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Covid US: Cases among children fell 16% to 173,000 last week after surge at start of school year

COVID-19 cases among children fall by 16% to 173,000 last week as school surge winds down, new report finds Just over 173,000 children tested positive for Covid in the week that ended on September 30, a 16% decrease from the previous week COVID-19 cases have continuing  to fall after reaching a peak of just over… Read More »

STI rates plunged by a third last year as Covid lockdowns forced ‘changes in behaviour’

STI rates plunged by a third in England last year as people had less casual sex during Covid lockdowns, official data shows 317,901 people tested positive for an STI in 2020, down from 467,096 in 2019 Public Health England said drop is due to a ‘change in behaviour’ during Covid Officials warn people to be… Read More »

Businesses lose up to $250m every year to unwanted bot attacks

Netacea research reveals the high cost of unwanted bot traffic Manchester, UK – 11th August 2021—Netacea, the bot detection and mitigation specialist, today announced results from a new report that reveals the high price that businesses pay because of bot traffic. According to survey respondents, automated bots operated by malicious actors cost businesses an average… Read More »

Health tracking tech revenue to reach $13B this year amid sustained consumer demand

Dive Brief: Demand for connected health monitoring has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic and is only expected to accelerate in 2021, according to a new report from the Consumer Technology Association. Overall, retail sales of consumer tech are expected to reach a record-setting $ 487 billion this year. And connected health and fitness devices like… Read More »

We Should Hold Nurses in Our Hearts the Whole Year Round, But Especially This May

Tom Neal By Tom Neal, RN, MBA, MHA We owe all frontline healthcare workers a huge debt of gratitude for their selfless devotion to their patients, willingness to risk contracting the COVID-19 virus themselves or bringing it home to their families, and amazing ability to adapt expertly to the ever-changing realities that the virus constantly… Read More »