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CDC abruptly pulls COVID-19 guidelines on airborne spread – Al Jazeera English

The retracted guidelines encouraged people to use air purifiers to limit exposure to germs.

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken down its guidance warning on possible airborne transmission of COVID-19, saying the draft recommendation was posted in error.
The now-withdrawn guidance, posted on the agency’s website on Friday, recommended people use air purifiers to reduce airborne germs indoors to limit the spread of the disease.
“CDC is currently updating its recommendations regarding airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2. Once this process has been completed…

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Number of coronavirus cases drops in Newcastle as Gateshead sees increase – Chronicle Live

Rates have fallen across the North East except in Gateshead, and North and South Tyneside

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Cases of coronavirus have increased in Gateshead and North and South Tyneside, figures suggest.
According to data, analysed by PA Media, cases in the region are on the slide.
This comes as the region’s leaders have renewed a defiant stance against Government saying they will ‘resist any attempts’ to place the North East into Tier 3.
A source told ChronicleLive that deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam was satisfied with progress under the existing Tier 2 restrictions and that the North…

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Mum who fears she’ll die from virus threatened with prison for keeping kids off school – Daily Record

Katy Simpson, 29, is vulnerable due to underlying health conditions and says she doesn’t want to increase her exposure to Covid-19 by having her kids attending…

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A mum who refuses to sent her kids back to school over fears she’ll die from coronavirus has been threatened with jail.
Katy Simpson says she doesn’t want to increase her exposure to the virus so she decided to keep her son Damien and daughter Alisha, both aged six, off when the rest of their classmates returned from the summer break.
While they are both healthy, Katy has Type 1 diabetes, asthma and an underactive thyroid – which according to NHS guidelines classes her as clinically vulnerable.

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County Durham councillor is reported to have claimed Covid-19 is ‘fake virus’ – The Northern Echo

It has been reported that a County Durham councillor has said that Covid-19 is fake.

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It has been reported that a County Durham councillor has said that Covid-19 is fake.
The Independent member of Great Aycliffe Town Council, Irene Hewitson, made her comments on camera to ChronicleLive during an anti-lockdown protest in Durham.
In an interview she said: “We’re being locked down over a fake virus. I don’t believe the virus exists. When my neighbours, relatives, friends and work people are dying around me then I’ll believe it’s true.
The demonstration in Durham Marketplace. Picture:…

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