Spain named as one of the best countries in Europe to be a female health care worker – despite wom …

FOR women looking to embark on a demanding career in the health sector, making sure they earn a fair amount for all their hard work could be a driving factor in deciding where to relocate.Spain has been named one of the top countries for women in health care, according to new data by Lenstore. Ranking number nine on the list, the country was…

Britons’ love affair with cars is stronger than ever, study shows

More than eight in 10 motorists (83 percent) admitted they have always had a love for driving and more than a third (34 percent) reckon that love has “grown with age”. The poll of 2,000 UK car owners also revealed that our motors have become a refuge from work, a meditation space – and a music studio. But it’s bad news for passengers and back-seat…

NHS may face a million long Covid patients after pandemic

Senior doctors are braced for up to a million people needing treatment for long Covid after the pandemic, putting huge extra pressure on an already overstretched NHS, the Guardian can reveal.Long Covid is a significant problem affecting huge numbers of patients that will confront the NHS for many years to come, one of the service’s expert advisors…

Gender assumptions harm progress on climate adaption and resilience

Scientists say outdated assumptions around gender continue to hinder effective and fair policymaking and action for climate mitigation and adaptation.Lead author of a new study, Dr Jacqueline Lau from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University (Coral CoE at JCU) and WorldFish, said gender — alongside other identities…

How ‘green’ are environmentally friendly fireworks?

Fireworks are used in celebrations around the world, including Independence Day in the U.S., the Lantern Festival in China and the Diwali Festival in India. However, the popular pyrotechnic displays emit large amounts of pollutants into the atmosphere, sometimes causing severe air pollution. Now, researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science…

Girls doing more housework in Covid lockdown than boys

Girls and young women aged between 14 and 24 are taking responsibility for the majority of household chores during the pandemic, leaving them less time to focus on their education, according to a new survey.Sixty-six percent of girls and women aged between 14 and 24 said they are spending more time cooking for their families as a result of the pandemic,…

France and Germany Struggle to Convince Their Citizens to Take AstraZeneca Jabs Amid Concerns Over E …

Despite recent success in securing several million doses of coronavirus vaccines, some European countries are still struggling to vaccinate people with them. But the problem is not the logistics or the lack of jabs – many people in France and Germany are simply reluctant to get a specific shot – the one developed by AstraZeneca, the AFP points out,…

Transmission risk of COVID-19 from sewage spills into rivers can now be quickly quantified

A team of researchers, including water quality, epidemiology, remote sensing and modelling experts, led by Dr Jamie Shutler at the University of Exeter, have developed a fast and simple way to assess the potential risk of water-borne transmission of the COVID-19 virus, posed by sewage spills into open and closed freshwater networks.The new study, published…

New method to enhance images of the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Researchers report a method of removing noise from high-resolution transmission electron microscopy images using probabilistic generative models. Electron microscopy (EM) is a technique used to see viruses and their infection processes, allowing us to see how it binds to cells and spreads through the body. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) can…

3 ways to vaccinate the world and make sure everyone benefits, rich and poor

As of February 25, a total of 221.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered around the world. Well over one-third of these doses were in just two countries — the United States and the United Kingdom. A study in mid-November analysed commitments to buy 7.48 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Just over half will go to the 14% of the…

Guilt and fury: how Covid brought mothers to breaking point

“It is so hard, I cannot describe it.”“I burned out, completely.”“It feels like a grand conspiracy against mothers.”“It’s absolute torture. I feel hopeless.”I have spoken to a lot of mothers in different circumstances. Mothers who run businesses. Mothers who are key workers. Mothers who are on zero-hours contracts. Mothers who…

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