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Covid UK: Localised lockdowns may be enforced after national curbs

Prepare for ‘postcode lockdowns’: Minister Helen Whately hints there WILL be localised restrictions to stop spread of Covid variants when national curbs are eased – but care homes could be back open for visits in WEEKS Government considering using postcode lockdowns when national curbs eased Would see localised areas hit by variants shutdown and subject… Read More »

National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness Day 2020

Tuesday, September 9, is National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness (NAIRHHA) Day 2020. Launched in 2014 by advocates in Massachusetts, New York and Washington, DC, the event aims to draw attention to the fact that HIV and hepatitis B are more prevalent among African-born people living in the United States. Another goal… Read More »

White House denies report that national coronavirus testing plan was scrapped to hurt blue states

Admiral Brett Giroir, U.S. Assistant Secretary For Health, speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2020. Erin Scott | Pool | Reuters The White House on Friday denied a report claiming the Trump administration scrapped plans for a national coronavirus testing strategy to make Democratic governors in… Read More »

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2020

Friday, February 7, marks National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2020 (NBHAAD). To underscore how important social support is to our health, this year’s theme is “We’re in This Together.” The grassroots initiative was launched in 1999 to raise awareness about prevention, testing and treatment in a community disproportionately affected by HIV. Search the hashtag #NBHAAD… Read More »

Miss Universe 2019 National Costume Contest: Vartika Singh Goes Traditional As She Graces in Gorgeous Red Indian Bridal Attire (Watch Video)

Vartika Singh at Miss Universe 2019 Costume Competition (Photo Credits: Video Screengrab/ YouTube) Miss Universe 2019 contestants stunned the crowd competing in a preliminary swimsuit, evening gown contests and the magnificent national costume competition. The National Costume Competition took place on December 6, 2019, two days before the finale night. All of the pageant queens… Read More »