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Care homes should come out of lockdown more slowly than rest of country on July 19, SAGE says

Care homes should come out of lockdown more slowly than rest of country on July 19 and curbs like mask-wearing and two-metre distancing should be released more gradually, SAGE recommends Urged ministers to lift care home curbs incrementally rather than all at once Group said emergence of new variants gave it cause for concern despite… Read More »

Suicide attempts among adolescent girls surged by more than 50% during pandemic, CDC says

chameleonseye | iStock | Getty Images Suicide attempts surged among 12- to 17-year-olds, especially adolescent girls, during the Covid-19 pandemic and got worse the longer social distancing orders and government lockdowns persisted, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emergency department visits at hospitals among adolescents were already increasing in… Read More »

More than 100 employees sue Houston hospital over vaccine mandate

A total of 117 employees filed a joint lawsuit against Houston Methodist Hospital, alleging top brass in the medical facility planned on firing unvaccinated staff by the first week of June if they refused a shot. Jared Woodfill, a conservative Texas attorney, filed the litigation on Friday in state court, according to a complaint obtained… Read More »

U.S. reports fewer than 30,000 cases for five straight days, with the nation averaging 1.8 million daily vaccinations

Jean Fletes, 13, receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from Delores Fye, a licensed practical nurse, at the UHealth’s pediatric mobile clinic on May 17, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The U.S. has reported fewer than 30,000 cases for five straight days, data compiled by Johns Hopkins University shows, bringing the seven-day… Read More »