• US obesity crisis to blame for it having one of the world's worst Covid death tolls, major report By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    US OBESITY CRISIS TO BLAME FOR IT HAVING ONE OF THE WORLD'S WORST COVID DEATH TOLLS, MAJOR REPORT

    So far 518,500 Americans have died from Covid, the highest death toll of any nation and double the number of victims in second worst-hit...

    Obesity
  • ANOTHER Covid variant is found in the UK By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    ANOTHER COVID VARIANT IS FOUND IN THE UK

    The new variant, temporarily named B1.1.318, was first detected on February 15 through genomic sequencing and UK officials began monitoring...

  • Pubs are only dangerous to old and fat people, covid expert says By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    PUBS ARE ONLY DANGEROUS TO OLD AND FAT PEOPLE, COVID EXPERT SAYS

    Professor Robert Dingwall, from Nottingham Trent University, said the risk in pubs was 'heavily age loaded' and focused on 'specific...

  • Coronavirus: UK will have to 'live with a substantial degree of death' in post-lockdown era By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    CORONAVIRUS: UK WILL HAVE TO 'LIVE WITH A SUBSTANTIAL DEGREE OF DEATH' IN POST-LOCKDOWN ERA

    Professor Andrew Hayward, an infectious disease expert at University College London and member of SAGE, told Times Radio: 'We've been...

  • Covid-19: Gloucestershire neighbourhood has only vaccinated 20% of over-65s By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    COVID-19: GLOUCESTERSHIRE NEIGHBOURHOOD HAS ONLY VACCINATED 20% OF OVER-65S

    EXCLUSIVE: Figures from NHS England going up to February 28 show 93.6 per cent of all adults over the age of 65 have been given at...

    Vaccination
  • Wealthy white Floridians outnumber locals getting vaccines in 85% black and Hispanic neighborhood By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    WEALTHY WHITE FLORIDIANS OUTNUMBER LOCALS GETTING VACCINES IN 85% BLACK AND HISPANIC NEIGHBORHOOD

    In Palm Beach County, Latinos account for 23.4% of all residents and blacks account for 19.8%, but have received just 5% and 4% of...

    Vaccination
  • Is the NYC variant driving a covid resurgence in the former epicenter? By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    IS THE NYC VARIANT DRIVING A COVID RESURGENCE IN THE FORMER EPICENTER?

    After a steep decline in COVID-19 cases in New York City, infections are now staying stubbornly high at 3,700 a day. The stagnation...

  • Men, older adults and smokers are all more prone to coronavirus infection By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MEN, OLDER ADULTS AND SMOKERS ARE ALL MORE PRONE TO CORONAVIRUS INFECTION

    A new study led by Harvard and MIT found that men, older adults and smokers had higher levels of ACE2, the receptor the coronavirus...

  • Marlboro's maker asks FDA for $100m toward pro-nicotine campaign By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MARLBORO'S MAKER ASKS FDA FOR $100M TOWARD PRO-NICOTINE CAMPAIGN

    The firm that makes Marlboro cigarettes has boldly asked US health regulators to help it convince Americans that nicotine is not that...

  • CDC urges states to start vaccinating Americans with disabilities By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    CDC URGES STATES TO START VACCINATING AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES

    In updated vaccine guidance on Tuesday, CDC officials have recommended that states begin vaccinating Americans with disabilities or...

    Vaccination, Disability
  • California will allocate 40% of its coronavirus vaccine supply to the 400 lowest-income ZIP codes By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    CALIFORNIA WILL ALLOCATE 40% OF ITS CORONAVIRUS VACCINE SUPPLY TO THE 400 LOWEST-INCOME ZIP CODES

    Many of the 400 lowest-income ZIP codes in California are in Los Angeles County, cities around Fresno and Visalia, and the Central...

    Vaccination
  • Matt Hancock urges England to stay vigilant after study claims the decline in Covid cases has SLOWED By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MATT HANCOCK URGES ENGLAND TO STAY VIGILANT AFTER STUDY CLAIMS THE DECLINE IN COVID CASES HAS SLOWED

    The Health Secretary said the REACT study results - a key measure of the outbreak - were 'some cause for concern' that the 'hard-won...

  • Scientists will test whether gout drug helps infected adults beat Covid symptoms By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    SCIENTISTS WILL TEST WHETHER GOUT DRUG HELPS INFECTED ADULTS BEAT COVID SYMPTOMS

    Oxford University researchers have begun trials on 30p pill colchicine today to examine whether it can reduce recovery time from Covid...

    Hospital, Drugs
  • Covid: Pfizer and Moderna vaccines give T-cell immunity against new variants By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    COVID: PFIZER AND MODERNA VACCINES GIVE T-CELL IMMUNITY AGAINST NEW VARIANTS

    A study by the University of California, San Diego, tested the blood of vaccinated people against the Kent, South Africa, Brazil and...

    Vaccination
  • UK's Covid vaccine drive set to drastically pick up pace from 15 March By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    UK'S COVID VACCINE DRIVE SET TO DRASTICALLY PICK UP PACE FROM 15 MARCH

    In a letter to local leaders, NHS chiefs have told Covid vaccination teams to prepare for extra supplies, hinting that the UK may get...

    Vaccination
  • Britain's daily Covid cases fall by another third in a week to 6,385 By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    BRITAIN'S DAILY COVID CASES FALL BY ANOTHER THIRD IN A WEEK TO 6,385

    Department of Health statistics show infections have plunged nearly 36 per cent on last Wednesday, when 9,938 positive tests were added...

  • Covid-19 UK: Vaccine queue system jumped by people claiming to be carers By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    COVID-19 UK: VACCINE QUEUE SYSTEM JUMPED BY PEOPLE CLAIMING TO BE CARERS

    EXCLUSIVE: Insiders involved in the day-to-day running of the vaccine rollout and dozens of Britons who claim to have been jabbed have...

    Vaccination
  • Coronavirus: REACT mass-testing survey finds 1 in 200 people infected in England By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    CORONAVIRUS: REACT MASS-TESTING SURVEY FINDS 1 IN 200 PEOPLE INFECTED IN ENGLAND

    The study, run by Imperial College London, found that around 0.5 per cent of people were infected with the virus during the second...

  • THOUSANDS of Californian's got the wrong covid vaccine dose By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    THOUSANDS OF CALIFORNIAN'S GOT THE WRONG COVID VACCINE DOSE

    An estimated 4,300 Californians got the wrong dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Oakland Coliseum mass vaccination site on Monday,...

    Vaccination
  • Vaping marijuana is WORSE than using regular e-cigarettes, claims study By Daily Mail   -   Mar 5, 2021

    VAPING MARIJUANA IS WORSE THAN USING REGULAR E-CIGARETTES, CLAIMS STUDY

    A new study from the University of Michigan found teens who vaped marijuana were about twice as likely to report 'wheezing and whistling'...