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Papers published today from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies show behavioural experts have warned trying to bring back lockdowns 'might evoke various responses'.
Posted: 11-07-2020
A new report from the CDC found that ER visits for sports-related traumatic brain injuries in children under age 17 dropped by 32% from 2012 to 2018 after rising over the last decade.
Posted: 11-07-2020
DR MAX PEMBERTON: I am increasingly worried that during lockdown - confined to the home with no structure and isolated from friends and family - many more will have fallen victim to online gambling.
Posted: 10-07-2020
The US recorded it's most-ever coronavirus cases at 63,000 and it's second-highest ever fatalities at 990 deaths. Florida also reported it's most ever deaths.
Posted: 10-07-2020
Number 10's expert advisory panel SAGE revealed the reproduction rate - the average number of people each Covid-19 patient infects - is still between 0.7 and 0.9 as a whole for the UK.
Posted: 10-07-2020
More than 32,000 cases of the 'unknown pneumonia' have been reported in Kazakhstan from June 29 to July 5, along with 451 deaths compared to 53,021 coronavirus cases and 296 deaths.
Posted: 10-07-2020
Southmead Hospital in Bristol transferred a total of 233 patients into care homes in March and April without checking they did not have the coronavirus at the time.
Posted: 10-07-2020
In the largest study of its kind, doctors at several key hospitals in the UK detailed the course of the mystery inflammatory illness. All children, with an average age of 11, had presented with a fever.
Posted: 10-07-2020
Early data from the Office for National Statistics today confirmed at least sixteen homeless people, mostly men, had died with coronavirus. Homeless charity Crisis said each was 'a tragedy'.
Posted: 10-07-2020
Now the daily deaths have fizzled out, there is the promise of care home closures 'coming to an end very soon' the Health Secretary said.
Posted: 10-07-2020
Experts yesterday savaged Chancellor Rishi Sunak's 'Eat Out' scheme, branding it a 'green light for junk food' for allowing up to £10-a-head discounts for Brits eating out in August.
Posted: 10-07-2020
Southampton has endured the biggest week-on-week rise in its infection rate and the London boroughs of Bromley and Islington have also seen their numbers of cases increase recently.
Posted: 10-07-2020
In a new study from Johns Hopkins University, researchers found the coronavirus fatality rate to 39 deaths per 100 000 prisoners, which is three times higher than that of the American population.
Posted: 09-07-2020
A new study from the University of Arizona found that N99 masks, which filter out 99% of particles, lowered the risk by 99% in 30-second settings and by 94% in 20-minute scenarios,
Posted: 09-07-2020
The US set a record-high 62,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, breaking the previous single-day record of 60,000 set on Tuesday.
Posted: 09-07-2020
Masks prevent both forms of coronavirus transmission, either through respiratory droplets or aerosol particles, and decrease the risk of being infected by 65%, researchers say.
Posted: 09-07-2020
NHS England today posted 22 deaths in hospitals across the country. Two Covid-19 fatalities were recorded in all settings in Wales, none in Scotland and none again in Northern Ireland.
Posted: 09-07-2020
The Office for National Statistics published its lowest estimates so far for the number of coronavirus cases circulating in the general population in England, with just 14,000 people infected.
Posted: 09-07-2020
The trial of asymptomatic testing for high-risk professions will begin from tomorrow, in partnership with four local authorities in Bradford, Brent, Newham and Oldham.
Posted: 09-07-2020
Doctors at St Thomas' Hospital in London said the delirious man, 41, became 'highly aroused' and acted inappropriately towards nurses while also attempting to perform religious ceremonies.
Posted: 09-07-2020