Covid-19: Concerns over learning disability death rates and police infection numbers

- in World News

People with learning disabilities were

up to six times more likely to die from Covid-19 during the first wave of the pandemic, Public Health England analysis suggests. It has prompted the charity Mencap to accuse the government of failing to protect a group already experiencing health inequalities. Social Care Minister Helen Whately says more testing is being carried out in care homes and among those most at risk.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like

Boity Thulo launches foundation to fight GBV

Rapper and TV presenter Boity Thulo is joining