Post-vac syndrome — the forgotten COVID victims
23 March 2023 | 10:55 am
German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach wants to help those who suffer from serious side-effects of the COVID-19 vaccines. For those affected, this is a long overdue step.
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14 Feb 2017
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21 Mar 2017
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29 Nov 2017
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25 Sep 2019
A troupe of actors with Down Syndrome in Poland is taking the fight for disabled rights to the stage in a new play that lashes out at the right-wing government, accusing it of neglecting their welfare.
30 Mar 2021
A campaign group for bereaved families draws almost 150,000 hearts on a wall opposite Britain’s Houses of Parliament as a memorial to victims of the Covid-19 pandemic. The group Covid-19 Bereaved Families For Justice UK, which organised the event, has called for a public inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic. Labour leader Keir Starmer also came to see the hearts and said it was a "close reminder to all of us that we must express our voices on behalf of those who have lost someone.".
9 May 2021
The US is investigating mysterious radio energy injuries in diplomats in Cuba, which causes sickness and brain damage. The attacks have occured in Cuba, Russia, and China.
11 May 2021
At a Hindu ground in Kathmandu, Covid victims in Nepal are cremated as the country witnesses an upsurge in Covid-19 cases. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says "many hospitals are full and overflowing" with Covid-19 patients in Nepal, and that the daily caseload is 57 times higher than it was one month ago.
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