Infectious Disease News
  • 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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  • Covid-19: New variant 'raises R number by up to 0.7'

    Added On : 3rd January 2021

    The new variant of Covid-19 is "hugely" more transmissible than the virus's previous version, a study has found.

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  • Covid: WHO to investigate virus origins in China's Wuhan

    Added On : 21st December 2020

    A team of 10 international scientists will travel to the Chinese city of Wuhan next month to investigate the origins of Covid-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

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  • Covid vaccine: More than 130,000 vaccinated in UK in first week

    Added On : 20th December 2020

    More than 130,000 people have been vaccinated in the first week of the UK's vaccination programme.

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  • Covid vaccine: GPs in England to begin offering Pfizer jab

    Added On : 15th December 2020

    Covid vaccinations will start being given to patients from GP surgeries in England as part of the next stage of the rollout of the programme.

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  • Covid: Biden vows 100m vaccinations for US in first 100 days

    Added On : 8th December 2020

    US President-elect Joe Biden has set a goal of 100 million Covid vaccinations in his first 100 days in office.

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  • Covid-19: Lung damage 'identified' in study

    Added On : 3rd December 2020

    Covid-19 could be causing lung abnormalities still detectable more than three months after patients are infected, researchers suggest.

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  • Coronavirus: Are Indians more immune to Covid-19?

    Added On : 2nd November 2020

    Millions of Indians have limited access to clean water, consume unhygienic food, breathe foul air and live in densely packed surroundings.

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  • Covid toes could last for 150 days, new research finds

    Added On : 1st November 2020

    The analysis, which drew from hundreds of coronavirus cases in dozens of countries, found that some patients had symptoms for months after diagnosis.

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  • Covid: Antibodies 'fall rapidly after infection'

    Added On : 28th October 2020

    Levels of protective antibodies in people wane "quite rapidly" after coronavirus infection, say researchers.

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