COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 5th March 2021

UK

‘I don’t want to be bullied’: NHS and care workers on mandatory Covid jabs

https://bit.ly/3qgJ2gV

UK police says woman praying alone outside abortion centre violated COVID restrictions

https://bit.ly/3uUitBH

GPs to prescribe DIETS for more than 700,000 people after report finds nine out of ten global Covid deaths happened in countries with high obesity rates

https://bit.ly/3c6iyJR

Europe

Calls grow to prioritise Italy’s priests for Covid vaccination on front line — Death toll of clergy nearing 270

https://bit.ly/2PBQxm5

In Dutch nursing home, 2/3rds of residents test positive for COVID after vaccination. 22 of the 106 elderly residents died within two weeks of getting vaccinated

https://bit.ly/3bj3cmn

USA

Big Tech pushes digital ID cards to track vaccinations, shopping, banking activity and more

https://bit.ly/3uZEPBI

Great apes given Covid vaccines after outbreak at San Diego zoo

https://bit.ly/2PsP9lw

World

Indonesia to begin imposing fines on those who refuse COVID vaccine

https://bit.ly/3uZQxN4

And finally, schooling during COVID-19