• Coronavirus: 'Double mutant' Covid variant found in India

    Added On : 25th March 2021

    A new "double mutant" variant of the coronavirus has been detected from samples collected in India.

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  • Where is the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine made?

    Added On : 24th March 2021

    The European Union has warned it could ban exports of vaccines produced there, as it struggles to speed up its vaccination rollout.

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  • Covid vaccine: US trial of AstraZeneca jab confirms safety

    Added On : 23rd March 2021

    Results from the long-awaited US trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine are out and confirm that the shot is both safe and highly effective.

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  • Covid-19: Mumbai to roll out compulsory testing in crowded places

    Added On : 22nd March 2021

    The Indian city of Mumbai is to roll out mandatory coronavirus tests in crowded places as the country grapples with a rise in infections.

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  • 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-19 disruptions killed 228,000 children in South Asia, says UN report

    Added On : 18th March 2021

    The disruption in healthcare services caused by Covid-19 may have led to an estimated 239,000 maternal and child deaths in South Asia, according to a new UN report.

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  • Covid: UK vaccination surge expected in coming days

    Added On : 17th March 2021

    UK experts say there will be a big increase in the number of people being offered Covid vaccinations in the coming days.

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  • Psychedelic therapy could 'reset' depressed brain

    Added On : 16th March 2021

    A powerful hallucinogenic drug known for its part in shamanic rituals is being trialled as a potential cure for depression for the first time.

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  • Parkinson's skin-swab test 'in sight'

    Added On : 15th March 2021

    A simple skin-swab test could be used to help diagnose the degenerative brain condition Parkinson's disease, UK scientists say.

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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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