COVID Claims Another Life, 313 New Cases, 312 Active, 8 In KEMY

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ESadly, Bermuda recorded yet another COVID related death since May 18. Health Minister, Kim Wilson, while extending condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased, said the island recorded another 313 new cases in the latest round of 9,800 tests. According to the lastest update relea... Read more

Record 420,000 Children A Month In England Treated For Mental Health Problems

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More than 400,000 children and young people a month are being treated for mental health problems – the highest number on record – prompting warnings of an unprecedented crisis in the wellbeing of under-18s. Experts say Covid-19 has seriously exacerbated problems such as anxiety, depression an... Read more

UK To Announce More Monkeypox Cases As Efforts Ramp Up To Contain Outbreak

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The Guardian: LONDON, England, By Ian Sample - Public health officials are to announce more UK monkeypox cases on Monday, as efforts ramp up to contain the first multinational outbreak of the virus that has led to cases in at least 14 countries. The unusual outbreak of the rare disease ... Read more

Biden Says Monkeypox Cases Something To ‘Be Concerned About’

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Associated Press: PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — President Joe Biden said Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States were something “to be concerned about.” In his first public comments on the disease, Biden added: “It is a concern in that... Read more

Tuesday, May 3, 2022: World Asthma Day Is Back!

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This coming Tuesday, May 3, 2022 has been designated World Asthma Day to be celebrated in Bermuda at Victoria Park from 11:30am to 2pm. Open Airways invites Bermuda to note the change of the normal venue and join them "to learn about SMART (Single Maintenance & Relief Therapy)". The invite... Read more

NYC Women Die Seeking Butts Like The Kardashians & Cardi B — But Booty-Bboosting Surgery Is Still Booming

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - Undeterred by the danger, Latesha Bynum wanted the kind of wide hips displayed by Cardi B and the Kardashians — and paid for it with her life. “I’m building my body,” Bynum told her mom of her plans to get a surgical butt enhancement, an increasingly popul... Read more

UK Quarantine Hotels Cost Taxpayer £400M, Watchdog Finds

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The Guardian: LONDON, England - Quarantine hotels for inbound travellers to the UK during COVID have cost the taxpayer more than £400m, a National Audit Office (NAO) investigation has found, including almost £100m in unpaid room bills and fraud. While the government expected the hotels’ costs... Read more

COVID-19: Bermuda Records Two More Deaths, Total Now 131

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Sadly, Bermuda recorded another two COVID related deaths, bringing the total number of lives lost to 131. Health Minister Kim Wilson said she was saddened by the two latest deaths as another 190 new cases were reported in the last week. "I extend sincere condolences to the families of the dece... Read more

Secondhand Bong Smoke Worse Than That From Tobacco, Study Finds

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The Guardian: LONDON, England - A new study has found that secondhand cannabis smoke from bongs can be even more harmful than tobacco due to an increased concentration of fine particulate matter. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who published their report on the ... Read more

COVID-19: Number Of Cases Down To 102, 241 Active, 10 In Hospital, 1 In ICU

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The number of COVID cases in Bermuda continued on a downward trend, down by 36 to 241 from the 277 active cases recorded last week. Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 4,929 test results, 102 were positive for the coronavirus. Eleven (11) of the new cases were classified as ... Read more