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EXPERT REACTION TO COMMENTS FROM MATT HANCOCK ABOUT NOT RULING OUT POTENTIAL FUTURE FURTHER ACTION ON RULES ON EXERCISE OUTSIDE THE HOME IF PEOPLE DON'T COMPLY WITH CURRENT MEASURES

Matt Hancock said during an interview with Andrew Marr* that the Government were not ruling out potential further social isolation...

EXPERT REACTION TO PUBLICATION OF DETAIL OF ‘FIVE PILLARS' OF HOW THE GOVERNMENT INTENDS TO SCALE UP COVID-19 TESTING PROGRAMMES

The UK government has published the detail of its ‘five pillar' strategy for scaling up the UK's COVID-19 testing programme. Prof Martin...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO UPDATED REPORT ON PATIENTS CRITICALLY ILL IN INTENSIVE CARE WITH COVID-19, AS PUBLISHED ON SATURDAY BY ICNARC (INTENSIVE CARE NATIONAL AUDIT & RESEARCH CENTRE)

The Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre published its updated report* on patients in intensive care who are critically...

EXPERT REACTION TO LATEST FIGURES ON COVID-19 CASES AND DEATHS

The Department of Health and Social Care have announced the latest figures for cases of and deaths from COVID-19 in the UK. Prof Peter...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO LATEST FIGURES ON COVID-19 CASES AND DEATHS

The Department of Health and Social Care have announced the latest figures for cases of and deaths from COVID-19. Dr Michael Head,...

EXPERT REACTION TO PEOPLE WHO THINK 5G CAUSES CORONAVIRUS

There have been reports of people who think 5G mobile networks have caused the coronavirus outbreak. Dr Simon Clarke, Associate Professor...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO THE FUTURE OF THE UK LOCKDOWN

Expert comment following media interviews with Profs Neil Ferguson and Graham Medley on the future of the UK lockdown. Prof Martin...

EXPERT REACTION TO THE IDEA OF IMMUNITY PASSPORTS

Comments in response to journalists questions about the idea of ‘immunity passports', as mooted in the No 10 pres conference on Wednesday...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO LATEST FIGURES ON COVID-19 CASES AND DEATHS

The Department of Health and Social Care have announced the latest figures for cases , and deaths from COVID-19. Prof James Naismith...

EXPERT COMMENT ON THE NUMBER HOSPITAL-BASED COVID-19 DEATHS ON THE 25TH MARCH

Prof Sheila Bird has analysed the data on the number hospital-based COVID-19 deaths on the 25th March. Prof Sheila Bird, Formerly Programme...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO A STUDY ABOUT FACEMASK EFFECTIVENESS

As study, published in Nature Medicine, reports on the effectiveness of facemasks. Dr Simon Clarke, Associate Professor in Cellular...

EXPERT REACTION TO USE OF FACEMASKS

Comment in response to questions from journalists about the use of facemasks. Prof Susan Michie, Director of the UCL Centre for Behaviour...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO THE LATEST COVID-19 PRESS CONFERENCE

The No 10 press conference, on Thursday 2nd April, featured Matt Hancock, Stephen Powis and John Newton. Testing for COVID-19 was one...

EXPERT REACTION TO 1 MILLION CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID AS REPORTED BY JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

The Coronavirus Resource Centre, put together by John Hopkins University, shows that global COVID-19 cases now exceed 1 million. Prof...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO JOURNALISTS' QUESTIONS ABOUT 'LITTLE SHIPS' AND TESTING LOCATIONS FOR COVID-19

There have been reports in the media* that many smaller private laboratories at institutions are repurposing themselves to conduct...

EXPERT REACTION TO RAPID EVIDENCE REVIEW ON THE IMPACT OF SCHOOL CLOSURES ON CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CONTACTS

A review, published in Eurosurveillance, reports on the impact of school closures on children's social contacts. Dr Angharad Rudkin,...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO LATEST CASE AND DEATH FIGURES FOR COVID-19 IN THE UK

The Department of Health and Social Care has released the latest case and death figures for COVID-19 in the UK - 33,718 cases and 2,921...

EXPERT COMMENTS ON DIFFERENT TYPES OF TEST FOR COVID-19

Comments in answer to some questions from journalist about the different types of testing for COVID-19. Comments sent out on Thursday...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE COP26 UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE

The COP Bureau of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, with the UK and its Italian partners, have made the decision...

EXPERT COMMENT CLARIFYING SITUATION WITH FACE MASKS AND WHO

There have been reports in the media* that the World Health Organisation are reviewing their advice on face masks and COVID-19. Prof...

 
 
 



Boris Johnson in hospital with coronavirus ‘as a precaution' after failing...

Boris Johnson in hospital with coronavirus ‘as a precaution' after failing to shake off fever symptoms after ten days

BORIS Johnson has been admitted to hospital after failing to shake off coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive. Downing Street said the 55-year-old British Prime... Read more ...

Dr Catherine Calderwood quits as chief medical officer after holiday home row

Dr Catherine Calderwood quits as chief medical officer after holiday home row

Dr Calderwood resigned after saying that the focus on her behaviour risks becoming a distraction from the battle against coronavirus. Read more ...

Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus after ‘being infected by...

Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus after ‘being infected by asymptomatic keeper'

A TIGER at New York's Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus, in what is thought to be the world's first case of a big cat contracting the disease. Nadia, a... Read more ...

Who will run the Government while Boris Johnson is in hospital with coronavirus?

Who will run the Government while Boris Johnson is in hospital with coronavirus?

The Prime Minister is being treated in a London NHS hospital after suffering "persistent" Covid-19 symptoms, 10 days after he tested positive for the killer bug Read more ...

Charles Leclerc reveals key to F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix win as rivals...

Charles Leclerc reveals key to F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix win as rivals crushed

Charles Leclerc lifted the lid on what it took to secure victory in the second round of the F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series. Read more ...

WWE WrestleMania 36 LIVE: Updates with John Cena, Brock Lesnar and Drew...

WWE WrestleMania 36 LIVE: Updates with John Cena, Brock Lesnar and Drew McIntyre in action

WrestleMania 36 comes to a conclusion tonight with a series of high-octane WWE matches. Read more ...

Liverpool fan group demands explanation on coronavirus furlough decision

Liverpool fan group demands explanation on coronavirus furlough decision

Liverpool have become the fourth Premier League club to place staff on furlough amid the coronavirus pandemic but have been criticised for their decision Read more ...

Premier League clubs told to get ready for season to return in June

Premier League clubs told to get ready for season to return in June

The Premier League could return in May The Premier League are in ‘advanced talks' with the government over plans to resume the season in June. All 20 clubs were told to... Read more ...

Duffy reveals harrowing details of four week rape ordeal

Duffy reveals harrowing details of four week rape ordeal

Singer Duffy has written about her horrific rape and kidnap ordeal, sharing details for the first time. Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk names dream 5-a-side team made up of Premier League rivals

Virgil van Dijk names dream 5-a-side team made up of Premier League rivals

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk has picked his Premier League five-a-side team and included three Man City stars Read more ...