Nearly two-thirds of Canadians say they support health-care workers refusing treatment to threatening or disrespectful patients who are unvaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new survey from Nanos Research. The poll, conducted by Nanos Research and sponsored by CTV News, found that 40 per cent of Canadians support and 24 per cent somewhat support health-careContinue reading “Most Canadians support health-care workers refusing treatment to threatening, disrespectful unvaccinated patients: Nanos survey”
The collapse of Lebanon’s economy is one of the worst ever recorded, and nowhere can it be felt more than in the ER of Beirut’s main public hospital.
On CNN Thursday, Lynne Yaggy, the chief nursing officer at a hospital in Branson, Missouri, told anchor Erin Burnett about why her hospital had to issue panic buttons to staff amid an outbreak of violence against health care workers. “It’s just awful,” said anchor Erin Burnett. “I understand what you’re saying, but I’m deeply shockedContinue reading “‘Slapping, punching, spitting’: Missouri health care worker says violent patients forced hospital to issue panic buttons”
Our historical documentary series on the history of the Cold War continues with an animated video on the Doctor’s Plot – as the Soviet leader Stalin suddenly decides that there is a plot of Jewish Doctors against him and starts persecuting them.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) last week signed into law a bill that adds more restrictions and increases criminal penalties for the use of abortion-inducing medication, the Dallas Morning News reports. Why it matters: The bill, which comes after Texas implemented one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the U.S., is being decried by abortion-rights groups as a “back-door ban,”Continue reading “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill limiting abortion-inducing pills”
A province that has long boasted of its loose coronavirus restrictions has also been the site of North America’s highest caseloads A surge in coronavirus cases has pushed the healthcare system in the Canadian province of Alberta to the verge of collapse, as healthcare workers struggle against mounting exhaustion and a growing anti-vaccine movement inContinue reading “Canada: Alberta healthcare system on verge of collapse as Covid cases and anti-vax sentiments rise”
Health care workers in France face suspension from their jobs starting Wednesday if they haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19. With as many as 300,000 workers still not vaccinated, some hospitals fear staff shortages will add to their strain. Vaccines are now compulsory for medical care, home care and emergency workers in France, and Wednesday isContinue reading “Unvaccinated French health care workers face suspension”
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says if he is re-elected next week, he will make it a crime to block access to hospitals and other health care facilities, including abortion clinics. The pledge comes as hospitals across the country deal with demonstrations in their parking lots and on their front lawns. The protesters oppose public health policies likeContinue reading “‘It’s not right’: Trudeau vows to criminalize blocking access to hospitals amid protests”
A stressed nurse shared her experience attending to people in the ICU while anti-vaxxers across North America are protesting at hospitals.