Canada’s emergency rooms bear the brunt of a ‘perfect storm’

Canada’s emergency rooms bear the brunt of a ‘perfect storm’

TORONTO, July 3 (Reuters) – Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral … Read more

North Korea sends aid to 800 families suffering from intestinal epidemic

North Korea sends aid to 800 families suffering from intestinal epidemic

SEOUL, June 17 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other senior officials prepared aid to send to 800 families suffering from an unidentified intestinal epidemic, state media reported on Friday, as the country also battles its first COVID-19 outbreak. North Korea revealed this week it was facing an “acute enteric epidemic” on … Read more

EU estimates up to 80% of population has had COVID

EU estimates up to 80% of population has had COVID

Commuters wait for the train at the subway station amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barcelona, ​​Spain January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, April 27 (Reuters) – The European Commission said that between 60% and 80% of the EU population was estimated to … Read more

China reports highest COVID new daily cases since Feb 2020

China reports highest COVID new daily cases since Feb 2020

Police and security members in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, April 3 (Reuters) – China on Sunday reported a total of 13,287 new daily cases for April … Read more