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State Law Allows HIV Disclosure of Recently Deceased

A new law in Oklahoma requires that anyone handling the remains of an HIV-positive person—such as medical personnel and funeral directors—be informed of the decedent’s HIV status. Written by Republican House Speaker Charles McCall, the bill was signed by Governor Kevin Stitt earlier this month, reports Public Radio Tulsa. LGBT advocates asked Stitt to veto… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: US State Department embarks on reopening; magician dies from virus

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.93 million Global deaths: At least 274,900 Most cases reported: United States (1,283,929), Spain (222,857), Italy (217,185), United Kingdom (212,629), and Russia (187,859).  The data above was… Read More »

Manager who changed patients’ lives wins state gong

RECOGNITION: Bundaleer director Rod Barnaby, Interim CEO Louise Roberts and Manager of Quality & Clinical Governance Karen Slater with her award. A caring nursing professional from Bundaleer in Wauchope, who changed the law to help relieve old people’s suffering, has won a prestigious state award. Karen Slater, who is manager of quality and clinical governance… Read More »