Over 3 million people have died in the world as a result of contracting the highly infectious Covid19 virus. 128,000 in the UK and of that 7,661 have been in Scotland.
The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has launched a new campaign Summer to Recover: Winter-Proofing Urgent and Emergency Care for 2021.
“When we erode biodiversity, we favour species that are more likely to be zoonotic hosts, increasing our risk of spillover events.”
People’s politics and values are exerting a bigger influence on how much of a threat they feel from COVID-19 compared to objective indicators such as the number of confirmed cases.
The UK soft drinks industry levy (SDIL) is a two tiered tax levied on soft drinks manufacturers from April 2018 to encourage them to reduce the sugar content in their products.
It’s an old saying, ‘Ignorance is bliss’. It is used to persuade us that it is better for you if you do not know all the facts.
“Researchers found that parents understood safety messaging better when the picture showed the desired behavior, such as a baby in a bumper-free crib. Credit The Ohio State University
There is a considerable jigsaw of pieces which have to fit together to make it all happen and to insure no vaccine is wasted.
“We had our Flu jabs this Friday at the Kirkwall Vaccination Center. “
Scotland’s cases of covid continue to rise. Today’s published figures show a rise of 714 new confirmed cases . This is 11.5% of those people newly tested. In Orkney the officially confirmed number now totals 22.