Tag Archives: Week

Coronavirus: More than 100 outbreaks tackled a week, says Matt Hancock

“Targeted action” is being taken against more than 100 local outbreaks of coronavirus every week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mr Hancock said increased testing meant officials could now be “targeted” in their response. His comments came after 73 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed at a farm in Herefordshire.… Read More »

Irish pharmacies encouraging men to speak up during International Men’s Health Week

This week is International Men’s Health Week, so the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has encouraged men to visit their local pharmacy for practical advice on a range of topics from health issues to fitness and nutrition. According to community pharmacist and IPU member Tomás Conefrey, “Men can often ignore concerns and miss signs of potentially… Read More »

Word of the Week: ‘Dehumanizing’

In 1994, Hunter S. Thompson wrote some of the choicest words ever included in an obituary. Richard Nixon “was a swine of a man,” Thompson wrote. “His body should have been burned in a trash bin.” He was not reluctant about maligning the dead. “I have written worse things about Nixon, many times, and the… Read More »

Government ‘will introduce China travel ban in a week’

Government ‘will introduce China travel ban in a week’ because coronavirus ‘is getting more serious’ – after British scientists call for ALL flights from the country to be stopped until vaccine is found One member of All Party Parliamentary China Group suggested a ban was imminent amid spiralling outbreak  Said they’d ‘be surprised’ if restriction… Read More »