Infectious Disease News
  • Covid-19 nearly disabled NHS says hospital boss

    Added On : 21st March 2021

    The NHS in England was ill-prepared for the seismic shock of the Covid pandemic, a hospital chief has said.

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  • Covid blood protein offers clues for treatments

    Added On : 14th March 2021

    UK scientists have discovered a key inflammatory protein that rises in the blood of patients with severe Covid-19.

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  • Covid-19: Vaccine offers for all those aged 56 or over

    Added On : 8th March 2021

    Covid-19: Vaccine offers for all those aged 56 or over

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  • Covid: Germany approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s

    Added On : 7th March 2021

    Germany's vaccine commission has approved the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab in people aged over 65.

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  • Covid: 'No evidence' schools spread lots of coronavirus

    Added On : 16th February 2021

    Schools do not appear to play a big role in spreading coronavirus, say UK researchers who have studied teacher and pupil absences during the pandemic.

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  • Covid: South Korea launches test for pet cats and dogs

    Added On : 10th February 2021

    Pet cats and dogs in the capital city of South Korea will be tested for Covid-19 if they show symptoms, the Seoul metropolitan government has said.

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  • Covid: Antibodies last at least six months in most

    Added On : 7th February 2021

    As many as 88% of people still have antibodies in their blood to fight Covid-19 six months after infection, a study of almost 1,700 people suggests.

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  • Covid: Israel's vaccine rollout linked to infection fall

    Added On : 2nd February 2021

    Israel's vaccination programme is showing signs of working to drive down infections and illness in the over-60s.

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  • Covid: 'Convalescent plasma no benefit to hospital patients'

    Added On : 18th January 2021

    A potential treatment for Covid using blood plasma does not reduce deaths among hospital patients, trials show.

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  • Moderna becomes third Covid vaccine approved in the UK

    Added On : 11th January 2021

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it is "excellent news" that a third coronavirus vaccine has been approved for use in the UK

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