Coronavirus live news: California deploys National Guard, Pfizer jab ‘highly effective’ against hospitalisations

Posted by on October 5, 2021 2:48 am
Categories: Global Stories

Extra help called in for overwhelmed hospitals in California; two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech are about 90% effective at preventing hospitalisations for at least six months, research reveals; Russia’s daily Covid cases hits highest level in months

A tough winter for the NHS in England will be made harder by growing sickness levels among nurses, nursing leaders have warned. Nurses are experiencing more sickness, including for anxiety and depression, than before the pandemic.

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) analysed figures for staff sickness from before the pandemic and earlier this year, and found thousands of days lost to staff absence on already overstretched wards.

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