The roll-out of new, World Health Organization (WHO) approved antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests for the novel coronavirus in Africa will significantly boost testing capacity and marks a game changer in the continent’s fight against COVID-19.
Italy, Belgium, and the UK have now announced tightened restrictions and new measures following a surge in coronavirus cases across Europe
One-in-seven UK women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. Screening for breast cancer and catching the disease early is crucial. Explore how the process has changed over time.
Independent SAGE has called for an “immediate national circuit breaker” to halt the spread of Covid-19 as the Government’s three-tier system of restrictions is “not enough to reverse growth”.
Nearly one million women in the UK missed potentially lifesaving NHS breast screening due to Covid-19, say new warnings on the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
During the Covid-19 briefing this morning, Professor Stephen Powis, National Medical Director at NHS England, announced that Nightingale hospitals in Manchester, Sunderland and Harrogate are being “mobilised” ahead of a potential surge in admissions.
Doctors at Barts Health NHS Trust are offering patients with diabetes who develop Covid-19 the opportunity to take part in groundbreaking research of a new therapy that may prevent the worst effects of the virus.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak addressed the diplomatic community at Public Policy Projects International Hub at Conservative Party Conference, outlining his priorities for the UK beyond Brexit, promoting free trade, financial services and research and development investment.
The Prime Minister, appearing in the 100th press briefing from number ten, sought to impress upon viewers the steps his Government is taking against this secondary wave of Covid-19. However, he emphasised that new measures being introduced to stem the rise in cases “will take time to feed through"
Ten thousand UK volunteers have been invited to join a leading phase three Covid-19 vaccine trial from Friday 25 September, as the number of people who have signed up to take part in the research hits 250,000.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched the long-awaited NHS Covid-19 Test and Trace app. How does it work and is it the answer to containing the virus?
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a series of new restrictions in England following an increase of Covid-19 infections. The announcement follows a build-up of discussions with the Government’s scientific and medical advisors, the Cabinet and First Ministers of the devolved administrations.
Contact-tracing apps need to have almost total uptake to be successful, say Vincenzo Salvatore and Giulia Tenaglia of BonelliErede