site_logo

Miscellaneous

2020

26

May

Spanish health workers protest over PPE shortages

Spanish health workers on the front line of the fight against coronavirus gathered on Monday outside hospitals in the Madrid region to rally against shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). Nurses, doctors and other workers protested in their uniforms, some in scrubs, under the slogan “health workers essential.” They stood silently for two minutes at […]

Read more
Country: Spain
Source: TRT HABER , CGTN

20

May

Covid-19 deaths in care homes top 10,000 – but how did they happen?

Today we learnt that the number of deaths in care homes involving Covid-19 had topped 10,000 across the UK. With the majority of those in care aged over 85, that amounts to almost a million years of life brought to a close by coronavirus. And yet it happened in just a matter of weeks. ITV News has […]

Read more
Country: United Kingdom
Source: TRT HABER , itv

20

May

Shortage of personal protective equipment endangering health workers worldwide

119 health workers died in England. There is a growing criticism that the government is unable to provide adequate protective equipment to healthcare workers. Spain The situation in Spain is not very different. 50 thousand healthcare workers were caught in the country. This figure is 1 in 5 of the total number of cases. Germany […]

Read more
Source: TRT HABER ,

20

May

Anger in Sweden as elderly pay price for coronavirus strategy

It was just a few days after the ban on visits to his mother’s nursing home in the Swedish city of Uppsala, on 3 April, that Magnus Bondesson started to get worried. “They [the home] opened up for Skype calls and that’s when I saw two employees. I didn’t see any masks and they didn’t […]

Read more
Country: Sweden
Source: SABAH , The Guardian

19

May

Coronavirus: France and Germany propose €500bn recovery fund

France and Germany are proposing a €500bn ($545bn; £448bn) European recovery fund to be distributed to EU countries worst affected by Covid-19. In talks on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed that the funds should be provided as grants. The proposal represents a significant shift in Mrs Merkel’s position. Mr […]

Read more
Country: France
Source: HABER TÜRK , BBC

18

May

It is claimed that Turkish citizens lost their lives because of late diagnosis in the USA

Ali Rıza Doğan, who has been running a restaurant in New York for years and who lost his 74-year-old mother Kıymet Doğan, stated that his mother’s first two COVID-19 tests were negative, “Two weeks later, the third test was diagnosed with COVID-19. It was too late. ” he spoke. The funeral of businessman Doğan, who […]

Read more
Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER

18

May

Belgium: Workers protest during PM’s hospital visit

Hundreds of medical staffers, in a sign of protest, turned their backs on Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes during her Saturday visit to a hospital in the capital Brussels. The premier was on her maiden to two healthcare institutions since the coronavirus outbreak. The employees of the Saint Peter hospital gave a “guard of dishonor” […]

Read more
Country: Belgium
Source: HABER TÜRK , AA

16

May

Turkish coast guard rescues 26 asylum seekers in Aegean

Afghan, Syrian, Central African, Palestinian, Iraqi, Iranian, and Cameroonian nationals onboard boat stranded in Aegean Sea. Acting on a tip-off, the rescue team reached out to asylum seekers, who were onboard a rubber boat that was forced into Turkish territorial waters by the Greek Coast Guard. The asylum seekers – including Afghan, Syrian, Central African, […]

Read more
Country: Greece
Source: TRT HABER , AA

12

May

CDC finds New York City coronavirus death toll may be much worse than official tally

U.S. health officials have identified 5,000 fatalities in New York City between March and early May that may have been caused by Covid-19 but weren’t counted as part of the official coronavirus death toll, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. New York City health officials reported 18,879 total Covid-19 deaths between March 11 and […]

Read more
Country: United States
Source: AA , CNBC

12

May

Harry Dunn crash: Suspect Anne Sacoolas ‘wanted internationally’

The suspect in the crash which killed Harry Dunn is “wanted internationally” after an Interpol notice. Mr Dunn 19, died after a crash in Northamptonshire in August and US national Anne Sacoolas is suspected of causing his death by dangerous driving. A Home Office extradition request was rejected by the US in January. In an […]

Read more
Country: United States
Source: AA , BBC