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South American health networks struggling as Omicron cases rise
Omicron coronavirus variant is fuelling rising numbers of infections across the region, including among health workers.
Omicron slamming S. American hospitals as workers fall ill
The coronavirus' omicron variant starting to barrel across South America is pressuring hospitals whose employees are taking sick leave, leaving facilities understaffed to cope with COVID-19′s third wave.
Omicron slamming S. American hospitals as workers fall ill
BRASILIA, Brazil - The coronavirus' omicron variant starting to barrel across South America is pressuring hospitals whose employees are taking sick leave, leaving facilities understaffed to cope with COVID-19′s third wave.
Starmer says photo of him drinking in constituency office was 'no breach of rules'
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said a photograph of him drinking with a number of party staff in a constituency office last year was "no breach of the rules" and there was "no comparison" with the Prime Minister
Crisis? What crisis? No 10 in 'total denial' about Boris Johnson's fate
This was the week in which the Tory party - from cabinet ministers down to grassroots associations - started to believe that the end was nigh for Boris Johnson's premiership.
Humza Yousaf: Omicron wave appears to be 'decelerating'
The Omicron wave of coronavirus appears to be "decelerating", Health Secretary Humza Yousaf has said.
However, he stressed the need for more data in order to be definitive.
Cutting the Covid isolation period to five days is foolhardy and dangerous | Sally Cutler
here have been many changes to isolation rules in England but the science of how Covid-19 spreads has remained the same.
Jonathan Van-Tam to quit as England deputy chief medical officer
England's deputy chief medical officer Prof Jonathan Van-Tam is to leave his role, it has been announced.
Ill health in 'left behind' areas costs England 30bn a year, says report
Endemic ill-health in England's "left behind" neighbourhoods costs the country almost £30bn a year because people are often too ill to work and die earlier, a report claims.
If Boris Johnson is forced out, who might replace him?
ith MPs and the leader of the opposition calling for Boris Johnson to resign, speculation about who may take over is rife.