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Americans told to STOP using rapid Covid test because manufacturer LIED about how good they are

Americans are told to STOP using controversial rapid Covid test that Britain has spent £2.8BILLION on because it doesn’t work as well as manufacturer claims Food and Drug Administration tells public to ‘destroy’ or return the tests  The medical device regulator has ‘significant concerns’ about their accuracy The 30-minute tests have previously come under fire… Read More »

Britons are told NOT to travel in or out of eight Indian variant hotspots

Ministers make humiliating climbdown over Indian variant hotspot travel ban and say people should use their own ‘judgement’ as local Tory and Labour leaders say the advice posted online was a ‘mistake’ and and people CAN visit family and go on holiday Guidance applies to: Bolton, Blackburn, Kirklees, Bedford, Burnley, Leicester, Hounslow and North Tyneside… Read More »

‘We were told to say goodbye to our baby but, four years later, we are still enjoying precious days with Willow’

It’s 4.16am. Willow wakes. She likes a snuggle. Arms wrapped close around her and she usually drifts back to sleep, but not this morning. Her pretty face breaks into a cheeky grin. A song starts. e make our way to the kitchen, so as not to wake hubby John and Noah, her older brother. She… Read More »

It Looks Like Health Insurance, but It’s Not. ‘Just Trust God,’ Buyers Are Told. – The New York Times

Eight-year-old Blake Collie was at the swimming pool when he got a frightening headache. His parents rushed him to the emergency room only to learn he had a brain aneurysm. Blake spent nearly two months in the hospital. His family did not have traditional health insurance. “We could not afford it,” said his father, Mark… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »