Posts tagged as medical

Covid’s Threat Is Greater Than Its Medical One

By Paul Craig Roberts on Friday, October 9, 2020

Covid’s threat is greater than its medical one. As readers know, I do not think that the Covid virus itself is a hoax.  From the beginning I have taken the virus seriously.  I reported the available information that the ability of the virus to spread threatened hospital capacity and could overwhelm the medical system.  I supported limited closedowns in order to reduce the rate at which the infection spread. I…

€7 million medical, logistics developments open at Tapa base

Thursday, February 6, 2020

A new development opened Wednesday at Tapa base, in Lääne-Viru County, comprising an extension of the medical center, a helicopter landing pad and another three-storey logistics building. The latter is a 3500 square-meter development, said to dramatically improve storage and combat materials for the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) 1st Infantry Brigade. It also hosts around 60 work stations, according to a National Defense Investment Center (Riigi Kaitseinvesteeringute Keskus) press release.…

Doctors say ailing Assange needs medical care in hospital

Monday, November 25, 2019

More than 60 doctors have written to British authorities asserting that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange urgently needs medical treatment at a university hospital. The doctors said in a letter published Monday that Assange suffers from psychological problems including depression as well as dental issues and a serious shoulder ailment. Assange is in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London in advance of an extradition hearing set for February. He is…

Health minister: Additional healthcare development requires new tax bases

Monday, August 13, 2018

According to Minister of Health and Labour Riina Sikkut (SDE), who participated in a discussion on health insurance policy at the 2018 Arvamusfestival in Paide, additional development and funding of healthcare will require new tax revenue bases. Sikkut discussed the issue with Reform Party chairwoman Kaja Kallas and doctor and researcher Taavi Tillman. Sikkut stressed once more that the right solution for Estonia is a solidary healthcare model. At the…