Rare wild birds hit by 'unprecedented' avian flu outbreak leads to new DEFRA guidance
DEFRA has offered guidance to land managers, the public and conservation groups to curb the impact of the disease in wild birds Seabird populations on the Northumberland Coast have been decimated by the most recent outbreak of the virus, with the Farne Islands, which is managed by the National Trust, closing to tourists in July and the UK's only breeding colony of roseate terns falling victim to the disease on the RSPB's Coquet Island. New guidance from DEFRA and the Welsh Government has been set out to land managers, the public and conservation groups to curb the impact of bird flu in wild birds, while protecting the health of the countryside.
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Photo taken on July 4, 2022 showing police vehicles in front of the North Hospital Shore at Highland Park, in the State of Illinois, in the United States. (Vincent Johnson/Xinhua)
New York, November 22 (Xinhua) - American hospitals are overwhelmed by a combination of respiratory diseases (VRS, coronavirus and flu), shortage of staff and closure of many care houses And of retirement, subjecting an already overloaded health system to intense pressure, reported the Washington Post during the past weekend.
"Experts think that the problem will deteriorate in the coming months," said the newspaper.
COVID-19: Public concerned, conditions of access ... What you need to know about the new vaccination campaign which starts on Monday
The High Authority for Health recommends administering the recall doses of new vaccines in priority to fragile people. © supplied by Franceinfo They must allow to stem the eighth wave of COVID-19 which has touched France since the end of August. The new PFIZER and MODERNA vaccines against the variant OMICRON will be administered as part of a new vaccination campaign, officially launched on Monday October 3.
"This is not a simple problem. It is a real crisis," said Anne Klibanski, CEO of the Mass General Brigham hospital network in Boston, quoted in the report.
"We must treat certain patients in the corridors of our emergency services. There is a huge crisis in terms of capacities, and it becomes more and more difficult to take care of patients correctly and to provide quality care that We have to provide ourselves, "added Ms. Kibanski.
More than half a million workers from health and social services have left their post in September across the country, a result of professional exhaustion linked to the coronavirus epidemic. The American medical association also claims that a in five doctor plans to leave work in the next two years, according to the report.
Since the start of the pandemic, health workers have also faced increasing violence, said Christopher S. Kang, president of the US college of emergency physicians.
According to the American hospital association, 44 % of nurses have reported physical violence and 68 % of verbal violence since the start of the pandemic, the newspaper said. End
France: For the public health agency, the country is affected by a “triple epidemic” .
© AP - Olivier Chassignole Vaccination at the Edouard -Herriot hospital, February 6, 2021 in Lyon (center of France). Illustration image. The "triple epidemic" faces France, with the simultaneous traffic of COVID-19, bronchiolitis and flu, is "completely unprecedented". Its evolution is difficult to foresee, underlined Public Health France, Friday, December 2.