Ministers are using coronavirus as an excuse to erode child protection | Carolyne Willow | Society | The Guardian


Safeguards for children in care in England are being yanked away in the middle of a pandemic

Source: Ministers are using coronavirus as an excuse to erode child protection | Carolyne Willow | Society | The Guardian

Whistleblower complaint set to lift lid on Trump pressure to push untried drug | World news | The Guardian


Dr Rick Bright says he was removed as head of office working on a Covid-19 vaccine for refusing to boost hydroxychloroquine

Source: Whistleblower complaint set to lift lid on Trump pressure to push untried drug | World news | The Guardian

No leadership and no plan: is Trump about to fail the US on coronavirus testing? | US news | The Guardian


Declarations of false victory and a vacuum of federal leadership have undermined testing as experts warn reopening the US could result in disaster

Source: No leadership and no plan: is Trump about to fail the US on coronavirus testing? | US news | The Guardian

Birx risks reputation in bid to keep on Trump’s good side | US news | The Guardian


The taskforce coordinator has tried to walk a diplomatic tightrope – but has failed to speak out against the president’s false claims

Source: Birx risks reputation in bid to keep on Trump’s good side | US news | The Guardian

Debacle of Trump’s coronavirus disinfectant comments could be tipping point | US news | The Guardian


The US president plans to ‘pare back’ his daily coronavirus briefings after falsely claiming his suggestion to ingest cleaning products had been ‘sarcastic’

Source: Debacle of Trump’s coronavirus disinfectant comments could be tipping point | US news | The Guardian

Coronavirus has exposed the gaping holes in social care. But it is also a chance for change | Polly Toynbee | Opinion | The Guardian


This crisis might achieve one thing: voters supporting Andy Burnham’s plan to bring social care into the NHS, says the Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Source: Coronavirus has exposed the gaping holes in social care. But it is also a chance for change | Polly Toynbee | Opinion | The Guardian