• PPE shortages linked to spread of Covid-19 inside care homes

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The spread of Covid-19 inside care homes has been fuelled by a lack of personal protection equipment - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
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  • Could a pill made from gut bacteria treat Covid-19?

    Could a pill made from gut bacteria treat Covid-19?

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    In a trial launched today, 90 patients at University Hospitals Plymouth will be given the pill, which contains bacteria that have been found to reduce lung tissue damage caused by inflammation.
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  • Three in four DIY swab kits are NOT being used despite being included in Government's testing tally

    Three in four DIY swab kits are NOT being used despite being included in Government's testing tally

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Just 117,759 of more than 450,000 kits sent to Britons and care home residents in the week ending June 4 were actually returned to laboratories to be processed.
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  • One care home resident died every minute during peak of the Covid-19 crisis

    One care home resident died every minute during peak of the Covid-19 crisis

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Office for National Statistics figures released today revealed 1,300 care home residents passed away on April 12 in England and Wales. That's almost a death every minute.
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  • Lung infections including Covid-19 HALVED in a week in hospitals and care homes in England

    Lung infections including Covid-19 HALVED in a week in hospitals and care homes in England

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Data from Public Health England shows the number of 'respiratory outbreaks' reported in workplaces rose from 22 to 43 in the last fortnight of June, and from 22 in May to 109 in June.
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