view of University of the Philipines’ Prof. Mary Lou Alcid, social media may prove fast and effective in launching campaigns and awareness, but it caters to a particular audience: the youth and the middle- to upper-class.
For the foreseeable future, the number of patients who may benefit from the treatment will far exceed supply. This creates a clinical and ethical conundrum: Effective, rational allocation of monoclonal antibodies will require predicting which COVID-19 patients are at highest risk of severe outcomes merely days into their disease course.