MASKS KEY TO CUTTING COVID SPREAD
As science evolves to find that surfaces are less important in the community transmission of Covid-19, the key to cutting and controlling aerosol transmission lies with everyone wearing masks to protect themselves and more to protect others.
Carers World Live investigates what masks do....
Unpaid carers tell us that they welcome successful vaccine rollout. But they still don’t feel truly recognised because the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) added unpaid carers as a footnote to priority band 6. The result of not updating the main text to say "...and unpaid carers" has led to them being forgotten at times across the home nations when the list is republished in local areas.
Carers World Live asked Secretary of State Matt Hancock for an assurance that unpaid carers will always be at the heart of his policy decisions and, to Professor Stephen Powis from NHS England, was it not common sense to vaccinate the unpaid carer alongside the person for whom they care.
Here are their replies from the Downing Street briefing....
JABS, MEDICS & LONG COVID
As the latest data paints an emerging picture of at least one million people in the UK at the mercy of 'long Covid'.
Carers World Live asks WHO experts about its effects..
SCIENCE or POLITICS?
When these two forces of society clash, are unpaid carers the winners? Is wider society the loser? How to tread the path between?
Carers World Live puts the issue to the Independent SAGE panel of experts.
One of the answers, quite surprisingly, leads to Greece...