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Poll reveals declining trust in UK government before Cummings crisis

By Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool People on the beach in Southend-On-Sea, United Kingdom.Kate Green/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 26 May Poll reveals declining trust in UK government before Cummings crisis Only 38 per cent of people supported the UK government’s… Read More »

Coronavirus: ‘Probable’ government will miss 100,000 test target

It is “probable” the government will miss its 100,000 a day coronavirus test target, a senior minister has admitted. Health Secretary Matt Hancock pledged to reach the target by the end of April – but only 52,000 tests were carried out on Tuesday. Justice Secretary Robert Buckland said the “bold” aim was important but added… Read More »

Professor: ‘No empirical evidence’ shows government lockdowns stymied coronavirus

A professor said there is “no empirical evidence” to indicate government-imposed lockdowns have been successful in combating the spread of the coronavirus. Wilfred Reilly, who is a professor at Kentucky State University, posted a piece last week on the Spiked website that examined the effectiveness of various strategies federal and state governments have implemented to… Read More »

Government Is Reading Your Messages About Coronavirus

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we are hearing stories about how some governments are abusing the privacy rights of their citizens in the interests of public health. The South Korean government is using smartphone location data, surveillance-camera footage and even credit card purchases to monitor those suspected of spreading COVID-19.1 Italian authorities are using mobile phones’… Read More »

Two drug companies partner with US government for coronavirus treatment and vaccine

Government medical agencies are contracting with two different pharmaceutical companies to try to lock down a vaccine and treatment against the new strain of coronavirus that has been spreading globally. There currently are no vaccines or treatments for the coronavirus, which has infected over 72,000 in China and killed over 1,800 there, but officials are… Read More »

Fury as the Government tells people flying home from Asia to ‘call NHS 111 if you feel ill’

British scientists urge blanket BAN on travellers from Asia until there is a coronavirus vaccine as death toll hits 638 – amid backlash at government’s ‘weak’ advice for passengers to just ‘call NHS 111 if you feel ill’ UK Government has issued new travel advice tonight for Britons flying back Any travellers experiencing symptoms should… Read More »

The government recovered $3B in fraud last year. Nearly 90% was from healthcare

Of more than $ 3 billion recovered by the federal government in fiscal year 2019 from fraud and false claims, 87% involved the healthcare industry, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. It’s the 10th consecutive year the department has recouped more than $ 2 billion from False Claims Act cases with HHS as a client.… Read More »