Model, 37, with rare skin condition vitiligo says strangers thought condition was contagious

A man with the rare skin condition vitiligo has said strangers have avoided sitting next to him on the bus as they fear they might ‘catch’ his skin condition.   Model Roger Monte, 37, from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, developed vitiligo when he was 23 and was so depressed by the way his skin had been … Read more Model, 37, with rare skin condition vitiligo says strangers thought condition was contagious

Model, 37, with rare skin condition vitiligo says strangers thought condition was contagious

A man with the rare skin condition vitiligo has said strangers have avoided sitting next to him on the bus as they fear they might ‘catch’ his skin condition.   Model Roger Monte, 37, from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, developed vitiligo when he was 23 and was so depressed by the way his skin had been … Read more Model, 37, with rare skin condition vitiligo says strangers thought condition was contagious

Airports could close after decision to suspend all of Britain’s quarantine-free travel corridors

Airports could close altogether after Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend all of Britain’s quarantine-free travel corridors – as move deepens crisis faced by travel and aviation industries Anyone arriving in the UK will have to produce a negative coronavirus test All flights from South America, Portugal and Cape Verde have been banned The PM’s announcement … Read more Airports could close after decision to suspend all of Britain’s quarantine-free travel corridors

Airports could close after decision to suspend all of Britain’s quarantine-free travel corridors

Airports could close altogether after Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend all of Britain’s quarantine-free travel corridors – as move deepens crisis faced by travel and aviation industries Anyone arriving in the UK will have to produce a negative coronavirus test All flights from South America, Portugal and Cape Verde have been banned The PM’s announcement … Read more Airports could close after decision to suspend all of Britain’s quarantine-free travel corridors

Nearly 40% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died amid surge

Nearly 40 percent of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died of the virus as the nation’s health care system was inundated with coronavirus cases last year, a new study estimates.  It comes after a more infectious variant of ‘super-covid’ that scientists worry could evade vaccines emerged in Brazil.  That variant was discovered in the Amazonas, … Read more Nearly 40% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died amid surge

Nearly 40% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died amid surge

Nearly 40 percent of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died of the virus as the nation’s health care system was inundated with coronavirus cases last year, a new study estimates.  It comes after a more infectious variant of ‘super-covid’ that scientists worry could evade vaccines emerged in Brazil.  That variant was discovered in the Amazonas, … Read more Nearly 40% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died amid surge

Coronavirus Brazil variant: Britons are stuck abroad as South America travel bans come into force

Brazilians intent on reaching Britain today told how they the new travel restrictions banning all arrivals from South America and Portugal won’t stop them making it. Britons have been left stuck abroad after all flights were cancelled amid growing concerns about a mutant coronavirus strain which has emerged in Brazil. The ban, which also covers … Read more Coronavirus Brazil variant: Britons are stuck abroad as South America travel bans come into force

Brazilian hospitals run out of oxygen amid new coronavirus strain in Amazon

Brazil’s new strain of coronavirus is ripping through the Amazon where tearful locals wait desperately for dwindling oxygen supplies to keep their relatives alive and doctors face the wretched task of deciding who can breathe.   At one hospital in Manaus, a despairing relative carried an oxygen tank for his own mother-in-law just to help her … Read more Brazilian hospitals run out of oxygen amid new coronavirus strain in Amazon

Brazilian hospitals run out of oxygen amid new coronavirus strain in Amazon

Brazil’s new strain of coronavirus is ripping through the Amazon where tearful locals wait desperately for dwindling oxygen supplies to keep their relatives alive and doctors face the wretched task of deciding who can breathe.   At one hospital in Manaus, a despairing relative carried an oxygen tank for his own mother-in-law just to help her … Read more Brazilian hospitals run out of oxygen amid new coronavirus strain in Amazon

Coronavirus Brazil variant: Britons are stuck abroad as South America travel bans come into force

Britons were stuck in Portugal today after all flights were cancelled amid growing concerns about a mutant coronavirus strain which has emerged in Brazil. Travellers from the country were banned from entering the UK along with all those from South America, with Portugal included due to its strong travel links with Brazil. The ban, which … Read more Coronavirus Brazil variant: Britons are stuck abroad as South America travel bans come into force