Scotlands contact tracing strategy has been branded a total shambles after it emerged an app vital to the battle with Covid-19 wont be available until autumn.
Health leaders have already failed to launch a separate web-based programme to allow patients to list people they could have infected, which had been promised by June.
Now experts are developing a Bluetooth-powered app which will automatically trace individuals who might be at risk.
However the package which is being built by the compan…
Coronavirus news – live: Schools safe to reopen due to ‘very low’ risk to children, says expert, as PM urged to help travellers stuck in quarantine – The Independent
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Nearly 1,800 companies told government of plans to cut 20 or more jobs
Nearly 1,800 UK companies told the government of plans to cut 20 or more jobs in June as the coronavirus wreaked havoc on the country’s economy, figures suggest.
Royal Mail, Centrica and The Restaurant Group – which owns Frankie and Benny’s – were among those announcing four-digit job losses.
Figures obtained by the BBC in a Freedom of Information request showed 1,778 companies informed the Insolvency Service of their inte…
Dr Deborah Birx: voice of scientific reason or apologist for Trump? – The Guardian
The coordinator of the White House coronavirus taskforce built her reputation fighting Aids but is she compromising it by indulging the president’s whims?
Months of frustration with Donald Trumps denial of the coronavirus crisis in the United States boiled over last week when the Democratic House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, publicly attacked a top member of Trumps coronavirus team, Dr Deborah Birx, for standing by the US president despite his record of lies and misinformation about the virus.
I dont have confidence in anyone who stands there while the president says, Swallow Lysol and its going to cure your virus, Pelosi told CNN about Birx, referring…
Mum bitten by rabies-riddled bat while enjoying quiet evening outside her house – Mirror Online
Camilla Schumacher was attacked as she sat on her front porch with her daughter Monica and her pit bull Kane by their home in Lincoln County, Oklahoma
A mum was bitten by a rabies-riddled bat as she enjoyed a quiet evening sat on the porch outside her house.
Camilla Schumacher was attacked as she sat with her daughter Monica and her pit bull Kane by their home in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, last Monday.
She saw the bat as it was still biting her and realised it had left two bloodied holes on her ankle.
Her protective pet, Kane, quickly grabbed the bat in its jaws before Camilla slapped it out so it didn’t harm her pet.
The bat was sent to a …
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