COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 4th August 2020

UK

The Fathers of the Birmingham Oratory express their sadness & distress at Archbishop Longley banning them allowing Holy Communion on the tongue

https://bit.ly/2DD4Bpa

80% of new COVID-19 cases in one part of Greater Manchester are among white people as local health boss warns of ‘complacent middle class’

http://dailym.ai/3fnZK8B

Europe

Germany already experiencing second wave, says doctors’ union due to lax adherence to hygiene and distancing rules

https://bit.ly/2XpjSB2

USA

NFL bans players from going to churches filled to over 25% capacity, penalties inc. not being paid, future contract guarantees being voided, and/or fines

https://bit.ly/33muDbn

Google, Facebook, Twitter shut down ‘frontline’ US doctors who promote ‘cure for COVID’

https://bit.ly/3fuerXK

Professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health says the key to defeating COVID-19 already exists. We need to start using It — hydroxychloroquine

https://bit.ly/30pzAhz

Catholic schools, parents, mitigate COVID-induced learning losses

https://bit.ly/3gtOhpA

Pandemic fuels fight between public, private schools

https://politi.co/31wPXIL

Finally, the world is getting obsessed with masks