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Ob/Gyn Society Urges Hospital Disaster Plans

Hospitals need updated emergency plans in place for maternity care before a natural disaster or a new outbreak of infectious disease strikes, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) said in a new opinion statement. Of note, hospitals should attempt to adhere to the Levels of Maternal Care …

Hundreds of rough sleepers in Manchester to be offered homes

At least 200 of Greater Manchester’s most entrenched rough sleepers will be given new homes, and the support needed to stay in them, after a £1.8m grant from an ethical investment fund. Under the scheme, financed by the social impact bond, 15 of Greater Manchester’s housing providers, as well …

The weird world of The Flat Earth Society

A 45-metre-tall ice wall that surrounds the Earth is patrolled by henchman who stop people climbing over and falling off the edge of the world. No, you haven’t just read the plot to a Game of Thrones spin-off – it’s part of a massive conspiracy theory that members of the Flat …

Kerala: Solar Scam Reveals Decadent Polity And Society

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appears to be on a record-setting spree. Last Thursday he got the State Assembly to hold the shortest session in its history, lasting barely 40 minutes. It was called so he could place before the house the report of the Justice G. Sivarajan Commission which …