COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 9th October 2020

UK

The average age of people who died from COVID-19 in England and Wales since the pandemic began is 82.4

http://dailym.ai/2FeX0hT

Face masks make you stupid: Why face masks are a form of dehumanisation

https://bit.ly/2Gy5wJL

Commonwealth

Vaccine suppliers given indemnity for ‘inevitable’ side effects

https://bit.ly/34HF2x5

A team of scientists in India has developed an inexpensive paper-based test for coronavirus that could give fast results similar to a pregnancy test

https://bbc.in/3dc8lvK

Melbourne police aggressively arrest pregnant woman on beach for not wearing a mask

https://bit.ly/3nyK87G

Europe

How Europe’s second wave could be taking a dangerous turn

https://bit.ly/3iKkeKH

USA

Cuomo threatens to ‘close the synagogues,’ churches if COVID-19 measures not followed

https://bit.ly/36JMLO5

Despite pandemic, Rochester Diocese teems with life, rosary campaigns

https://bit.ly/30JEyph

And finally, a student’s response to the pandemic