Health

Covid-19: Early signs of lockdown restrictions working

Data from the Covid symptom study app gives its own estimate of 0.9 for the virus's R or reproduction number. This is based on cases alone, rather tha...

'I might die because of surgery delays due to Covid'

The record number of patients waiting for hospital treatment in England shows the "calamitous" impact of Covid 19 on the NHS, according to the Royal C...

Covid: Intensive care patients transferred from London to Newcastle

Dr Uwe Franke, intensive care lead at Middlesbrough's James Cook Hospital said: "The critical care networks work regionally and nationally and are all...

Covid-19: Brazil variant already in UK, scientist says

But Prof Wendy Barclay, who is heading a newly-launched project to study the effects of emerging coronavirus mutations called the G2P-UK National Viro...

Covid: Fake news 'causing UK South Asians to reject jab'

He said: "We need to be clear and make people realise there is no meat in the vaccine, there is no pork in the vaccine, it has been accepted and endor...

Covid-19: 'One medic saw eight people die in a single shift'

It's amazing that people are reaching out for help, and of course we want to keep doing that, but at times it feels overwhelming. The need is so great...