Infectious Disease

Fauci warned that coronavirus could likely become seasonal

Fauci warned that coronavirus could likely become seasonal

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned Sunday that the novel coronavirus outbreak could become "seasonal." Fauci said that...
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Expert reaction to publication of detail of ‘five pillars' of how the government intends to scale up COVID-19 testing programmes

3 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The UK government has published the detail of its ‘five pillar' strategy for scaling up the UK's COVID-19 testing programme. Prof Martin Hibberd, Professor of Emerging...
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Heartbreak as the father-in-law of Australian Labor MP Ged Kearney dies of the coronavirus

Heartbreak as the father-in-law of Australian Labor MP Ged Kearney dies of the coronavirus

18 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The former nurse and union leader said her 82-year-old father-in-law passed away at Canberra Hospital on Saturday, becoming the 30th victim in Australia to die of the...
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Trump says he 'may take' hydroxychloroquine, even though there's no evidence it's effective or safe to prevent or treat coronavirus

Trump says he 'may take' hydroxychloroquine, even though there's no evidence it's effective or safe to prevent or treat coronavirus

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump said Saturday he "may take" hydroxychloroquine, apparently to prevent the coronavirus, though there is no evidence the drug is safe or effective for that...
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Expert reaction to the future of the UK lockdown

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Expert comment following media interviews with Profs Neil Ferguson and Graham Medley on the future of the UK lockdown. Prof Martin Hibberd, Professor of Emerging Infectious...
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Which states have done the least to contain coronavirus?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Some states are stubbornly defying expert advice to order residents to stay home - even as cases rise Coronavirus - latest US updates C oronavirus - latest global updates See...
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Top US health official on stay-at-home order: ‘I just don't understand why we're not doing that'

2 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, suggested Thursday that the federal government should impose a nationwide stay-at-home...
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Expert reaction to the latest COVID-19 press conference

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

The No 10 press conference, on Thursday 2nd April, featured Matt Hancock, Stephen Powis and John Newton. Testing for COVID-19 was one of the main topics covered. Prof Eleanor...
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Top US Disease Expert: ‘I Don't Understand' Why The Entire Country Isn't Under Stay-At-Home Orders

2 days ago   |   Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Dr Anthony Fauci , the nation's top infectious disease...
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2 infectious disease experts explain how the coronavirus pandemic is different from a flu pandemic

2 infectious disease experts explain how the coronavirus pandemic is different from a flu pandemic

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Several key factors make the novel coronavirus pandemic a new and distinct challenge from an influenza outbreak. During flu season - even a severe one - much of the population...
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'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision...

'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision to put them on furlough

A Liverpool staff member has expressed their disappointment following the club's controversial decision to furlough some of their non-playing workers in response to the... Read more ...

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

The new Labour leader has reshuffled the party's top team as he starts to make his mark. Out are Corbyn loyalists to be replaced by those on the soft left Read more ...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to help fight pandemic

Kubrat Pulev will donate half of his purse from his potential world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the coronavirus. Read more ...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered furloughing non-playing staff' 

West Brom chief executive Mark Jenkins will take a 100 per cent pay cut, with Baggies senior management team having also offered to take large reductions in their wages. Read more ...

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Catherine Calderwood visited her family's second home in Fife, more than an hours travel from her primary home in Edinburgh, despite advising all Scots to stay home during the... Read more ...

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock delivered this afternoon's press conference after the Department for Health and Social Care confirmed that the UK's Covid-19 death toll had risen... Read more ...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting young player

Mount has been a breakout star for Chelsea this season Tim Cahill has identified Mason Mount as the Premier League 's most exciting young star. The Chelsea midfielder has... Read more ...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus restrictions continue

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says playing behind closed doors is a better option than scrapping the season, but warned European competitions could be abandoned. Read more ...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League five-a-side team

Van Dijk's team would be dominated by City players Virgil van Dijk has selected his Premier League five-a-side and picked Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lead the team. The... Read more ...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of coronavirus

LONGLEAT SAFARI PARK owner Lord Bath has died at the age of 87 after testing positive for coronavirus. Read more ...