Infectious Disease News
  • Flu jab 'more important than ever' this winter

    Added On : 23rd September 2020

    People are being advised to get a flu jab to help protect against the "double danger" of flu and coronavirus.

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  • Hancock: Follow Covid rules or they will get tougher

    Added On : 21st September 2020

    Restrictions will get tougher if rules are not followed, Matt Hancock says, as £10,000 fines for those who fail to self-isolate are introduced in England.

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  • Coronavirus: Monoclonal antibodies to begin UK trial

    Added On : 16th September 2020

    A new antibody treatment is to be trialled on Covid-19 patients in UK hospitals.

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  • Coronavirus: UK to test inhaled vaccines

    Added On : 15th September 2020

    UK researchers are to begin trials of inhaled coronavirus vaccines.

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  • Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

    Added On : 13th September 2020

    Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK.

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  • Coronavirus: Oxford University vaccine trial paused after participant falls ill

    Added On : 10th September 2020

    Final clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, have been put on hold after a participant had a suspected adverse reaction in the UK.

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  • Coronavirus: 'Long Covid' patients need treatment programme, doctors say

    Added On : 9th September 2020

    Greater NHS support is needed for people chronically ill for months with Covid-19 symptoms

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  • Coronavirus: India overtakes Brazil in Covid-19 cases

    Added On : 8th September 2020

    India has recorded more than 90,000 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking its total above that of Brazil.

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  • Coronavirus: Tests 'could be picking up dead virus'

    Added On : 7th September 2020

    The main test used to diagnose coronavirus is so sensitive it could be picking up fragments of dead virus from old infections, scientists say.

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  • Coronavirus: Cheap steroids save lives from severe Covid

    Added On : 3rd September 2020

    Cheap steroids can save the lives of patients who are critically ill with Covid-19, studies show.

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