Health > Home

Coronavirus test: Who is eligible for one and what happens when you get it?

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

On 3 August the government announced two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes
Read more ...

 

UK coronavirus live: 90-minute tests to speed up Covid-19 and flu diagnosis

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Tests to be introduced across NHS hospitals and care homes though some experts question decision Coronavirus 90-minute tests to be provided Global coronavirus live: latest updates 8.53am BST
Read more ...

 

Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Coronavirus 1) Testing machines can give result in 90 minutes
“Two on-the-spot tests that can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out across Britain this autumn, ministers have said. In a significant boost to the effort to control the virus as winter approaches, the government has approved the nationwide use of testing devices that are faster and more accurate than those presently being used. For the first time, the tests are able to identify coronavirus as well as winter infections such as flu and other respiratory viruses, potentially reducing the number of...
Read more ...

 

How to get one of the NEW 'ground-breaking' 90-minute coronavirus tests: Are you eligible?

How to get one of the NEW 'ground-breaking' 90-minute coronavirus tests: Are you eligible?

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS symptoms include a high fever, a new cough, and loss of smell and taste. The UK government has confirmed the rollout of millions of new coronavirus tests that could reveal a COVID-19 positive result in just 90 minutes. How could you get hold of one of the "ground-breaking" tests, and are you eligible?
Read more ...

 

Coronavirus news - live: Millions of 90-minute Covid tests to be rolled out to hospitals as major incident declared in Manchester

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Follow the latest updates
Read more ...

 

New 90-Minute Coronavirus Tests For Care Homes And Hospitals

New 90-Minute Coronavirus Tests For Care Homes And Hospitals

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. New tests which can detect coronavirus and flu will be made available in hospitals, care homes and laboratories from next week. The swab and DNA tests promise to deliver results in 90 minutes and will help clinicians and NHS Test and Trace to differentiate between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said. About half a million of the new rapid swab tests will be available from next week, with millions more to be rolled out later in the year. Thousands of DNA...
Read more ...

 

Two new coronavirus tests deliver results in just 90 minutes

Two new coronavirus tests deliver results in just 90 minutes

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The swab and DNA tests will differentiate between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said
Two new tests which can detect coronavirus and flu - and promise results in 90 minutes - are to be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and laboratories.
The swab and DNA tests will help deal with the virus in winter, enabling clinicians and NHS Test and Trace to differentiate between Covid-19, which requires sufferers to undergo specific self-isolation, and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said.
Almost half a million new LamPORE swab tests will be...
Read more ...

 

UK coronavirus LIVE: 90-minute Covid and flu test to be rolled out as Eat Out to Help Out scheme begins

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Two new "game-changing" tests that can detect both coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out in a bid to prevent a second wave of Covid-19.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Home      UK      Expert      Coronavirus outbreak      Politics      UK news      Offer      People      Newslinks      Newslinks August 2020      News      US      Life      Health      Opinion      Saving      Coronavirus      Health News      NHS      COVID-19      Care homes      Nursing home      Health-news      Nhs      Covid-19      Care-homes      Nursing-home      NEWS      News      Coronavirus      Matt Hancock      Game      Gaming  


It's Now Illegal Not To Self-Isolate If You Are Contacted By Test And Trace...

It's Now Illegal Not To Self-Isolate If You Are Contacted By Test And Trace In England

Anyone failing to self-isolate if they test positive for coronavirus or are told to do so by the test and trace system, will now face tough new fines enforceable by law. If... Read more ...

10 Million People Download NHS Covid-19 App (And The Test Result Glitch Has...

10 Million People Download NHS Covid-19 App (And The Test Result Glitch Has Been Fixed)

More than 10 million people have downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app since it launched on Thursday, the Health Secretary has said. Matt Hancock said on social media it was an... Read more ...

The UK pledged more than $700 million to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine is...

The UK pledged more than $700 million to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine is distributed fairly across the world

Summary List Placement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK would pledge £571 million to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine would get distributed to the world's poorest... Read more ...

Flu jab latest: Where is the cheapest place to get a flu vaccine? Boots...

Flu jab latest: Where is the cheapest place to get a flu vaccine? Boots suspends bookings

FLU JAB 2020: Flu vaccines are in higher demand in the UK this year, given the COVID-19 pandemic. Boots have suspended their booking service for a flu jab over "unprecedented... Read more ...

Flu jab 2020: Can you get the flu jab at Boots? How to book a flu vaccination

Flu jab 2020: Can you get the flu jab at Boots? How to book a flu vaccination

FLU SEASON is almost upon us, and with the impacts of the pandemic continuing, eligible Britons have been urged to get the flu vaccine to prevent further strain on the NHS. But... Read more ...

Probe into 22 newborn deaths is expanded to 160 cases

Probe into 22 newborn deaths is expanded to 160 cases

A panel overseeing improvements at maternity units run by Cwm Taf University Health Board was appointed after 22 neonatal deaths. There are now 160 episodes of care under... Read more ...

‘Shut up, no-one cares!' - Nick Kyrgios fires back at Mats Wilander over...

‘Shut up, no-one cares!' - Nick Kyrgios fires back at Mats Wilander over Andy Murray criticism

The Australian leapt to the defence of Murray after his French Open loss Tennis star Nick Kyrgios has passionately defended Andy Murray after the three-time Grand Slam winner... Read more ...

Dementia symptoms - do you smell that? It could signal brain decline

Dementia symptoms - do you smell that? It could signal brain decline

DEMENTIA is a progressive brain condition so symptoms get steadily worse over time. The type of symptoms a person experiences is determined by their specific form of dementia... Read more ...

How to reverse type 2 diabetes

How to reverse type 2 diabetes

TYPE 2 diabetes is linked with being overweight or inactive, so it is possible to put type 2 diabetes into remission. Here's how to reverse type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

The Case For Democracy In The Covid 19 Pandemic

The Case For Democracy In The Covid 19 Pandemic

South Korea and Sweden were among the few places where political leaders struck out on an independent course. This book, written between March and May, during ‘lockdown' in the... Read more ...