COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 2nd September 2020

UK

The NHS looks like a heartless behemoth which is deaf to the people’s suffering

https://bit.ly/3lKjOq3

Oxford expert says rise in UK Covid cases is because of ‘increased testing’ and those infected are ‘young, healthy, symptomless people’

http://dailym.ai/3lHJ0h8

Local infection rates show Corby and South Tyneside cases are rising to near-lockdown levels

http://dailym.ai/3lLbJkY

Commonwealth

Pregnant woman arrested in Australia for ‘incitement’ following a single anti-lockdown Facebook post

https://bit.ly/34WnZZY

Former Australian PM Tony Abbott rails against Covid ‘health dictatorships’, saying some elderly should be left to die naturally

https://bit.ly/3gLPckw

Europe

French experts criticise the New England Journal of Medicine for publishing papers with ‘sloppy’ methodologies that are critical of the use of hydroxychloroquine

https://bit.ly/2QKUt1d

Vatican official: ‘Radical’ response needed for ‘radical’ COVID-19 crisis

https://bit.ly/2YY9IZ7

USA

US divorce rates skyrocket amid COVID-19 pandemic — rising by 34 percent from March through June compared to 2019

https://fxn.ws/3gSVj6o

And finally, 99-Year-Old Catholic Beats Coronavirus