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‘Lurching Between Crisis and Complacency’: Was This Our Last Covid Surge?

The Coronavirus Pandemic liveCovid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Covid’s Last Surge? Vaccination Tracker Vaccine FAQ Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story ‘Lurching Between Crisis and Complacency’: Was This Our Last Covid Surge? Rising immunity and modest changes in behavior may explain why cases are declining, but much remains… Read More »

Number of babies born to foreign mothers in England and Wales hit record high last year

Covid pandemic and cost of living rises lead to the lowest British fertility rate since 1938 with women having just 1.58 children each and new births down 4% to two-decade low More than three quarters of babies born in part of England and Wales were to foreign mothers, ONS revealed  Some 613,936 babies were born… Read More »

Physicians warn about Independence Day after fireworks injuries soared by 5,000 last year

Doctors are calling on parents to keep their children away from fireworks this holiday weekend, citing the thousands of injuries reported last year. “We know that sales of fireworks increased in 2020, as did injuries, so parents and caregivers need to be vigilant this Fourth of July and leave any fireworks to the professionals,” said… Read More »

More than 1/3 of health organizations hit by ransomware last year, report finds

Dive Brief: More than a third of healthcare organizations were hit by a ransomware attack in 2020 and of those, 65% said the cybercriminals were successful in encrypting their data, a report from cybersecurity company Sophos found. The report also found that roughly a third of organizations that had data stolen paid the ransom to recover… Read More »

Bubble tea shortage hits US, could last for several months

Bubble tea is following in the footsteps of garden gnomes, ketchup and toilet paper. That’s right, there’s another shortage in the US. Bubble tea, a drink that includes a layer of tapioca balls, or boba, at the bottom, originated in Taiwan but has become a popular drink around the world.  However, companies are seeing delayed shipments of boba, as well as the key… Read More »