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COVID19: Boris Johnson receiving oxygen, doesn't require ventilator

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is battling worsening coronavirus symptoms, was stable during his first night in an medical aid unit at a London hospital, the PM's spokesman said on Tuesday.

"The prime minister has been stable overnight and remains in good spirits. he's receiving standard oxygen treatment and breathing with none other assistance. He has not required mechanical ventilation or non-invasive respiratory support," the spokesman said, adding that Johnson didn't have pneumonia.

Johnson, 55, first announced he had tested positive for the virus on March 27 and went into self-isolation.

After failing to shake off a high fever for over per week, he was admitted to Guy's and St Thomas' hospital in central London on Sunday from where he continued to steer the govt. until he was moved into medical aid on Monday evening when his condition deteriorated.

"Over the course of [Monday] afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on…

'You are an example to us all': The Queen thanks NHS nurses, midwives and healthcare workers for his or her 'selfless commitment and diligence' during Britain's coronavirus crisis in missive

The Queen has praised the 'dedication to service' of nurses, midwives and other medical experts during the coronavirus pandemic in a very message for World Health Day.

The monarch, who is currently residing at Windsor Castle together with her husband Prince Philip, also thanked healthcare professionals for his or her 'selfless commitment'.

She also praised their 'diligence' in 'vitally important roles to shield and improve the health and well-being of individuals across the Commonwealth and across the world'.

The head of state also said that 'testing times' can bring out 'the better of the human spirit', adding that healthcare workers' dedication was 'an example to us all'.

Her words were released in a very video montage on the Royal Family's Twitter account showing members of the monarchy meeting medical staff and medical experts.

The Queen issued the message as she is kept informed by Downing Street about the condition of Pr…

UK PM fights worsening coronavirus symptoms in medical care

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is battling worsening coronavirus symptoms in an medical care unit at a London hospital.

While doctors attempted to assist Johnson recover on Tuesday, world leaders paid tribute as political figures within the uk across the spectrum set differences aside to send messages of support.

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove told BBC radio early Tuesday that while Johnson "has received oxygen support", he wasn't on a ventilator.

Johnson, 55, first announced he had tested positive for the virus on March 27 and went into self-isolation.

After failing to shake off a high fever for over every week, he was admitted to Guy's and St Thomas' hospital in central London on Saturday from where he continued to steer the govt until he was moved into medical care on Monday evening, when his condition deteriorated.

"Over the course of [Monday] afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the recommendation of his medical team, he…

Coronavirus: British PM Boris Johnson hospitalised

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus.

His office said it had been a "precautionary step", not an emergency admission.

"On the recommendation of his doctor, the Prime Minister has tonight been admitted to hospital for tests," Downing Street said on Sunday.

"This may be a precautionary step, because the Prime Minister continues to own persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus."

On March 27, Johnson became the primary leader of a significant power to announce that he had tested positive. He went into isolation at a flat in Downing Street and said on Friday that he was staying there as he still had a hot temperature.

Johnson has continued to chair daily meetings on the UK's response to the outbreak, and has released several video messages during his 10 days in isolation.

In a message on Frida…

Brits face tougher coronavirus crackdown within HOURS as ‘selfish’ public flout rules, Hancock warns

Speaking after Boris Johnson warned there would be more to return, Mr Hancock said: "People have to stay two metres apart.

"If that may not followed, we are visiting should take more draconian action.

"As Health Secretary, I'm working every hour there's protect people."

He said a choice would be made "very soon".

Actions which may well be on the cards could include dramatic measures to force people to remain in their homes.

Already parks and open spaces are being shut as people cram themselves in to do and find fresh air, but the govt. may take action to shut them across the board.

It came as:

An 18-year-old was thought to own become the youngest victim of the virus in Britain because the number of deaths within the UK rose to 281 yesterday
There are growing fears that Britain is on the same trajectory to Italy - scene of the world's worst outbreak - where the price passed 5,000 over the weekend
The PM warned the NHS may well be "overwhelmed"…

US extends coronavirus travel ban to UK, Ireland starting Tuesday

United States vp Mike Pence has announced that a travel ban imposed on European nations over the coronavirus pandemic would be extended to the uk and Ireland starting at 04:00 GMT on Tuesday.

"Americans within the UK or Ireland can fall into place. Legal residents can fall into place," Pence told a White House press conference on Saturday, adding that such people would be "funnelled through specific airports and processed".

Earlier, a 30-day US ban on travel from the ecu Union's Schengen border-free zone took effect on Saturday, but notably excluded the united kingdom and Ireland.

But President Donald Trump later confirmed the ban would be extended to those two countries because the pandemic progressed, saying: "They've had a touch little bit of activity, unfortunately."

Trump tested for virus
Meanwhile, Trump said he had taken a coronavirus test, adding that his temperature was "totally normal".

After White House officials took the unpreceden…

UK University Lecturers Begin Eight-Day Strike Over Pay, Pensions

College instructors and care staff in the United Kingdom are set to go on an eight-day strike to fight their compensation, working conditions and benefits. 

As indicated by the BBC, individuals from the University and College Union (UCU) are relied upon to begin the activity on November 25 which would last till December 4. 

The UCU is setting out on the strike over debates including the disappointment of businesses to improve pay, uniformity, casualisation and remaining tasks at hand. 

The subsequent question includes the progressions made to the annuity plot – the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) – since 2011, which the UCU asserted could leave individuals £240,000 more awful off in retirement. 

Around 43 colleges in the UK are said to partake in the eight-day strike. The strike will allegedly influence practically 50% of all colleges in the UK. 

The patrons will likewise start different types of fights when they come back to work, including working carefully to contract, not cove…

UK day off climate estimate: Parts of nation canvassed in snow as Met Office cautions of a large portion of a month's downpour in a day

Portions of England and Wales were canvassed in snow toward the beginning of today as temperatures plunged medium-term, as forecasters cautioned a large portion of a month's downpour could fall in a day on as of now flood-hit territories. 

The UK encountered its coldest harvest time night of the year the previous evening and east Gloucestershire, portions of Wiltshire and south Wales were imagined covered in snow on Thursday morning. Photographs from Bath demonstrated snow as yet falling as of 7am. 

It came as the Met Office cautioned Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire could see as much as 35-45mm of downpour in the following 12 to 24 hours. 

"A few places have just observed an entire month's downpour and we are just part path as the month progressed," meteorologist Luke Miall told the Standard. 

It comes as Dalwhinnie in Scotland recorded a medium-term low of - 8.1C, the coldest night of pre-winter so far this year. 

"Overwhelming precipitation will proceed through da…

Political race will be 'more enthusiastically and dirtier' than any time in recent memory, says Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn will say this political race will be "more enthusiastically and dirtier" than any time in recent memory as he and Boris Johnson kickstart their crusades. 

Indeed, even before the 12 December surveying day gets Royal Assent, the Labor head will assault a "degenerate framework" that guides "charge dodgers, awful managers, huge polluters and dodgy proprietors". 

Boris Johnson will open his own gathering's effort by trying to accuse the Labor chief by and by for his inability to secure Britain's exit from the EU before 31 October. 

The leader will say: "Today ought to have been the day that Brexit was conveyed and we at long last left the EU. 

"Yet, regardless of the incredible new arrangement I concurred with the EU, Jeremy Corbyn wouldn't enable that to occur - demanding more vacillate, more postponement and more vulnerability for families and business." 

It comes after the pre-Christmas surveying day was everything excep…

EU countries concur Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson looks for political race

The European Union on Monday concurred a 3-month adaptable deferral to Britain's takeoff from the alliance as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for a political race after adversaries constrained him to demand an augmentation he had pledged never to request. 

Only days before the United Kingdom is officially because of leave the EU on Oct. 31 at 2300 GMT, Brexit is remaining in a precarious situation as British government officials are no nearer to arriving at an agreement on how, when or regardless of whether the separation should occur. 

Johnson, who ended up executive in July by vowing, "sink or swim," to convey Brexit on Oct. 31, was constrained to demand a delay after he was crushed in parliament over the sequencing of the sanction of his separation bargain. 

The 27 nations that will stay in the EU after Brexit concurred on Monday to postpone Brexit until the finish of January with a previous takeoff conceivable should the group ridden UK parliament endorse their deta…

UK Brexit confrontation: All the most recent updates

The United Kingdom's parliament is gauging the Brexit arrangement concurred between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union. 

The 650-seat House of Commons' supposed "Super Saturday" session is required to close with a decision on the reexamined withdrawal understanding. 

In any case, Johnson's adversaries have laid a parliamentary booby trap that could yet disappoint his arrangements and power him to send individuals from parliament home without deciding on his arrangement, introducing a further Brexit delay. 

The revision, presented by previous Conservative MP Oliver Letwin and supported by a cross-party coalition of resistance officials, would constrain Johnson to demand an expansion to Brexit before the finish of Saturday in the event that it passes. The legislature has said it will pull the decision on the reexamined withdrawal understanding if Letwin's proposition is affirmed. 

In the midst of the high political dramatization, the clock …

Questions over destiny of Boris Johnson's Brexit bargain

Boris Johnson's Brexit manage Brussels to the detriment of unionist government officials in Northern Ireland speaks to a political triumph for the United Kingdom's executive, yet questions stay about whether he will have the option to offer it to parliament. 

For some in Johnson's decision Conservative Party, his arrangement leaves a severe taste: breaking guarantees made to the little Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) whose help the Conservatives have depended upon to remain in power while possibly boosting their own gathering's odds in a presumable political race. 

Be that as it may, investigators question whether Johnson can challenge the number-crunching to win MPs' help for his arrangement in the memorable parliamentary decision on Saturday, indicating weight for him to yield a second Brexit submission that could even stop the UK's withdrawal from the European Union totally. 

European pioneers gave Johnson's arrangement mindful endorsement the previous even…