"Withdrawing support from the WHO not only harms the global response against COVID-19 and prevents the United States from engaging the agency to enact meaningful reforms, but undermines the response to other major health threats impacting children. The American Academy of Pediatrics urges the administration to reconsider its position and continue to work with the WHO to combat COVID-19 and promote the health of children globally." … [Read more...] about Trump decision to leave WHO endangers global health, medical groups say
Quotes about delaying decisions
Explaining why the problem arose, the government’s additional standing counsel said that an “unavoidable situation” had arisen due to several factors such as an increase in the number of Covid-19 deaths in those three-four days. He also said that these factors included the reduced capacity of Nigambodh Ghat to handle bodies on account of snags in furnaces and the workers at the crematorium refusing to handle bodies of those who died of Covid-19. He also said that relatives had refused to come forward to claim the bodies. … [Read more...] about Delhi govt details steps taken to reduce delay in disposing Covid infected bodies
The poll further reports on some of the economic consequences of the pandemic. It found that about 3 in 10 adults have had trouble paying household expenses, with 13% reporting difficulty paying for food and 11% having trouble with medical bills. Nearly 1 in 4 adults said that in the next year, they or a family member would probably turn to Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income residents. … [Read more...] about Nearly half of Americans delayed medical care due to the coronavirus
“If an ordinary non-officer is suspected of murder, then, yes, they’ll be read their rights but they’ll be questioned right away. And the reason for that is after an incident like that … it’s fresh in their mind and they’re somewhat excited and disheveled and oftentimes suspects waive their rights and talk,” Madia said. “Whereas with officers, as part of their union contract, they’re given… this cooling-off period that allows them to consult with counsel, get composed, take counsel’s advice, and handle it that way.” … [Read more...] about It Took Four Days To Arrest The Officer Who Used A Knee Chokehold On George Floyd. Delays Are Built Into Investigations Against Cops.
It has to be recalled that Bharti Singh, who is married to writer Haarsh Limbachiyaa, had a couple of years ago, revealed that they were planning to extend their family and she is ready to became a mother by 2020. She had even said that Haarsh wants her to perform on the stage till the last day of her pregnancy. In a recent interview with Tellychakkar, Bharti said that her plans went for a toss because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The couple has now decided to postpone their plan of having a baby to next year. Bharti said that she doesn't wish to take any chance in such tension. … [Read more...] about Bharti Singh Delays Family Planning Due To COVID-19 Pandemic; Says ‘Can’t Plan Baby In Such Tension’