The global scramble to thwart COVID-19 has a vast blind spot: sub-Saharan Africa. We have a story on this today, but to understand the problem, consider the following data points...
Anjali ♡ॐ // SAVE MAURITIUS REEF!!
Why Mauritians are prone to mental health issues: a thread Let’s start from the very beginning. The ancestors of most Mauritians were indentured labourers from India, Africa and China. Many
Food insecurity and poverty. A thread. Firstly, before I begin, some definitions. Food SECURITY is about secure access to enough food, and about being able to source, prepare, and eat
Dr Eleanor Janega
Just a few words on this ridiculous position, from me, who grew up in America under American "health care" and what this would mean for our NHS.The leading cause of
Things forevers are good at - streaming the video but no buying the albums ( which they can do better)- ignoring the tweets especially of everglow votings and the forevers
Update: El Paso now hiring morgue attendants for $27.20/hour. But job applicant must be strong enough to lift deceased bodies weighing 100-400 lbs. (45-180 kg). Better than using jail inmates
Hannah | BLM | COVID IS REAL | 🍍💉
it's my mom's birthday and she would've been 59 but diabetes killed her 14 years ago and i've almost been alive longer without her than with her. insulin has been
The Trump administration and every health care industry group were quick to hype the Medicare insulin plan as a win for everyone. Let's pump the brakes on this one.https://www.axios.com/medicare-insulin-model-trump-pharma-insurance-5779
The disaster we’re seeing in Los Angeles & California more broadly is inextricable from years of failed climate change policies.Failed policies that have been & continues to be applauded by
#Canadians As of Nov 20, here are the odds of death in Canadians diagnosed with #COVID19Without the help of every single one of us, many more will die.Protect your loved
Telegraph Global Health Security
Approximately 90% of India’s 500 million-strong workforce are employed informally, living hand to mouth, day in and day outAs the country's Covid-19 crisis continues to spiral, thousands of them are
Joanna Poole 💙
For the purposes of trying to clarify something emotive, from a medical point of view, what happens when it comes to a decision or not whether to offer intensive care?
Before 1948, chicken wasn’t a mainstay of the dinner table. A contest to breed a bigger, better bird changed that. In 1925 there were more than six million farms in
This fumbling is just maddening. Too many political leaders extol the virtues of "markets" in healthcare, with little understanding of how those markets actually work.If we need 3.5 - 4M
Mathematically speaking, it looks like this is now baked in. And when the healthcare system is overwhelmed, the fatality rate for COVID spikes. We are going to lose a lot
Let's talk about "rationing" of intensive care in the context of #COVID19 (thread)First of all, it's not happening in the UK. There are lots of misconceptions, which stem from the