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Qld in bid to vaccinate aged care workers

The Queensland government has launched a drive to fully vaccinate all private aged care and disability workers against COVID-19 within three weeks. Health Minister Yvette D’Ath says any aged care or disability worker can get the Pfizer vaccine at one of 18 hubs across the state from Saturday. “We will be calling on all residential… Read More »

On-demand virtual care may not lead to cost savings down the line

A study by University of Michigan researchers published in Health Affairs this month found that direct-to-consumer telemedicine visits for acute respiratory infections were linked to more downstream visits.   The researchers found that patients with initial direct-to-consumer telemedicine visits were more likely to obtain follow-up care within seven days than those who had sought in-person visits.… Read More »

Anni Espar: Spanish Female Water Polo Player, Olympic Silver Medalist Talks About her Workout, Diet, Hair and Skin Care

Anna Espar Llaquet is a Spanish water polo player who won the gold medal at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona. Espar also played on the Spain national team which won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She scored 15 goals and was named to the Olympic All-Star Team. In 2012… Read More »

Covid London: Just half of carers vaccinated in Lambeth care home with South Africa variant outbreak

Revealed: Just 50% of care home staff have been vaccinated in London borough where nursing home is at centre of South African Covid variant outbreak Ten residents and 13 staff infected with the South Africa variant at a single care home in Lambeth, London  Outbreak is thought to have been triggered by someone who travelled… Read More »