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A recent report found that, of the 213 American nurses who have died of coronavirus since January, 67 of them are Filipino, despite making up just 4% of all registered nurses in the US.
Posted: 25-11-2020
Researchers at the University of Granada and the Andalusian School of Public Health in Spain found owning a dog increased risk by a similar amount as continuing to go into work in person.
Posted: 25-11-2020
Councillors in Kent have accused members of the public of not following social distancing rules closely enough while experts said it was hard to prove people behave worse in particular areas.
Posted: 25-11-2020
The mutation on the p.C282Y gene, is so nicknamed because it's found most commonly in people with Celtic British heritage, and it causes iron build-up in the body via haemochromatosis.
Posted: 25-11-2020
Analysis from experts at the University of North Carolina found the change did not make it more deadly or likely to cause severe symptoms.
Posted: 25-11-2020
Eminent statistician Sir David Spiegelhalter suggested the Government tried to manipulate Britons rather than genuinely inform them on the true scale of the crisis.
Posted: 25-11-2020
Having already made its way onto Amazon's Sleep Masks list with over 1,300 five-star ratings, the PaiTree Eye Mask for Sleeping is a must-have if you want to transform your bedtime routine.
Posted: 25-11-2020
The weekly report from the Office for National Statistics showed that the numbers of people dying of any cause is higher than average in all regions of England and Wales, driven up by Covid fatalities.
Posted: 25-11-2020
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices told officials on Monday that Americans need to be prepared for side effects so that they won't be afraid to get second doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: 25-11-2020
CDC officials are currently finalizing new guidelines suggesting that people exposed to a coronavirus-positive patient quarantine for between seven and 10 days rather than the standard 14 days.
Posted: 24-11-2020
A new survey from Tivinity Health found that half of senior citizens plan to receive the jab within one month after it becomes available but about one-third plan to wait at least three months.
Posted: 24-11-2020
Dr Tal Zaks, chief medical officer for Moderna, told Axios that he believes the firm's vaccine will prevent people from being asymptomatic spreaders of coronavirus, but does not have the data to prove it.
Posted: 24-11-2020
Today's infections marked a fall of 43.6 per cent on the 20,051 recorded last Tuesday and a drop of 27 per cent on yesterday's figure of 15,450.
Posted: 24-11-2020
Over the last two weeks, 256,091 new child COVID-19 cases were reported for a total of mroe than 1.1 million infections, which is a 28% jump from the previous two weeks, a new report finds.
Posted: 24-11-2020
Speaking to Parliament's Health and Social Care Committee today, Mr Hancock said: 'Why in Britain do we think it's acceptable to soldier on and go into work if you have a runny nose?'
Posted: 24-11-2020
Results of a small trial suggest phenelzine, which treats depression (by altering levels of brain chemicals that regulate mood) can shrink tumours in men whose prostate cancer has returned.
Posted: 24-11-2020
Boris Johnson will set out which tiers local authorities will fall into on Thursday, but he has warned many are expected to enter the higher tiers.
Posted: 24-11-2020
A new study found that N95 face masks were best for filtering out aerosol-sized droplets, which can remain suspended in the air and cloth masks are effective when different fabrics are used.
Posted: 24-11-2020
Indian researchers found the virus droplets evaporate dramatically and turns into a pancake-like film which allows the virus to stay on a surface for several hours.
Posted: 24-11-2020
Boys accounted for 93% of the children killed by police and Hispanic kids were at a three-fold greater risk of dying when cops got involved than their white peers, Nationwide Children's Hospital found.
Posted: 24-11-2020