Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research finds few US workers aware of COVID sick leave protections

Even with federal provisions aimed at protecting workers, instances of sick people being unable to take time off tripled during the pandemic and fewer than half of workers were aware that emergency COVID-19 sick leave was ...

Vaccination

Companies give vaccines to workers, boosting Japan's rollout

Thousands of Japanese companies began distributing COVID-19 vaccines to workers and their families Monday in an employer-led drive reaching more than 13 million people that aims to rev up the nation's slow vaccine rollout.

Cardiology

Working long hours may increase odds of second heart attack

Among patients who return to work after a heart attack, those who work more than 55 hours per week, compared to those working an average full-time job of 35-40 hours a week, increase their odds of having a second heart attack ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada to require negative COVID test at land border Feb 15

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that starting next week any nonessential traveler arriving in Canada by land will need to show a negative PCR-based COVID-19 test or face a fine if they don't have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK extends virus furlough scheme by four months

Britain on Tuesday announced a four-month extension to government support for workers temporarily made redundant by the coronavirus outbreak.

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