Dr Adnan Sharif, a consultant nephrologist at Queen Elizabeth hospital, said: “Birmingham is a single local authority, over a million people on its books with a large, 42%, BAME community which has been impacted by Covid a lot, so it would be the best place to try to do this. … [Read more...] about Birmingham medics investigate high BAME Covid-19 death rate
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The government had introduced fiscal stimulus of around VND271 trillion ($11.68 billion), or 3.4 percent of GDP, to help offset the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. This included tax deferrals, cuts and exemptions, and cash transfers to affected workers and households. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to outperform Asian frontier markets: Fitch Ratings
Elle did her cover photo shoot for Red magazine in the gardens of the house. She spent lockdown there, posting on Instagram: ‘I’m choosing to do things I’ve been promising myself for ages. Sharing laughter and supporting friends through Zoom, cleaning closets, writing, practising a wellness programme.’ … [Read more...] about The wonderful but very wacky world of Elle Macpherson: Blessed salads, infrared saunas, sunrise shakes, a new lover and more Goop than Gwynnie… ALISON BOSHOFF reveals how, at 56, The Body really doesn’t just rely on her genes
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“This is the highest number of recovered patients recorded in a day. Thus, so far, a total of 82,369 patients have been cured of COVID-19. This has resulted in a recovery rate of 47.40% amongst COVID-19 patients, an increase of 4.51% in the recovery rate from the previous day’s recovery rate of 42.89%,” it said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | India’s recovery rate improves to 47%