Police in Germany launch homicide probe into doctor who allegedly gave 2 Covid patients lethal injection

German police are investigating a doctor who allegedly killed two critically ill Covid-19 patients, who were being treated in intensive care, with a lethal injection, a spokesperson said on Friday. … Read More >Police in Germany launch homicide probe into doctor who allegedly gave 2 Covid patients lethal injection

Reports of Covid patients leaping from Ukrainian hospital windows in tragic suicide bids as health system ‘on brink of collapse’

A woman with suspected coronavirus has died after jumping out of a window at a hospital in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporozhe, local media reported. … Read More >Reports of Covid patients leaping from Ukrainian hospital windows in tragic suicide bids as health system ‘on brink of collapse’

As Russia breaks record for daily Covid-19 cases, Moscow’s main specialist infections hospital has no empty beds for new patients

After bearing the brunt of Russia’s battle with Covid-19 in spring, Moscow had hoped that growing the city’s treatment capacity would weaken a second wave. But now, the capital’s top infections hospital is full to the brim. … Read More >As Russia breaks record for daily Covid-19 cases, Moscow’s main specialist infections hospital has no empty beds for new patients

Kremlin says coronavirus situation ‘tense but under control’ as Omsk region health chief fired over shortage of beds

President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman sought to reassure Russians on Thursday that the coronavirus pandemic in the country is under control. Meanwhile, a number of cities across the country are bracing for a rise in cases. … Read More >Kremlin says coronavirus situation ‘tense but under control’ as Omsk region health chief fired over shortage of beds

Covid-19 patients FIVE TIMES more likely to die in hospital than those with flu, are at higher risk for 17 complications – CDC

The risk of dying from the coronavirus is five times higher than that of seasonal flu, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report, based on the records of 9,000 hospital patients. … Read More >Covid-19 patients FIVE TIMES more likely to die in hospital than those with flu, are at higher risk for 17 complications – CDC

‘Left behind’: UK hospitality workers bang pots & pans to make Parliament hear their pleas amid coronavirus restrictions (VIDEO)

Hospitality sector workers and business owners in the UK have staged a protest outside Parliament to demand a review of the government’s “arbitrary” Covid-19 restrictions and secure more support for their businesses. … Read More >‘Left behind’: UK hospitality workers bang pots & pans to make Parliament hear their pleas amid coronavirus restrictions (VIDEO)