Omicron, delta variants combine for decision-making headache

PARIS – Greeks who are over age 60 and refuse coronavirus vaccinations will be hit with monthly fines of more than one-quarter of their pensions — a get-tough policy that could prove risky for the country’s politicians. In Israel, potential carriers of the new omicron variant could be tracked by the nation’s formidable spy agency … Read more

Cancer Society Hopes Final Pharmac Report Is Stronger

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 6:42 pmPress Release: Cancer Society Today the delayed Interim Report was released by the Pharmac Review Panel. The performance of Pharmac and access to cancer drugs is a major concern for the Cancer Society. Lucy Elwood, CEO of the Cancer Society of New Zealand says: “Every day we see the stress … Read more

Three COVID-19 Cases In Taranaki Confirmed

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 6:06 pmPress Release: Ministry of Health Three positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Taranaki today. The three cases, all part of the same New Plymouth household, all have a known link to an existing case in Rotorua. The Ministry is providing an out of sequence update to encourage testing and … Read more

‘It Will Be Here, It’s Just A Matter Of Time’: Colorado Doctor Predicts Omicron Variant Will Come To Colorado, Explains What We Have Learned So Far

DENVER (CBS4) – While experts worldwide continue to study the potential impact of the omicron variant, the first U.S. case was detected Wednesday in California. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with health authorities in California, confirmed the case was detected in a traveler who returned from South Africa on Nov. 22. READ MORE: Unvaccinated, … Read more

Unvaccinated, Pregnant Women Experiencing Concerning Complications

DENVER (CBS4) – Doctors at one of Colorado’s most skilled neonatal intensive care units is urging pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves, their babies, and others as rare incidents have caused concern. “We are so worried about our pregnant patients and the degree of severe illness that we can see,” said … Read more

Marcus Lamb, Christian TV network CEO who discouraged COVID vaccines, dies after coronavirus battle

Prominent Christian televangelist and anti-vaccine advocate Marcus Lamb died after being hospitalized with COVID-19, his family announced Tuesday. Lamb founded Christian television network Daystar Television Network in 1997. Note: The video in the featured media player above is from a previous report. His wife Joni Lamb, announced the televangelist’s death on Daystar’s program streamed to … Read more

ProCare Launches Reimagining Health Initiative To Support Collaborative Change

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 2:24 pmPress Release: ProCare Health With the proposed changes to the health system looking to take more of a localities and network management approach to primary healthcare in the future, ProCare has today launched a new initiative and website called Reimagining Health as a another way of helping to ensure Tāmaki … Read more

Formal Acknowledgement Of FASD Failings One Step Closer

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 9:18 amPress Release: Kookiri ki Taamakimakaurau Trust An updated statement of response from the Crown regarding WAI 2624, which is part of the Health Services and Outcomes Kaupapa Inquiry (WAI 2575) and the Justice System Kaupapa Inquiry (WAI 3060), admits there is no New Zealand specific data on the prevalence of … Read more

Dr. Oz Announces Bid For Pennsylvania Senate Seat

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a cardiothoracic surgeon and television personality, announced he is running for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania as a Republican to succeed retiring Senator Pat Toomey, joining an already crowded GOP primary for the open seat. What do you think? “A vote for Dr. Oz burns away fat in minutes—no diet, no effort, … Read more