Tuesday’s newspapers: Hospital burden, Finland "hell" fur farms and employment growth

this week Helsingin sanomat newspaper says that there were more Covid-19 patients in Finnish hospitals on Monday than ever before.

According to the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), 322 people had been hospitalized on Monday after receiving the virus, up from 284 a week ago and 255 in the week before.

Also Helsingin Sanomat reports that hospitals face an additional burden on patients with other viruses, especially seasonal influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

The Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS) has had to increase its intensive care units from 15 to 21 to meet the growing number of Covid-19 patients in need of intensive care.

By Jari Petäjä, See HUS. chief physician, the number of Covid-19 patients is expected to increase moderately due to increased vaccination coverage; However, health authorities are concerned about the increase in influenza and RSV cases.

HUS hospitals currently treat a total of 20 patients with primarily RSV virus in children. “We are pessimistic and believe that the RSV epidemic will be as serious as in Sweden." The traitor said.

British newspaper reveals “Hellish” fur farms in Finland

The British tabloid The Mirror has published a shaking a detailed secret investigation into three fox fur gardens in Finland.

Exposé that was highlighted Written by Ilta-Sanomat, paints a worrying picture of animals in need, claiming that foxes suffered from untreated deformities and diseases as well as uncontrolled obesity.

It borrows Kristo Muurimaa The Finnish Organization for Animal Welfare, the Justice for Animals, said that this is the case "standard" In Finland, which is the largest producer of fox fur in Europe.

The story also claims that most foxes are killed before they are skinned at just eight months old.

Although the article does not mention the name or location of those farms, the article contains numerous confusing pictures of animals reportedly kept in small cages without bedding.

The sudden employment surprised me pleasantly

The sudden rise in Finland’s employment rate after the recent recession has been welcome news for economists. reports Finnish tabloid Iltalehti.

By Labor Force Survey According to Statistics Finland, there were 65,000 more employed in October 2021 than in the corresponding period last year.

In addition, there were 37,000 fewer unemployed this month than a year ago.

Pasi Sorjonen, the chief economist of the Confederation of Finnish Trade Unions in Akava, wrote that the employment trend was "strong" On Twitter, calling for lower-than-expected unemployment rates a "pleasant surprise."

Jukka AppleqvistThe chief economist of the Chamber of Commerce reiterated opinions and said the employment figures were "excellent" on Tweet.

Source: The Nordic Page





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