Former French Health Minister Summoned for Alleged Mishandling of COVID-19 Pandemic

French former health minister Agnes Buzyn has been summoned to appear in the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR) in Paris for allegedly mishandling the COVID-19 pandemic and could face possible indictment.  Buzyn who resigned in mid-February 2020, could …

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Vietnam Government Offers Hospital Jobs for Recovered COVID-19 Patients

Vietnam launched a program called “Patient zero with patient zero” in Ho Chi Minh City this week to support public healthcare services. The government said it would offer COVID-19 recovered patients with eight million dong ($350.80) monthly allowance, food, accommodation, …

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Sweden Forecasts Higher COVID-19 Cases in Coming Months

The Swedish Health Agency said on Monday that Sweden is likely to see an increase on COVID-19 infections in the coming months and that health protocols need to be maintained until a higher vaccination rate of adults is achieved.  Sweden …

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Peruvian Health Workers Arrested for Charging COVID-19 Patients $21,000 per Bed

Police in Peru have arrested nine people allegedly charging Covid-19 patients for hospital beds at a state-run hospital, on Wednesday.  Prosecutor Reynaldo Abia said authorities have also arrested the administrators of Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen public hospital in Lima in a …

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Anti-Vaxxer Attacks Against NHS Staff Rising

Anti-vaxxers in London physically and verbally abused health workers and volunteers who are inoculating doses against COVID-19.  Anti-vaccine demonstrators have targeted vaccination buses, which administer vaccines to “hard to reach” populations, frequently on council estates, and online abuse and threatening …

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