"COVID-19 affects us all and does not respect borders; defeating it requires the entire world working together. In the strongest terms possible, the American Medical Association urges the President to reverse course and not abandon our country's leadership position in the global fight against COVID-19." … [Read more...] about Trump decision to leave WHO endangers global health, medical groups say
Why asylum decision delay
Nearly 40% of Americans, however, said stress related to the coronavirus has negatively affected their mental health. Women were more likely than men to say the coronavirus has had a negative impact on their mental health, and those living in urban and suburban areas were more likely to say this than those living in rural areas. Nearly half of those living in households that have experienced income or job loss said the pandemic had a negative effect on their mental health. … [Read more...] about Nearly half of Americans delayed medical care due to the coronavirus
Minneapolis police officers involved in “critical incidents” — which include situations where a person dies in police custody — must be given “a reasonable opportunity” to consult with a lawyer before they’re asked to give a voluntary statement to an investigator, according to the labor contract between the city and the police union that expired at the end of 2019. The contract doesn’t specify how much time qualifies as a “reasonable opportunity.” Details weren’t immediately available about the timeline of the investigation into Floyd’s death. … [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.
Kmart, along with other large mall retailer H & J Smith, delayed reopening when it was revealed the 23-year-old mall was found to have a seismic performance of less than 34 per cent of the new building standard. … [Read more...] about Kmart delays post-lockdown reopening in Dunedin
It stated on its website: "As a result of this, and a rise in COVID-19 cases in Weston super Mare in particular, because of the close proximity of our school to this facility, trustees have decided to delay opening the school to Pre School, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 pupils by one week to monitor how the situation develops." … [Read more...] about Schools delay re-opening due to Weston hospital closure