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Coronavirus: ‘Rule of six’ comes into effect in England

Restrictions banning social gatherings of more than six people have come into effect in England, following a rise in coronavirus cases. The “rule of six”, which applies both indoors and outdoors, does not exempt children under 12 in England. Similar restrictions in Wales and Scotland do not include children under 11 and 12 respectively. The… Read More »

Oscar expands into 4 new states, touts new virtual primary care option

Dive Brief: Startup payer Oscar announced a major expansion of both its national presence and virtual healthcare services Thursday, the latter spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic. New York City-based Oscar said it is expanding into four new states in 2021: Oklahoma, Iowa, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is also expanding into new counties in… Read More »

Hancock calls for urgent review into coronavirus death data in England

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has called for an urgent review into how coronavirus deaths have been recorded in England. It follows confirmation from Public Health England that reported deaths may have included people who tested positive months before they died. Other UK nations only include those who die within 28 days of a positive test.… Read More »