Infectious Disease

‘Null and void in the mud' - LFC fans react as Premier League confirm zero positive COVID-19 tests

‘Null and void in the mud' - LFC fans react as Premier League confirm zero positive COVID-19 tests

2 days ago   |   The Empire of The Kop   |   8 articles

The Premier League have confirmed that there have been zero positive results from their latest round of testing for COVID-19. The news was first shared by The Athletic's David...
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Asymptomatic coronavirus cases seem very common - but those people might only be contagious for half as long, new research suggests

Asymptomatic coronavirus cases seem very common - but those people might only be contagious for half as long, new research suggests

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Asymptomatic coronavirus cases appear to be more prevalent than scientists initially thought. A recent study of a cruise ship outbreak found that 80% of passengers who tested...
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Is flying safe right now? Experts break down the risks associated with boarding a flight during COVID-19

Is flying safe right now? Experts break down the risks associated with boarding a flight during COVID-19

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

While some Americans aren't yet considering air travel in the face of the novel coronavirus, others are eager to resume flying as soon as possible. Before booking that cheap...
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Covid-19 spreading too fast to lift UK lockdown - Sage adviser

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Scientist says 8,000 daily infections in England makes relaxing restrictions too risky Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Government advisers have...
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The possibility of a COVID-19 second wave

4 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

As lockdown is relaxed and shops, schools etc start to reopen, the potential for transmission of the virus increases. Scientists and policymakers will be on the alert for a...
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Trump and his allies have politicized wearing masks, but the vast majority of Americans say they cover their faces to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Trump and his allies have politicized wearing masks, but the vast majority of Americans say they cover their faces to prevent the spread of COVID-19

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump and many of his allies have politicized the issue of wearing masks or face-coverings, a practice that helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. In over half...
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Fears of second coronavirus wave in US as cases rise in 20 states

5 days ago   |   Evening Standard

America's top infectious disease expert has given a new warning about the threat of a second wave of infections as a study showed 20 states have seen a rise in cases in the...
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How Covid-19 contact tracing can help beat the pandemic

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

If the UK government wants to start easing the country's lockdown restrictions, it needs to get contact tracing right. But what does that mean? What would successful contact...
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When hard data are ‘heartbreaking': Testing blitz in San Francisco shows Covid-19 struck mostly low-wage workers

5 days ago   |   STAT

Early in the coronavirus outbreak, as the first infected patients trickled into Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Diane Havlir noticed a troubling trend. Most were...
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Questions raised over hydroxychloroquine study which caused WHO to halt trials for Covid-19

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: Australian researchers query origin of data used for Lancet study, but stress there is no evidence drug is a safe or effective treatment • Sign up for Guardian...
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F1 2020 calendar updated - eight races and season dates confirmed

F1 2020 calendar updated - eight races and season dates confirmed

A brand new Formula 1 2020 calendar has been devised ahead of a return to action. Eight races have been confirmed, including a double-header at Silverstone, as the motorsport... Read more ...

The key questions on the impact of coronavirus in cricket

The key questions on the impact of coronavirus in cricket

England's three-Test series against the West Indies will go ahead next month subject to government clearance, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed. Cricket West... Read more ...

EastEnders 'to go off air in two weeks' as cast still can't return to filming

EastEnders 'to go off air in two weeks' as cast still can't return to filming

EastEnders cast and crew are still not sure when they will be returning to set as Emmerdale and Coronation Street resume filming Read more ...

Matt Hancock says ‘Black Lives Matter' as he thanks frontline workers

Matt Hancock says ‘Black Lives Matter' as he thanks frontline workers

The Health Secretary made his comments in the daily press conference Matt Hancock used the daily news conference to say ‘ Black Lives Matter ' as he insisted that the UK is is... Read more ...

The Queen's patronage shows support for the Black Lives Matter movement 

The Queen's patronage shows support for the Black Lives Matter movement 

One of the Queen's patronages shared a powerful post on Instagram in support of the... Read more ...

VIDEO: Fast food fans queue outside north and north-east McDonald's branches...

VIDEO: Fast food fans queue outside north and north-east McDonald's branches as they open for first time in months

Fast food fanatics caused long tailbacks at McDonald's branches as they opened for the first time in months. The major chain has resumed drive-thru services across Scotland... Read more ...

Megan Barton-Hanson downcast as she breaks cover after dumping married lover

Megan Barton-Hanson downcast as she breaks cover after dumping married lover

The former Love Island star was spotted with a pal shortly after she reportedly dumped her married lover Read more ...

Government's daily briefings axed at weekends due to ‘low viewing figures'

Government's daily briefings axed at weekends due to ‘low viewing figures'

A spokesman for Boris Johnson said ratings on the weekends tended to be ‘significantly lower' Downing Street televised daily coronavirus briefings will no longer be held on... Read more ...

From The Weeknd to Harry Styles, all the celebrities donating to Black Lives...

From The Weeknd to Harry Styles, all the celebrities donating to Black Lives Matter organisations

Celebrities are putting their money where their mouths are In the wake of the death of George Floyd, protests have broken out across the United States and worldwide, calling... Read more ...

Silverstone to host two grands prix when Formula 1 returns

Silverstone to host two grands prix when Formula 1 returns

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