Prince William warns of ‘rumours and misinformation’ about Covid jabs- Tempemail

Prince William has encouraged people to continue having the coronavirus vaccine to make “younger generations” feel “it’s really important for them to have it”. The Duke of Cambridge also spoke of the dangers of “rumours and misinformation” on social media about the vaccination. Prince William and Kate spoke to two Continue Reading

Fox anchor suspended after saying he was ‘annoyed’ at obese people getting Covid vaccine- Tempemail

A Fox news station suspended its anchor following social media outrage for his tweet expressing annoyance over obese people getting the Covid-19 vaccine on priority. Blake McCoy made the controversial remark on Tuesday afternoon and later deleted his tweet, issuing an apology for his “insensitive and offensive” comment. “I’m annoyed Continue Reading

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Covid advice challenged by NHS England director | Film- Tempemail

Gwyneth Paltrow has been urged to stop spreading misinformation by the medical director of NHS England after she suggested long Covid could be treated with “intuitive fasting” , herbal cocktails and regular visits to an “infrared sauna”. The Hollywood star, who markets unproven new age potions on her Goop website, Continue Reading

Dr Feel Good? The NHS DJ helping lift Covid gloom for millions | Society- Tempemail

It has been another gruelling week of night shifts caring for Covid-19 patients in intensive care in Birmingham, but Dr Kishan Bodalia is already gearing himself up for his next DJ set. While nightclubs and musical festivals may be off the cards, Bodalia has found fame performing DJ sets in Continue Reading

Thousands of UK Amazon workers given false Covid test results | Coronavirus

Thousands of Amazon workers were given the wrong Coronavirus test results after a mistake meant they were given inaccurate information by test and trace. The Guardian understands that 3,853 staff members at the online retailer received an erroneous result. Officials said they had tested negatively but received notifications to say Continue Reading

‘I am a people person. I want my family to visit’: stories of older Australian migrants during Covid | Ruth De Souza and Safdar Ahmed | Opinion

Alone Together comic From August to November 2020, an interdisciplinary team of researchers interviewed 10 older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (Cald) backgrounds to explore the complex ways in which technology was used in their social lives during lockdown. Authors: Dr Ruth De Souza (RMIT), Maria Dimopoulos (Victorian Department Continue Reading

Take action on MPs supporting Covid conspiracy figures, PM told | World news- Tempemail

Boris Johnson has been urged to act after two more Conservative MPs were linked to figures spreading Covid conspiracy theories or making discredited claims. Last week it emerged that Desmond Swayne, a former Tory minister, encouraged anti-lockdown street protesters to “persist” and suggested NHS capacity figures were being “manipulated” to Continue Reading

Hot tip to tackle the Covid blues | Brief letters | Life and style- Tempemail

May I add to the catalogue of errors cited by your correspondents (Letters, 29 January), namely the failure of the government to close the UK borders until 12 months too late, despite having won a referendum which was, in large part, all about closing borders?Roy Boffy Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands Continue Reading

Mighty Amazon looks all but unassailable as Covid continues | Amazon

The earliest references to the “one-stop shop” emerged during the first decades of 20th century as the fast-growing US economy spurred rapid retail innovation. A single location for various products provides obvious benefits: removing the hassle of travelling around town to visit different stores. Jeff Bezos redefined that logic for Continue Reading

Facebook removes Save Our Rights UK Covid denial videos | World news- Tempemail

Videos published by a “coronavirus denier” group that was told by the Conservative MP Sir Desmond Swayne to “persist” with its anti-lockdown activities have been removed from Facebook after the social network concluded they posed a risk of “imminent physical harm”. More than 60,000 people followed the Save Our Rights Continue Reading