1,000 Covid jabs destroyed after man turns off fridge to charge phone

Almost a thousand doses of coronavirus vaccine had been binned after a cleaner unplugged a fridge so they could plug their phone in. Burul Asylbekova, an official at Kyrgyzstan’s Central State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service, said the incident occurred at a clinic in the capital Bishkek in April. The ruined

Twisted woman tried to kill mum with dressing gown and told pal ‘she won’t die’

A mum-of-one tried to murder her own mother while her baby daughter slept and told a friend "she won't die". Georgia Laws strangled mum Hayley Quadrini with a dressing gown cord, smashed a bottle over her head and told her "you have to die". The 26-year-old, from Mallard Court, Killingworth

Horror black fungus disease that rots off limbs ‘may be caused by Covid’

A deadly black fungus is rotting the limbs of coronavirus patients in India. Doctors in Delhi have reported a killer infection sweeping Covid-19 hospital wards, halving the survival rate of those who contract it. Symptoms of the fungus known as mucormycosis, depend on where it infects the body but includes

Man in hospital after suspected stabbing in Auckland’s Westmere

A man has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after an incident at a property in the inner city Auckland suburb of Westmere. A police spokeswoman said they were called just before 8pm to an address in Rawene Ave. The man has since been taken to hospital. There

Child rushed to hospital after water incident in Auckland

A child has been taken to Starship hospital after a water incident in the Auckland suburb of Panmure. St John confirmed the incident happened around 3.35pm on Lagoon Drive. The Herald understands the incident happened at the Lagoon Pool and Leisure Centre YMCA in Panmure. A centre supervisor wouldn’t talk

Opinion | Why a Hospital Might Shun a Black Patient

Doctors like to do good. They also like to make money. Technically, the ways in which physicians are paid are “colorblind.” Despite this, they contribute to inequality. It’s time to fix payment models that don’t address Covid-19’s disproportionate impact on racial and ethnic minorities and don’t align with broader efforts