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Coronavirus: Patient credits dexamethasone with saving her life

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 18:42
A woman who survived Covid-19 credits a drug trial with saving her life.

Coronavirus: Report on BAME Covid-19 deaths sparks call for action

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 16:40
The Public Health England report says racism may be a factor in increased risks for ethnic minorities.

Flushing 'can propel viral infection 3ft into air'

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 16:05
Flushing the toilet with the lid up creates a cloud of spray that may spread infection, study finds.

Dexamethasone is first life-saving coronavirus drug

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 13:00
Experts say there should be no delay in getting the cheap drug to patients after "fantastic" trial results.

The lockdown challenges of a 12-year-old with autism

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 02:15
Marium Ahmad is worried about the prospect of going out again and wearing a face covering.

Coronavirus: Emotional journey of transplant patient

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 00:02
Like many other transplant patients, Ana-Rose's hope for a new liver was put on hold due to Covid.

Coronavirus: US withdraws emergency use of hydroxychloroquine

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 23:03
President Trump defends promoting hydroxychloroquine as the FDA says there is no evidence it works.

Coronavirus: 2m review to be completed in the 'coming weeks'

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 17:17
No 10 declines to say if it will be done by the time hospitality venues in England are due to reopen.

Coronavirus: Face coverings compulsory on public transport in England

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 02:01
Thousands of extra staff are deployed as passengers are told to cover their faces or risk being fined.

Coronavirus: Blood clots targeted in treatment trial

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 01:15
Scientists from Imperial College London believe a hormone imbalance could be responsible.

Coronavirus: Child psychologists highlight mental health risks of lockdown

Sun, 06/14/2020 - 05:31
Leading psychologists warn the education secretary that children's mental health is at risk.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson launches review into 2m social distancing rule

Sun, 06/14/2020 - 01:38
There have been concerns the hospitality sector will struggle to be viable with the rule in place.

Coronavirus: Call for answers over 'omitted' BAME pages of report

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 13:24
The government faces pressure to publish recommendations for addressing disparities in the virus risk.

Coronavirus lockdown: Covid 'support bubbles' begin in England and NI

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 04:08
Many people will reunite with loved ones on Saturday, as lockdown rules ease for those who live alone.

Coronavirus: Basildon physio's 'mum guilt' while helping Covid-19 patients

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 00:21
The NHS hospital physiotherapist who helps Covid-19 patients wants to make her young family proud.

Coronavirus social-contact curbs 'put adolescents at risk'

Sat, 06/13/2020 - 00:17
Neuroscientists call for urgent attention to the well-being of young people isolated from friends.

Coronavirus: First official analysis finds PPE failings

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 17:24
The National Audit Office identified shortcomings in PPE provision for health and care staff.

Coronavirus: How GPs are changing the way they work

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 17:01
Full PPE, 'red zones' and cleaning the room between patients are now part of everyday practice.

Coronavirus: Deprived areas hit twice as hard

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 11:45
London was overwhelmingly the hardest-hit area in the country, says the Office for National Statistics.

Coronavirus: Government sued over care home deaths 'disgrace'

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 10:44
Dr Cathy Gardner is taking legal action after her father died of probable Covid-19 in April.