• Coronavirus: Blood clots targeted in treatment trial

    Added On : 15th June 2020

    Scientists are to test whether an experimental drug can prevent potentially deadly blood clots associated with Covid-19.

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  • Health Coronavirus social-contact curbs 'put adolescents at risk'

    Added On : 14th June 2020

    Young people's brains continue to develop and change during adolescence

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  • Coronavirus came to UK 'on at least 1,300 separate occasions'

    Added On : 11th June 2020

    Coronavirus was brought into the UK on at least 1,300 separate occasions, a major analysis of the genetics of the virus shows.

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  • Coronavirus: Asymptomatic transmission still an 'open question'

    Added On : 10th June 2020

    How much coronavirus transmission comes from people with no symptoms is still a "big unknown", a World Health Organization scientist has clarified.

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  • Coronavirus: Risk higher for pregnant BAME women

    Added On : 9th June 2020

    The high proportion of pregnant women from black and ethnic minority (BAME) groups admitted to hospital with Covid-19 "needs urgent investigation", says a study in the British Medical Journal.

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  • Coronavirus: WHO advises to wear masks in public areas

    Added On : 8th June 2020

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has changed its advice on face masks, saying they should be worn in public where social distancing is not possible to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

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  • Coronavirus: Malaria drug hydroxychloroquine 'does not save lives'

    Added On : 7th June 2020

    A malaria drug that has been tested as a treatment for coronavirus does not save lives, one of the world's largest trials shows.

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  • Coronavirus: WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears

    Added On : 28th May 2020

    Testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for coronavirus has been halted because of safety fears, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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  • Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir

    Added On : 27th May 2020

    A drug treatment called remdesivir that appears to shorten recovery time for people with coronavirus is being made available on the NHS.

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  • Coronavirus: Immune clue sparks treatment hope

    Added On : 26th May 2020

    UK scientists are to begin testing a treatment that it is hoped could counter the effects of Covid-19 in the most seriously ill patients.

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