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Coronavirus: Antibody test lacks 'proper assessment'

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 00:37
The tests could waste scarce NHS resources, a group of senior academics is warning.

Coronavirus: Human trial of new vaccine begins in UK

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 17:04
Over the coming weeks, 300 healthy people will each be given two doses of the jab.

Coronavirus: More than half wait too long for non-Covid tests

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 12:04
A Labour Party analysis of NHS England figures revealed the growing backlog.

Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave - health leaders

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 07:08
The warning comes as the prime minister announced sweeping relaxations to lockdown rules in England.

Top US health official Fauci warns of 'disturbing' new US surge

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 03:25
They also told US lawmakers that they had never been asked to slow testing for coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Morning-after pill access 'hit by lockdown'

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 13:12
Data shows significant drop in the number of emergency contraception sales amid Covid-19 lockdown.

Coronavirus: Germany outbreak sparks fresh local lockdown

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 12:26
Authorities re-impose lockdown in a German district after an outbreak linked to a meatpacking plant.

Coronavirus: Warning thousands could be left with lung damage

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 11:02
Tens of thousands of people will need to be checked to see if they have permanent damage, doctors say.

Coronavirus: Newborn Mexican triplets test positive in 'unprecedented' case

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 09:26
Experts are investigating whether coronavirus could have been passed through the mother's placenta.

Coronavirus: Male plasma contains higher levels of antibodies

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:06
The NHS is calling for men who have been ill with the virus to donate blood for treatment trials.

Cancer drug: New treatment halts tumour growth

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:03
The first of a new family of drugs to stop cancer cells from repairing themselves has been trialled.

The virus hunter who got Covid

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:02
Professor Peter Piot, one of the world’s top infectious disease experts, was hit by Covid-19.

Shielding update: shielding to stop at end of July in England

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 19:10
And from 6 July, the extremely vulnerable will be able to meet up to six people outdoors.

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms second wave of infections

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 10:16
The country was praised for its handling of the virus, but now cases are back on the rise.

Coronavirus: Brazil becomes second country to pass 50,000 deaths

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 03:25
Growing political unrest adds to Brazil's woes, days after it confirmed more than 1m Covid-19 cases.

Coronavirus: Children 'developing post-traumatic stress' from pandemic

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 01:02
A report from the Childhood Trust warns of a mental health crisis among disadvantaged children.

Coronavirus: Social tree climbing 'boosts mental health'

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 00:05
A Hampshire company that teaches tree climbing has seen a surge in interest as lockdown eases.

'Do it at home' coronavirus saliva test trialled

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 00:00
More than 14,000 key workers in the UK will try out the 'no swab' test that can spot new infections.

Coronavirus: What is a second wave and is one coming?

Sun, 06/21/2020 - 01:14
What are second waves and how big a problem are they?

Leicester ramps up Covid-19 testing after cases rise

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 19:12
A mobile testing facility is installed in a park in Leicester as the number of cases increases.