Debilitating 'long-Covid' may have severe health, social impacts, says WHO

LONDON (REUTERS) – Thousands of Covid-19 patients continue to suffer serious, debilitating and lingering symptoms many months after their initial bout of infection, with major social, health and economic consequences, European health experts said on Thursday (Feb 25). Publishing a

COVID-19: economic impact worsens inequalities faced by women – report

Inequality problems have been made worse for many women during the pandemic with government economic support policies “skewed towards men”, MPs have found. The report by the Commons women and inequalities committee said that while ministers acted quickly to protect

COVID-19: 10-year jail sentences ‘appropriate’ for lying at UK border, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended the introduction of 10-year jail sentences for those who lie about their travel at the UK border as “appropriate”. Under new measures due to come into force from Monday, UK and Irish residents arriving