• Covid-19: World's first human challenge trials to start in UK

    Added On : 18th February 2021

    Healthy, young volunteers will be infected with coronavirus to test vaccines and treatments in the world's first Covid-19 "human challenge" study, which will take place in the UK.

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  • Another new coronavirus variant seen in the UK

    Added On : 17th February 2021

    Scientists have identified another new variant of coronavirus in the UK with some potentially troubling mutations.

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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: Claims vaccinations harm fertility unfounded

    Added On : 15th February 2021

    Claims on social media that the Covid vaccine could affect female fertility are unfounded, experts have said.

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  • Covid: WHO backs Oxford vaccine 'even if variants present'

    Added On : 14th February 2021

    The World Health Organization recommends using the vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca even in countries tackling new variants of coronavirus.

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  • Pandemic means young people face cancer treatment alone

    Added On : 11th February 2021

    Covid restrictions have made this year much tougher for young people already dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

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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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  • Study reveals extent of Covid vaccine side-effects

    Added On : 9th February 2021

    About one in three people recently given a Covid vaccine by the NHS report some side-effects.

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  • Oxford vaccine could substantially cut spread

    Added On : 8th February 2021

    The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine could lead to a "substantial" fall in the spread of the virus, say scientists.

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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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