aljazeera
aol
bbc
channel 4
chronicle
cnbc
cnn
express
fox
independent
irish times
mashable
metro
mirror
national scot
nbcnews
new scientist
news un
newsy
quartz
rt
sky
the guardian
thenextweb
vice
yahoo
count
sauces
help
I'm confused... What am I doing here?

Choose which sources you wish to remain and you're all set. Use the buttons to turn sources on and off.

What do the different colours mean?

Depending on if any articles/links are visible on the page there are 4 modes to show the state of your chosen sources.

on / visible on page

off / visible on page

on / not visible on page

off / not visible on page

GCHQ chief warns UK faces cyber threat from China and Russia - metro

GCHQ chief warns UK faces cyber threat from China and Russia

Jeremy Fleming, the head of GCHQ, says 'the rules are changing'.
metro - 28 minutes ago
‘Your Tags of Police Brutality Have Expired’: Daunte Wright Funeral Calls for Change in Policing - vice

‘Your Tags of Police Brutality Have Expired’: Daunte Wright Funeral Calls for Change in Policing

Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the main eulogy, and was joined by several politicians.
vice - 2 hours ago
Israel and Bahrain hail ‘world’s first’ deal for mutual Covid-19 vaccine passport scheme allowing quarantine-free travel - rt

Israel and Bahrain hail ‘world’s first’ deal for mutual Covid-19 vaccine passport scheme allowing quarantine-free travel

A new bilateral agreement has been reached between Bahrain and Israel to mutually recognize each other’s Covid-19 vaccine documentation, the countries’ foreign ministries have announced.
rt - 2 hours ago
Avon and Somerset Police admit unlawfully arresting protesters in Covid rules ‘misunderstanding’ - channel 4

Avon and Somerset Police admit unlawfully arresting protesters in Covid rules ‘misunderstanding’

Three of the protesters spoke to us in their first broadcast interview. 
channel 4 - 2 hours ago
David Cameron’s attempts to lobby top officials on behalf of Greensill revealed - channel 4

David Cameron’s attempts to lobby top officials on behalf of Greensill revealed

The Treasury's most senior civil servant has told MPs that he received text messages and a phone call from David Cameron on behalf of the failed financial firm Greensill Capital.
channel 4 - 3 hours ago
Government apologises for failure to commemorate Black and Asian troops - channel 4

Government apologises for failure to commemorate Black and Asian troops

They fought in the name of Britain, but in death "pervasive racism" meant at least 100,000 troops, mainly from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, were not commemorated in the same way as their white comrades, a review by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission has found.
channel 4 - 3 hours ago
Vaccine producers could have funded jabs for all of Africa, instead shareholder payouts & sluggish ‘charity’ efforts are priority - rt

Vaccine producers could have funded jabs for all of Africa, instead shareholder payouts & sluggish ‘charity’ efforts are priority

The three largest producers of Covid-19 vaccines could have funded the entire cost of vaccinating Africa with the money they paid stockholders this year – and vaccine-sharing charity COVAX isn’t bridging the gap, analysis shows.
rt - 3 hours ago
Scottish election: ‘Power has to be devolved out of Westminster’, says Scottish Labour leader - channel 4

Scottish election: ‘Power has to be devolved out of Westminster’, says Scottish Labour leader

It was an unenviable in-tray: dismal poll ratings, bitter party infighting and the Scottish parliament elections just weeks away.
channel 4 - 3 hours ago
Inquest hears man died after ‘violent struggle’ with police officers - channel 4

Inquest hears man died after ‘violent struggle’ with police officers

An inquest has heard a man died in hospital after a "violent struggle" with six police officers, who were trying to restrain him.
channel 4 - 3 hours ago
Climate crisis: Biden pledges to cut carbon emissions – but will it make a difference? - channel 4

Climate crisis: Biden pledges to cut carbon emissions – but will it make a difference?

It was an astonishing turnaround from the days of Donald Trump, who thumbed his nose at climate change science and pulled out of the Paris Accord.
channel 4 - 4 hours ago
Ethiopian Nomads struggle for survival on the climate crisis frontline - channel 4

Ethiopian Nomads struggle for survival on the climate crisis frontline

For the nomadic people of Ethiopia's Afar region, an area known as the "cradle of humanity" and once famed for the discovery of a three-million-year-old fossil named Lucy, action on climate change can not come soon enough.
channel 4 - 4 hours ago
Turtle flies through windshield and hits elderly woman in the head - metro

Turtle flies through windshield and hits elderly woman in the head

An airborne turtle crashed through the windshield and hit a 71-year-old woman in the passenger seat
metro - 4 hours ago
Peak of France’s 3rd Covid-19 wave ‘behind’ it, PM Castex says, blames UK variant for extent of infections - rt

Peak of France’s 3rd Covid-19 wave ‘behind’ it, PM Castex says, blames UK variant for extent of infections

France is through the worst part of its third wave of Covid-19 infections, Prime Minister Jean Castex has said, as the country prepares for the easing of health measures designed to curb the spread of the virus.
rt - 5 hours ago
Cops Killed a Black Man in North Carolina. Protesters Are Demanding Answers. - vice

Cops Killed a Black Man in North Carolina. Protesters Are Demanding Answers.

Andrew Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy early Wednesday.
vice - 5 hours ago
Nurse caught on Zoom giving butt injection to man before her virtual court hearing - metro

Nurse caught on Zoom giving butt injection to man before her virtual court hearing

Niurka Aguero had the live stream running as she stuck a syringe into a man’s butt while waiting for her case to be called
metro - 6 hours ago
Spider Silk Could Save the World - vice

Spider Silk Could Save the World

Scientists are attempting to engineer a synthetic version of spider silk that could be woven into biodegradable clothing.
vice - 6 hours ago
What We Know About the Columbus Cop Who Killed Ma’Khia Bryant - vice

What We Know About the Columbus Cop Who Killed Ma’Khia Bryant

Nicholas Reardon has been taken off street duty pending investigation, which is being handled by Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation. 
vice - 6 hours ago
European Commission says

European Commission says 'no decision taken' on AstraZeneca legal action after Irish minister said case 'initiated'

The European Commission has said it hasn't launched legal action against AstraZeneca after the drugmaker fell short of Covid-19 vaccine delivery targets, despite Ireland's health minister saying a case had been started.
rt - 7 hours ago
Ontario Premier Doug Ford gives teary apology for Covid clampdown, but critics aren’t buying it - rt

Ontario Premier Doug Ford gives teary apology for Covid clampdown, but critics aren’t buying it

Ontario Premier Doug Ford broke down and issued a tearful apology after his province implemented, then relaxed, the strictest coronavirus restrictions in North America. His critics weren’t appeased.
rt - 7 hours ago
An Iraqi Refugee Falsely Accused of Being an ISIS Killer Can Stay in the US, for Now - vice

An Iraqi Refugee Falsely Accused of Being an ISIS Killer Can Stay in the US, for Now

Omar Ameen was accused of killing an Iraqi police officer for the Islamic State. But he was in Turkey at the time.
vice - 7 hours ago
LOAD MORE NEWS
aljazeera
aol
bbc
channel 4
chronicle
cnbc
cnn
express
fox
independent
irish times
mashable
metro
mirror
national scot
nbcnews
new scientist
news un
newsy
quartz
rt
sky
the guardian
thenextweb
vice
yahoo
count
sauces
help
I'm confused... What am I doing here?

Choose which sources you wish to remain and you're all set. Use the buttons to turn sources on and off.

What do the different colours mean?

Depending on if any articles/links are visible on the page there are 4 modes to show the state of your chosen sources.

on / visible on page

off / visible on page

on / not visible on page

off / not visible on page

metro
Baby’s feet turned blue as she battled life-threatening Covid complication

Baby’s feet turned blue as she battled life-threatening Covid complication

metro - 1 month ago
Baby's feet turned blue as she battled life-threatening Covid complication
Madelyn Grant’s heart rate doubled as she battled multi-system inflammatory syndrome (Picture: Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital/SWNS)

Alarming pictures show how a five-month-old babys feet turned blue and purple as she was diagnosed with a deadly rare Covid-complication.

Madelyn Grant, from Stow, Ohio, was rushed to hospital after her heart became inflamed and raced at double the rate of a healthy child her age.

Her terrified parents say they feared she ‘wouldn’t make it’ as doctors took their little girl to the ICU.

The infant had been dropped off at daycare on February 2 after recovering from coronavirus.

She was taken to Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital after staff noticed her mottled hands and feet.

Mum Lauren, 25, who works as a nurse, said: Her hands and feet were blue. I went and picked her up and I noticed that she was having some rapid respirations.

She added: It was absolutely terrifying. My first instinct as a mother was – what’s going on? And then my second instinct, as a nurse, is she’s not getting enough oxygen.

My husband and I were just sitting there sobbing because we didn’t know if she was going to make it or not.

Little Madelyn Grant blue feet
The little girl’s feet turned purple (Picture: Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital/SWNS)
Little Madelyn Grant blue hand
She had just recovered from Covid (Picture: Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital/SWNS)
Little Madelyn Grant in hospital
The baby girl was rushed to the ICU (Picture: Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital/SWNS)

After conducting tests, doctors said Madelyns heart was racing from 200 beats per minute to about 260 – with a babys heart normally beating at around 110 to 160.

She was diagnosed with a rare COVID-complication called multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C – a condition where different body parts become inflamed as the body reacts to the previous infection.

The little girl received steroids and an antibody therapy to reduce inflammation and was thankfully out of danger after 24 hours.

She became gradually more like her old self, as medics treated her in hospital for 10 days.

Lauren said: She was smiling again. She was kind of moving a little bit more and it really gave my husband and I some hope.

The mum has urged parents to monitor their childrens symptoms closely after they recover from Covid.

She said: I feel like we were really lucky because Maddie didn’t have to be put on a ventilator. Its super important to be able to recognize these symptoms in kids.

Little Madelyn Grant and mother Lauren
Little Madelyn poses with mum Lauren (Picture: Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital/SWNS)
Little Madelyn Grant in hospital
Her parents were terrified she wouldn’t make it (Picture: Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital/SWNS)
Little Madelyn Grant and mother Lauren
Lauren wants to warn other parents to keep an eye on their children after they recover from coronavirus (Picture: Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital/SWNS)

Around 2000 children in the US have been diagnosed with MIS-C and 30 have died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Heather Daniels, DO, an infectious disease specialist with the Clinic, has warned parents to look out for prolonged, unexplained fever, rashes, red eyes, abdominal pain, chest pain, diarrhea or difficulty breathing.

Most children who receive treatment recover but Dr Daniels has cautioned that MIS-C is a new illness and experts are unsure of the long-term impact.

Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. 

For more stories like this, check our news page.

sauce: metro
CLOSE