COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 3rd February 2021

UK

Alcohol-related deaths spiked during lockdown: Fatalities at highest level since records began in 2001

http://dailym.ai/2MNTcHS

Funeral directors are running out of space to store dead bodies with hundreds of morgues full to capacity

http://dailym.ai/36DFqyC

AstraZeneca, Oxford expect ‘next generation’ COVID-19 vaccine to tackle variants by autumn 2021

https://reut.rs/3cwKhFE

Europe

Padre Pio’s powerful words of advice when a pandemic hit Italy

https://bit.ly/2YFnSxH

German Scientists Ominously Warn COVID Is Reducing Fertility

https://bit.ly/3ayXbjG

USA

Catholic Schools Are Beating Covid

https://on.wsj.com/3jbpN6J

COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Want to Keep Getting Billions in Public Money With No Strings Attached

https://bit.ly/3rccFRo

NY Senate Democrats block subpoena for COVID-19 nursing home death data

https://bit.ly/2LidlWc

After 440,000 Americans are Dead – Facebook and American Journal of Medicine Admit Their Stand on HCQ was Wrong

https://bit.ly/3ayvo31

And finally, a meme about the recommendation to wear many facemarks at once