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Risking Their Lives To Save Their Lives: Why Public Health Experts Support Black Lives Matter Protests

People gather wearing face masks, recording with their phones and holding a signs that read “BLACK … [+] LIVES MATTER” gather during a service outside St. John’s Episcopal Church near the White House in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day that slaves in… Read More »

Coronavirus: Malaria drug hydroxychloroquine ‘does not save lives’

A malaria drug that has been tested as a treatment for coronavirus does not save lives, one of the world’s largest trials shows. Hydroxychloroquine received global attention after being promoted by Donald Trump, and then controversy after studies on it were retracted. The drug has now been pulled from the UK’s Recovery trial, which is… Read More »

Heart attack warning: Device that could save a person’s life – what is it?

Over 30,000 people per year suffer a sudden cardiac arrest out of hospital in the UK. For every minute that passes without a certain equipment, a person’s chances of survival is reduce by 10 per cent. The British Heart Foundation said: “After a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces someone’s chance of… Read More »