Charities and Covid: Call to follow Sheen's donations lead after losses
Michael Sheen's donated suits raised cash at a time when charities face huge losses due to Covid.
He said he hoped people follow suit after a "Christmas declutter".Adam Fletcher says charity shop losses directly affect research and support that charities can offer"Every item sold will be turned into funds for research that could help transform the lives of those 340,000 people in Wales living with heart and circulatory diseases."
Barnardo's said they had seen their retail income fall by £47.9m to £30m in 2020-21 because of the impact of lockdown closures.For Cancer Research Wales there has been a 50% drop in income across the board but, in particular, retail income saw a loss of 83% last year - which translates into about £400,000.Read more: BBC Health News »
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270 Doctors, Scientists Call Out Joe Rogan’s COVID Misinfo: 'Menace To Public Health'Their open letter urged Spotify to establish a misinformation policy to moderate the kind of baseless claims made on its “Joe Rogan Experience' podcast. Cry harder. Relying on Covid information from Joe Rogan is like relying on spelling information from Donald Trump.
Nurses rally in Chicago to call for better hospital staffing amid rising COVID casesNurses in Chicago and across the nation are taking part in a national day of action Thursday, to call attention to what they are calling a staffing crisis. Nurses have been begging for staffing in many places for years and years. It’s been allowed to be like this for so long and many have finally reached their breaking point. It was going to happen eventually and this accelerated it.
Chinese woman stuck in blind date's home by sudden Covid lockdownA woman in China was trapped in her blind date's apartment after authorities in the city of Zhengzhou imposed a Covid-19 lockdown. Has anyone seen the film “Pink cloud”?
Omicron tests China's ability to hold Olympics with 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policyThe omicron variant poses a test to China's “zero-tolerance” COVID-19 policy and its ability to successfully host the Winter Olympics.
Biden to double free COVID tests, add N95s, to fight omicron | AP NewsWASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government will double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans, along with the most protective N95 masks, as he highlighted his efforts to “surge” resources to help the country weather the spike in coronavirus cases. The initial batch of tests will be delivered for free to Americans through a federal website, which Biden said will launch next week. Biden said his administration would also announce details about the free N95 masks next week. I've never had a covid test lel All made in China
Biden to double free COVID tests, add N95s, to fight omicronWASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government will double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed... Unnecessary. The more healthy people that get Omicon, the faster we move to normal. Almost like those who control U.S. want to keep it that way.