The Queen is reportedly unable to visit Prince Philip in hospital despite the Duke entering his 17th night in hospital. The Duke of Edinburgh was transferred from King Edward VII's Hospital in Marylebone to St Bartholomew's Hospital in the City of London on Monday, where he is receiving ongoing treatment for a pre-existing heart condition. Philip, 99, was said to be "comfortable" after his arrival - but coronavirus restrictions have prevented him and the Queen from seeing one another in over two weeks. Although son and heir Prince Charles visited Philip at the King Edward VII Hospital, visitors are only allowed into clinical areas of St Bartholomew's for very limited reasons, such as seeing a patient who is at the end of their life. Philip and the Queen have spent the last 11 months shielding at Windsor Castle with a support bubble of staff and royal aides. Prince Philip's current hospital admission marks his longest ever, with the Palace saying he is expected to remain at St … [Read more...] about Queen ‘unable to visit Prince Philip’ in new hospital due to Covid restrictions
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The little girl who was saved in a hair-raising fall from a building in Hanoi last month was discharged from the Vietnam National Children’s Hospital on Friday after five days of treatment. Doctor Hoang Hai Duc, head of pediatric orthopedics at the hospital, said the pelvis joint of H., the child patient in question, was fixed and is responding well to treatment, as suggested by X-ray images. A re-examination for the three-year-old toddler is slated for two or three weeks later. On Thursday, Duong Thi Minh Thu, head of the hospital's social work Ddepartment, visited and gave presents to the girl and checked on her family. The management board of the hospital also directed the department to provide support for the family during the girl’s next check-ups. On behalf of the family, H.’s mother expressed gratitude toward the treatment that her daughter had received. Around 5:30 pm on February 28, H. was seen climbing over the balcony on the 12th floor of the apartment building … [Read more...] about Three-year-old who survived fall from 12th floor discharged from Hanoi hospital
NEW DELHI: The State Bank of India (SBI) has postponed the online examination for the SBI Apprentice recruitment. Candidates who have applied for the SBI Apprentice recruitment exam are advised to visit the official website of the SBI to check further updates. Central Recruitment & Promotion Department, State Bank of India, in a notification released on the official website said that The proposed online examination for the engagement of Apprentices tentatively scheduled in January 2021 has been deferred till April 2021. The specific dates of online examination shall be advised in the revised notifications which shall be displayed on the following websites: https://bank.sbi/careers https://nsdcindia.org/apprenticeship https://apprenticeshipindia.org http://bfsissc.com Candidates are advised to keep an eye on these official websites to get the latest update on SBI Apprentice Online Exam. … [Read more...] about SBI Apprentice online exam postponed, check updates
More than a year into the pandemic, the health care and science communities have identified a number of risk factors that increase the likelihood of complications from COVID-19. Among them, old age, pre-existing illness and being overweight or obese lead the pack in increasing a person's risk of hospitalization and even death. A recent report from the World Obesity Federation (WOF) unveiled new links between obesity and COVID-19 outcomes. The Claim Shortly after the WOF released its findings, conservative firebrand Jack Posobiec went on a tweeting spree, remarking that "studies have now shown that most of the virus deaths came from people who were overweight." The Facts There is no denying that obesity is a driving force between COVID-19-related mortality and other adverse outcomes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, it may triple a person's risk of hospitalization. The report released by the WOF this week found more troubling news … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Do Overweight People Account For Most COVID-19 Deaths?
Pope Francis discussed the dangers of rising temperatures and melting glaciers, among other topics, in a book-interview released Tuesday by Italian priest and writer Don Marco Pozza titled "Of Vices and Virtues." The Claim Disclose.tv took to Twitter on Tuesday to post: "NEW - Pope Francis is warning that mankind 'faces a second flood' if political leaders do not address climate change, in a book released Tuesday," in a tweet that gained more than 800 likes and 200 retweets. Another user tweeted a similar claim: "Pope Francis warns of a second 'great flood' from global warming." The Facts Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on February 28 released excerpts of "Of Vices and Virtues" in which Pozza, who is the chaplain of the Due Palazzi prison in Padua, published his interview with Pope Francis. The pope offered his thoughts on subjects such as anger and bullying, the wrath of God, the act of governing, and faith and doubt in the book that was released on Tuesday by … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Did Pope Francis Warn Against Flood Caused by Climate Change in New Book?