• Coronavirus cases are rising in 79% of US states and territories, CDC director warns By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    CORONAVIRUS CASES ARE RISING IN 79% OF US STATES AND TERRITORIES, CDC DIRECTOR WARNS

    CDC director Dr Robert Redfield urged Americans to practice 'health habits' to slow the spread as he warned of COVID-19 cases surging...

  • DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: All I want for Christmas is a vaccine By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS A VACCINE

    DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Any new vaccine is tested for safety in animals and smaller human trials, before moving on to larger scale randomised...

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  • 'Universal' mask-wearing could prevent 130,000 US COVID-19 deaths By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    'UNIVERSAL' MASK-WEARING COULD PREVENT 130,000 US COVID-19 DEATHS

    Currently, just under half of Americans say they 'always' wear masks in public. If that continues, the death toll will exceed 511,000...

  • FDA to let AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trials resume in the US By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    FDA TO LET ASTRAZENECA'S CORONAVIRUS VACCINE TRIALS RESUME IN THE US

    More than a month after the global trial pause and long after international trials resumed, FDA regulators will finally let Oxford's...

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  • Poor US counties with crowded housing are 38-times more likely to become COVID-19 'hotspots' By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    POOR US COUNTIES WITH CROWDED HOUSING ARE 38-TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BECOME COVID-19 'HOTSPOTS'

    Coronavirus has spread far more rapidly in poorer areas of the US, which had 25 percent more cases relative to their populations by...

  • Artificial 'mini-lungs' grown in a lab let scientists watch how the coronavirus infects human cells By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    ARTIFICIAL 'MINI-LUNGS' GROWN IN A LAB LET SCIENTISTS WATCH HOW THE CORONAVIRUS INFECTS HUMAN CELLS

    Researchers from Duke University and Cambridge University produced artificial lungs in two independent and separate studies to examine...

  • COVID-19: Asymptomatic children with coronavirus may have LESS of the virus than those with symptoms By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    COVID-19: ASYMPTOMATIC CHILDREN WITH CORONAVIRUS MAY HAVE LESS OF THE VIRUS THAN THOSE WITH SYMPTOMS

    The US research team studied the viral loads of 817 children who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 after attending hospitals in the US...

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  • Almost half of all councils in England saw their Covid-19 infection rate DROP last week By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    ALMOST HALF OF ALL COUNCILS IN ENGLAND SAW THEIR COVID-19 INFECTION RATE DROP LAST WEEK

    EXCLUSIVE: As many as 69 out of 149 councils recorded a dip in their coronavirus infection rate in the week ending October 18, in the...

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  • Seven NHS trusts are already treating more Covid-19 patients than in April By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    SEVEN NHS TRUSTS ARE ALREADY TREATING MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS THAN IN APRIL

    MailOnline analysis reveals the numbers of Covid-hospitalised patients in Liverpool, Doncaster, Blackpool, Devon, Warrington, Barnsley...

  • Warrington WILL move into Tier 3 'next week' as Nottinghamshire could face even tighter curbs By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    WARRINGTON WILL MOVE INTO TIER 3 'NEXT WEEK' AS NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COULD FACE EVEN TIGHTER CURBS

    Discussions concluded this morning with restrictions including the closure of pubs set to come into force in Warrington potentially...

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  • England and Wales coronavirus deaths rose in September for first time since April By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    ENGLAND AND WALES CORONAVIRUS DEATHS ROSE IN SEPTEMBER FOR FIRST TIME SINCE APRIL

    A report by the Office for National Statistics today revealed that a total 725 people died with Covid-19 in September, up from 576...

  • Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even if it banned ALL international travel By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    BRITAIN COULDN'T ERADICATE COVID-19 EVEN IF IT BANNED ALL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

    Professor Paul Hunter, an infectious disease specialist based at the University of East Anglia, insisted closing the borders would...

  • Hopes rise that Covid cases are being driven down because young people have started following rules By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    HOPES RISE THAT COVID CASES ARE BEING DRIVEN DOWN BECAUSE YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE STARTED FOLLOWING RULES

    Matt Hancock yesterday chaired a 'gold' meeting on the pandemic, and was told that rates are falling among younger people and therefore...

  • Covid risk factors for ethnic minorities 'can't be changed overnight' By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    COVID RISK FACTORS FOR ETHNIC MINORITIES 'CAN'T BE CHANGED OVERNIGHT'

    Dr Raghib Ali, a clinical epidemiologist at Cambridge University, was one of the main researchers behind a major Government race report...

  • Coronavirus infection rates in England's worst-hit student areas have HALVED in a fortnight By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    CORONAVIRUS INFECTION RATES IN ENGLAND'S WORST-HIT STUDENT AREAS HAVE HALVED IN A FORTNIGHT

    EXCLUSIVE: Public Health England data shows that the numbers of cases being diagnosed in student-heavy boroughs of Nottingham, Manchester...

  • Liverpool's hospitals are now treating more coronavirus patients now than in April By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    LIVERPOOL'S HOSPITALS ARE NOW TREATING MORE CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS NOW THAN IN APRIL

    Dr Tristan Cope, medical director of Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust, made the claim on Twitter today but did not offer any...

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  • Airport testing could catch six in 10 Covid-19 carriers as research debunks PHE's claims of 7% By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    AIRPORT TESTING COULD CATCH SIX IN 10 COVID-19 CARRIERS AS RESEARCH DEBUNKS PHE'S CLAIMS OF 7%

    Public Health England have said testing travellers on arrival to the UK would only detect seven per cent of virus carriers. Oxera and...

  • Coronavirus UK: SAGE warns against letting young 'go back to normal' By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    CORONAVIRUS UK: SAGE WARNS AGAINST LETTING YOUNG 'GO BACK TO NORMAL'

    In leaked documents - handed to ministers last week - SAGE warns a 'herd immunity' strategy will not be possible because there will...

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  • Deadly cytokine storm strikes Covid-19 patients after they start to feel better, top doctor reveals By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    DEADLY CYTOKINE STORM STRIKES COVID-19 PATIENTS AFTER THEY START TO FEEL BETTER, TOP DOCTOR REVEALS

    Professor David Isenberg, director of the University College of London Centre for Rheumatology, said there is often a 'lull' in symptoms...

  • No 10 admits Test and Trace must improve as beleaguered system posts ANOTHER worst-ever performance By Daily Mail   -   Oct 23, 2020

    NO 10 ADMITS TEST AND TRACE MUST IMPROVE AS BELEAGUERED SYSTEM POSTS ANOTHER WORST-EVER PERFORMANCE

    Damning statistics show the system tracked down just 59 per cent of close contacts of Covid-19 cases in England in the week up to October...