Health

Generation Covid: ‘Everything is on hold. It’s scary’

Generation Covid: ‘Everything is on hold. It’s scary’

MEDICALLY, THEY WERE SPARED THE WORST EFFECTS OF COVID-19. ECONOMICALLY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY, IRELAND’S YOUNG WILL SUFFER HUGE CONSEQUENCES FROM CORONAVIRUS Though not generally as physically susceptible to coronavirus as older people, young people may well suffer most psychologically and economically as a consequence of the pandemic. The economic evidence is stark. “The job losses that…

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Texas, Florida Shutter Bars As COVID-19 Shatters Records

Texas, Florida Shutter Bars As COVID-19 Shatters Records

The governors of Texas and Florida both ordered bars closed across their states Friday as confirmed COVID-19 cases there continue to hit record highs.The sweeping action marks a reversal of what critics worried was a rush to reopen following coronavirus shutdowns earlier this year. Bars are especially dangerous environments for the spread of the disease.…

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People in hotel quarantine to be tested on entry and departure

People in hotel quarantine to be tested on entry and departure

Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy has hinted people could be kept in hotel quarantine unless they agree to take COVID-19 tests.Key points:Testing at hotel quarantine will now be offered on arrival and before people leaveProfessor Brendan Murphy says states have the power to keep people quarantined until they submit to a testMore than 60,000 people…

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