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SIU freezes R22-million in Digital Vibes accounts

The Special Investigating Unit said it would ask the tribunal to declare the health department’s contract with the company unlawful The post SIU freezes R22-million in Digital Vibes accounts appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Department Of Health, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Zweli Mkhize, Digital Vibes, Tahera Mather


Oral submissions to inquiry on local government elections start next week

The hearings will be open to the media and the public, under strict level-three regulations The post Oral submissions to inquiry on local government elections start next week appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Elections, Democracy, South Africa, Department Of Health, IEC, Dikgang Moseneke, Top Six, Local Government Elections, COVID-19, Electoral Commission Of South Africa, Public Participation, Municipal Elections, Electoral Commission Act, Free And Fair Elections


Joe Manchin opens the door to backing Democrat-only infrastructure bill that rolls back 'unfair' Trump tax cuts

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 09: Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks with Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) (L), before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on June 9, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The committee is hearing testimony about the Fiscal Year 2022 budget request for the Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images Manchin signaled he could support a party-line infrastructure bill after striking a possible ...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Washington, White House, Nbc News, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Policy, Infrastructure, Democrats, Gop, South Dakota, Biden, Irs


Oxygen supplies in Gauteng remain stable amid third wave

More than 1 500 patients in Gauteng are currently on oxygen assistance The post Oxygen supplies in Gauteng remain stable amid third wave appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Gauteng, Department Of Health, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, Third Wave, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, Kwara Kekana, Vaccine Roll-out, Nomathemba Mokgethi


Covid live: Brazil passes 500,000 coronavirus deaths; young people rush to take up vaccines in England

Protests in Brazil as confirmed death toll soars past half a million; more than 700,000 jabs booked as NHS programme opens to over-18sUganda Olympic athlete arriving in Tokyo tests positive for coronavirusMasks compulsory indoors in parts of Sydney as cluster grows to nine‘Devastated’ Phuket races to vaccinate in time for holiday season 9.17am BST Covid-19 doesn’t dominate the front pages of stories here in the UK in quite the way it has in recent times, but the Sunday Telegraph has an inter...
Tags: Japan, UK, England, India, UK News, World news, NHS, Sydney, Brazil, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Sunday Telegraph, Phuket, Department Of Health, Public Health England PHE, Matt Hancock


Covid-19: NI records 158 new cases and no further deaths

No coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded the Department of Health in the last 24 hours.
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As Covid third wave digs in, military health service sent to Gauteng

The defence branch will assist with mass testing, screening and contact tracing The post As Covid third wave digs in, military health service sent to Gauteng appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Pfizer, Gauteng, Department Of Health, Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital, Johnson & Johnson, Phase 2, Top Six, Coronavirus, South African Military Health Service, COVID-19, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane


Covid-19: NI records 179 new cases and no further deaths

The number of new cases is the highest in a 24 hour period since late March, according to Department of Health figures.
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Parliament’s health committee no closer to Digital Vibes contract answers, awaits SIU report

Thursday was the first time acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane appeared before the committee, but she did not have many answers for MPs The post Parliament’s health committee no closer to Digital Vibes contract answers, awaits SIU report appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Parliament, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Third Wave, Zweli Mkhize, Healthcare Workers, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane, Portfolio Committee on Health


Cuomo nursing home order did cause more deaths, should've been reversed sooner: task force

The report by the NYSBA’s Task Force on Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care also blasts Cuomo for not reversing the Department of Health’s...
Tags: Cuomo, Department Of Health, NYSBA


Florida's Fired Covid-19 Data Manager 'Permanently Suspended' From Twitter (slashdot)

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has been "permanently suspended" from Twitter, "for violations of the Twitter Rules on spam and platform manipulation," a Twitter spokesperson tells Slashdot. Florida's Sun-Sentinel reports: Jones, a former Department of Health data manager fired for alleged insubordination, emerged as a political lightning rod as COVID-19 cases spiked in Florida last year. Supporters see her as a whistleblower speaking truth to power and exposing...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, News, Instagram, Washington Post, Jones, Forbes, Department Of Health, Slashdot, Florida Department of Health, DeSantis, EditorDavid, COVID, Rebekah Jones, Slashdot Florida s Sun Sentinel


Ige to select appellate court nominee, graduation party, church services raise COVID-19 cases, lumber at a premium, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

House construction in Hawaii ©2021 All Hawaii NewsA slowdown in production compounded by high demand continues to raise building material prices through the roof in Hawaii. The Hawaii Lumber Products Association says prices are up 400% when compared to the same time in 2020. KHON2.Ige To Select Nominee For Intermediate Court of Appeals. A prominent Maui attorney and the head of the Hawaii State Ethics Commission are among the names of six nominees looking to fill a vacancy on the state’s...
Tags: Travel, Lyft, Uber, Cdc, Hawaii, House, Hud, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Southwest, Department Of Health, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu


Florida's Fired Covid-19 Data Manager 'Permanently Suspended' From Twitter

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has been "permanently suspended" from Twitter, "for violations of the Twitter Rules on spam and platform manipulation," a Twitter spokesperson tells Slashdot. Florida's Sun-Sentinel reports: Jones, a former Department of Health data manager fired for alleged insubordination, emerged as a political lightning rod as COVID-19 cases spiked in Florida last year. Supporters see her as a whistleblower speaking truth to power and exposing...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Instagram, Washington Post, Tech, Jones, Forbes, Department Of Health, Slashdot, Florida Department of Health, DeSantis, COVID, Rebekah Jones, Slashdot Florida s Sun Sentinel


Coronavirus live news: US to donate 500m vaccine doses; UK health secretary faces aged care questions

Biden administration to donate 50m Pfizer doses to nearly 100 countries; Matt Hancock faces questions over Cummings claims; South Korea considers vaccinating workers at major companiesG7 leaders will call for fresh WHO inquiry into Covid origins, leaked communique suggestsThe interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelledLeading biologist dampens his ‘smoking gun’ Covid lab leak theorySee all our coronavirus coverage 6.22am BST South Korea is considering plans to vaccinate workers at...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, UK, US, World news, Guardian, Boris Johnson, Pfizer, Johnson, Biden, Press Association, Department Of Health, Reuters, Cummings, Dominic Cummings, Hancock


Millions of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are set to expire this month, and states are scrambling to use up their stockpiles or send them abroad

Nurse Elizabeth Johnson administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Mendez in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images States are racing to use up Johnson & Johnson vaccines set to expire later this month, per multiple reports. Ohio, which has 200,000 doses set to expire, says it can't send shots abroad or to other states. Public opinion of the jab has soured after reports of blood clots and manufacturing problems. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Oregon, White House, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Healthcare, Ohio, Philadelphia, Michigan, Fda, Johnson, Baltimore


South African health minister placed "on special leave" pending investigation into awarding of contracts

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa placed Health Minister Zweli Mkhize "on special leave" Tuesday pending an investigation into the awarding of Department of Health contracts to a communications company staffed by former aides.
Tags: Cnn, Department Of Health, Cyril Ramaphosa, Zweli Mkhize


Covid-19: No further deaths and 81 new cases recorded in NI

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths recorded by the Department of Health remains 2,154.
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Covid-19: No further deaths recorded in NI

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths recorded by the Department of Health is 2,154.
Tags: News, Department Of Health


Florida's Government May Have Ignored and Withheld Data About Covid-19 Cases

Slashdot reader DevNull127 writes: Documents filed by Florida's health department now "confirm two of the core aspects" of a whistleblower complaint filed by fired data manager Rebekah Jones, the Miami Herald reported Friday. "Sworn affidavits from Department of Health leaders acknowledge Jones' often-denied claim that she was told to remove data from public access after questions from the Miami Herald." And they also report a position statement from the department (filed August 17th) acknowle...
Tags: Florida, Washington, Tech, New York Times, Herald, Jones, Department Of Health, Miami Herald, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Rebekah Jones


Mkhize advised by lawyers to not meet parliament’s health committee

MPs from opposition parties agree that the sub judice reason for the health minister not appearing before the committee is not valid The post Mkhize advised by lawyers to not meet parliament’s health committee appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Department Of Health, Openaccess, National Health Insurance, Democratic Alliance, NHI, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Evelyn Wilson, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Public Finance Management Act, COVID-19, Irregular Expenditure


Teachers to vote on contract, police commission nominee says no racism in Hawaii, two counties pass annual budgets, studying the sea, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Whale frolics off Hawaii Coast ©2021 All Hawaii NewsNOAA Awards UH $210 Million To Host Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Research. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration selected the University of Hawai‘i to host a new Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, with the federal agency providing up to $210 million in funding over five years. Maui Now.Hawaii Teacher Salaries Won’t Change If New Contract Is Approved. The Hawaii State Teachers Association has r...
Tags: Travel, US, Hawaii, City Council, Council, Los Angeles Times, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Health, Alexander, Caltech, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii, Oahu, Kamehameha Schools


Mkhize to quit over Covid-19 scandal

Health minister will be gone within two weeks as SIU net closes, say associates The post Mkhize to quit over Covid-19 scandal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Investigation, Department Of Health, Cyril Ramaphosa, Siu, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Pule Mabe, South Africa (country, COVID-19, COVID, Subs-only, Special Investigative Unit, Digital Vibes


Ramaphosa insists Digital Vibes matter is ‘on my desk’

But the president told reporters that he would not decide Zweli Mkhize’s future in cabinet before the outcome of the Special Investigating Unit probe The post Ramaphosa insists Digital Vibes matter is ‘on my desk’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Department Of Health, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Zweli Mkhize, Standing Committee on Public Accounts, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Digital Vibes, Cyril Ramaphosa press conference


Frustrated, she jumped the vaccination queue

Elize Parker took matters into her own hands by doing a Covid-19 walk-in, after she didn’t get her confirmation SMS The post Frustrated, she jumped the vaccination queue appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Vaccination, National, Pfizer, Vaccine, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Top Six, Discovery Health, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Elize Parker, Karl Bremer Hospital, Walk-ins


32 companies that give back all year long - not just around the holidays

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Cotopaxi is a B Corp that puts 1% of its yearly revenue toward grants to nonprofits making sustainable changes in poverty alleviation. Cotopaxi/Instagram Giving back is woven into the business and operations of these 32 companies. If you shop from the following brands, you're also supporting several charitable initiatives. Need more gift ideas? Check out our ultimate gift guide. Aside from voluntee...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Food, Asia, New York, Style, California, US, Gift, Trends, Features, Gifts, Beauty, Aclu, B Corp, Patagonia


Covid-19: Department of Health records 39 new cases

There have been no further Covid-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours in Northern Ireland.
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UK: Looking Ahead: The Future Of Clinical Research - Stevens & Bolton

At the end of March 2021, the Department of Health published a paper on the future of clinical research in the UK.
Tags: UK, News, Bolton, Department Of Health, Stevens


Florida Health Department's Actions Investigated as Fired Data Manager Now Granted 'Whistleblower' Status

In March of 2020, Florida's governor was assuring the state that there was no evidence of Covid-19 in Florida, remembers the Washington Post. But there was — as far back as January. The Tampa Bay Times reports that when questioned Florida's Department of Health told its data manager to hide that data from public view, "emails from within the agency reviewed by the Miami Herald and others show." Eventually that data manager was fired, and within months her home had been raided by gun-toting pol...
Tags: Florida, Washington Post, Tech, Herald, Jones, Department Of Health, Miami Herald, Tampa Bay Times, Florida Department of Health, Florida Health Department, Office of the Inspector General, Florida s Sun Sentinel, Florida s Department of Health, Rebekah Jones


Final frontier: COVID-19 vaccines coming soon for young children

In her day job, immunologist Zina Good crunches data on how well immune system cells can be mobilized to battle cancer. But after leaving work at the Stanford Cancer Cell Therapy Program, she’s back to bottles, baths and bedtime stories as mom to two cherubic boys. And that’s how she found herself in unfamiliar circumstances — on the patient side of the consultation table for a clinical trial. Parents Zina and Otavio Good with son Andel. (Photo by Steve Fisch, Courtesy Stanford Medicine) Go...
Tags: News, California, Stanford, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Food And Drug Administration, Beverly Hills, Pfizer, Paramount, Jain, Soren, Ventura, Department Of Health


As the Covid-19 third-wave hits, how many South Africans have had the virus already?

Increasing seroprevalence in South Africa could help curb the disastrous effects a third wave could have on communities. But no one is out of the woods yet The post As the Covid-19 third-wave hits, how many South Africans have had the virus already? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, UK, India, South Africa, Department Of Health, Openaccess, University of Witwatersrand, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, NiCd, Top Six, Travel Ban, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Glenda Gray, COVID-19, Shabir Madhi