Headlines for October 23, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden Meet for Final Debate of 2020 CampaignU.S. Confirms Over 71,000 Daily Coronavirus Cases as Some Hospitals Near CapacityFDA Approves Remdesivir for COVID-19 Despite WHO Study Showing No BenefitFrance Extends Curfew and Czech Republic Locks Down as COVID-19 Surges Across EuropeIndia's BJP Party Promises Free COVID-19 Vaccines But Only If It Wins Regional ElectionSenate Democrats Boycott as Judiciary Committee Advances Amy Coney Barrett's ConfirmationRocky Mountain National Park Closes as Colorado Experiences Two Largest Wildfires on RecordAsylum Seekers Say ICE Agents Tortured Them into Signing Deportation Orders19 Women Now Say ICE Subjected Them to Invasive Surgeries Including SterilizationsGoogle Artificial Intelligence Technology to Aid "Virtual Wall"…

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Tuberculosis (TB): annual notification data 1913 onwards

Published 1 January 2013 Last updated 23 October 2020 + show all updates 23 October 2020Updated with 1913 to 2019 data. 25 July 2019Updated historical TB notification data tables. 29 October 2018Data on TB mortality has been temporarily removed until differences between ONS and PHE displays have been investigated and resolved. 25 September 2018Added historical TB notification data tables for England and Wales between 1913 and 2017. 24 October 2017Added TB case notification 1913 to 2016. 27 September 2016Added TB case notifications, England and Wales, 1913 to 2015. 1 October 2015Updates to the notification rates for up to 2014. 1 January 2013First published. Source link

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Your access to this site has been limited by the site owner

About Wordfence Wordfence is a security plugin installed on over 3 million WordPress sites. The owner of this site is using Wordfence to manage access to their site. You can also read the documentation to learn about Wordfence's blocking tools, or visit wordfence.com to learn more about Wordfence. Source link

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Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis: notification data

Published 1 January 2013 Last updated 23 October 2020 + show all updates 23 October 2020Updated with 1999 to 2019 data. 25 July 2019Updated data tables. 25 September 2018Added spreadsheet containing data on human cases of M. bovis in the UK. 24 October 2017Updated M.bovis case notification document. 27 September 2016Updated with M. bovis TB case notifications by country, UK, 1999 to 2015. 1 October 2015Updated annual data for M.bovis in UK. 29 September 2014Updated with 1999 to 2013 data 1 January 2013First published. Source link

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Scottish activists block gates at oil refinery in pollution protest

Climate activists have blocked the gates of the Ineos oil refinery at Grangemouth with boats in a protest against pollution.Extinction Rebellion Scotland claims Ineos is Scotland’s biggest climate polluter. And the group is staging the blockade as part of a programme of action.Small groups of no more than six people have locked themselves together at the gates. They aim to remain there all day on 23 October.Two boats are being used to block the entrances to the refinery and the headquarters.Activists plan to remain at the scene all day (Extinction Rebellion Scotland/PA)“We are running out of time”Annie Lane, 26, a campaigner from Glasgow, said:Ineos Grangemouth is Scotland’s largest…

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International outrage grows following the killing of peaceful protesters in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was officially disbanded on 11 October. The Nigerian government pledged to investigate acts of police brutality and human rights violations. But state-sanctioned violence continues. Youth-led protests against police brutality and impunity have been taking place across Nigeria and beyond since 8 October. Lekki toll gate massacre On 20 October, national police chief Mohammed Adamu ordered the deployment of riot police, and imposed an indefinite 24-hour curfew in Lagos and other urban centres across Nigeria. That evening, the Nigerian army opened fire on a crowd of peaceful protesters at Lekki toll gate, Lagos, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group stated that they received…

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Britain’s role in training the army behind the Nigerian protestor killings

Britain’s relationship with former colony Nigeria is under the spotlight after the alleged shooting dead of unarmed protestors by the country’s security forces. Protests against police brutality have been underway across the country. According to Amnesty International, police and soldiers shot dead at least 12 protesters on 20 October. The Nigerian Army responded to reports of violence against protestors on Twitter, calling them “fake news.” Fake News!!! pic.twitter.com/4c1LHhRD7s — Nigerian Army (@HQNigerianArmy) October 20, 2020 Military relationship The UK military has been intensively training tens of thousands of military personnel in the west African country in recent years, under the banner of counter-terrorism. Nigeria is currently engaged in…

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Here are the jaw-dropping Tory links to the ex-banker who could be the next chair of the BBC

Ex-banker Richard Sharp appears to have donated just under half a million to the Conservative party since 2001. Now, however, he’s reportedly in the running to be chair of the BBC. This should raise serious questions in light of the BBC‘s duty to impartiality. new BBC chair candidate Richard Sharp appears to have given nearly half a million to the Conservative party according to Electoral Commission website pic.twitter.com/v4WuY8LAPa — Jim Pickard (@PickardJE) October 22, 2020 The Electoral Commission’s website allows users to search its political finance database, which tracks donations to parties. A search for Sharp’s contributions shows just under half a million donated to the Conservatives on…

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Breast screening: helping women decide

Published 1 July 2013 Last updated 22 October 2020 + show all updates 22 October 2020Added links and information in the details section. English PDF leaflet removed. 9 May 2019Added HTML version of the leaflet and translations in 10 different languages. 12 February 2019Updated leaflet. 13 December 2018Added new version of 'NHS breast screening: helping you decide (English)' with updated information. 12 June 2018Most recent English version uploaded. 4 May 2017Addition of link to new audio version of leaflet. 27 October 2016Added NHS breast screening: helping you decide (large print). 1 July 2013First published. Source link

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