November 29, 2021

The World Stock Markets Tips & Targets, News, Views & Updates

The World Stock Markets Tips & Targets, News, Views & Updates

The Papers: ‘Tories in peril’, and PM’s ‘bare-faced cheek’

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Turning to the UK’s handling of the pandemic, the Sunday Times reports that Health Secretary Sajid Javid has ordered a review into racial bias in medical devices over fears that thousands of ethnic minority patients died of Covid when they should have survived. Oximeters, which monitor blood oxygen levels, are less accurate on people with dark skin, the paper says research has shown. Writing in the Sunday Times, Mr Javid said: “One of the founding principles of our NHS is equality, and the possibility that a bias – even an inadvertent one – could lead to a poorer health outcome is totally unacceptable.”

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