UK’s Portsmouth NHS and Ambulance Service Declare COVID related “Critical Incident”

The Portsmouth NHS Trust and ambulance service have declared a critical incident, due to staff shortages caused by COVID-19. “Due to extreme pressures on services, we have declared a critical incident at QA Hospital. We have limited space to treat …

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Iran Confirms First Case of Omicron Variant

Iranian health authorities have confirmed the detection of the country’s first case of Omicron COVID-19 variant in a man returning from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Iran’s Deputy Health Minister, Kamal Heidari said that the patient is a middle-aged man …

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New York Hospital to ‘Pause’ Delivering Babies After Staff Quit Over Vaccine Mandate

Lewis County General Hospital in Lowville, N.Y. has announced it is planning to stop delivering babies temporarily later this month after multiple employees quit their jobs over a Covid-19 vaccination mandate. The mandate required all healthcare workers in the state …

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