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Queen Elizabeth to honour Britain’s health workers for services during coronavirus pandemic

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will award the UK’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) the country’s highest civilian honour in recognition of health workers’ service during the pandemic, the government has announced.The award of the George Cross, which is the civilian equivalent of Britain’s Victoria Cross for extraordinary military heroism, comes amid an outcry from medical professionals over pay and working conditions in the NHS, which has been pushed close to breaking point during the…

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