Man Finds Sister Dead in Bed, Loses Nearly All His Family to COVID-19 Within Weeks

A Milwaukee man lost his entire immediate family to COVID-19 within weeks after both his parents were hospitalized and he found his late sister in bed at home. John Delarue’s mother collapsed on December 11, prompting him to call 911 because he thought she was having a heart attack. In the hospital, she learned she … Read more

Deborah James says she had to ‘learn to walk again’ after three weeks in bed with colitis

BBC cancer podcast star Deborah James, who has terminal cancer of the colon, says she had to learn to walk again after being bedridden for three weeks in December after contracting infectious colitis. The former deputy headmistress, who turned 40 and became a cancer activist, from London, has lived with stage four colon cancer since … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond to close nearly 40 stores in coming weeks

LARKSPUR, CALIFORNIA – JULY 09: A Bed Bath & Beyond store is on display in Larkspur, California on July 09, 2020. Bed Bath & Beyond announced that it plans to close 200 of its retail stores over the next year after sales fell nearly 50 percent due to the coronavirus-COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Justin Sullivan … Read more

Bed-Stuy Tenants Wait Weeks For Power After Christmas In The Dark

Dozens of Bed-Stuy residents skipped Christmas dinner this year after a fire turned off electricity in a building where power has not yet returned, residents and officials told Patch. “It was horrible for her – especially [families] with kids, ”said Veronica Cromwell, tenants’ association president. “Although they had the gifts, their parents could not prepare … Read more

Bed-Stuy Tenants Wait Weeks For Power After Christmas In The Dark

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN – Dozens of Bed Stuy residents skipped Christmas dinner this year after a fire turned off power in a building where power hasn’t returned, residents and officials said Patch. “It was terrible for her – especially [families] with children, “said Veronica Cromwell, president of the tenants’ association. Although they had the presents, their … Read more

Hospitals told to increase critical care bed numbers within weeks

Hospitals have been instructed to increase their intensive care capacity for Covid patients to cope with a surge in demand this winter due to the Omicron variant. The independent one can betray. Some areas of the country are already working with just one percent of the available beds as the new virus strain from the … Read more

‘WC govt watching hospital admissions over next two weeks to gauge bed capacity’

CapeTalk host John Maytham is speaking to Western Cape Prime Minister Alan Winde for an update on the province’s Covid-19. The Western Cape is in the early stages of a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections Prime Minister Alan Winde says health teams will be closely monitoring hospital admissions for the next two weeks Western Cape … Read more

Abbotsford mayor says water will remain in Sumas lake bed for weeks

While road closures and localized evacuation warnings have continued to be issued for the past 24 hours due to flooding and rain, Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun is hoping the town can recover from a break in the storms. “If the weather continues to cooperate in the next few days, we hope to be able to … Read more

Abbotsford mayor says water will remain in Sumas lake bed for weeks

While road closures and localized evacuation warnings have continued to be issued for the past 24 hours due to flooding and rain, Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun is hoping the town can recover from a break in the storms. “If the weather continues to cooperate in the next few days, we hope to be able to … Read more