Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Nearly 14,000 deaths occurred in the week ending 13 November - with 3,000 linked to Covid. Source link
Prof Sarah Gilbert got to work quickly on a coronavirus vaccine in January after decades of research. Source link
People arriving in England can end their self-isolation with a negative test taken after five days. Source link
China on Tuesday launched an unmanned spacecraft to bring back lunar rocks, the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from the Moon in four decades.A Long March 5 rocket carrying the Chang'e-5 probe, named after the mythical Chinese moon goddess, blasted off from the Wenchang Space Center...
By Philippa RoxbyHealth reporterimage copyrightScience Photo LibraryFour Covid vaccines have shown very promising results in final-stage trials, so the first vaccinations could take place before the end of 2020.When will coronavirus vaccinations start?The UK government is confident that some of the most at-risk groups will be vaccinated before...
England's three tier system is coming back when lockdown 2.0 ends on 2 December.But the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, says this version is tougher than it was back in the Autumn.It's after the government's scientific advisors, SAGE, said the old tier system wasn't enough to bring the...
The number of people seeking help for OCD has risen since the coronavirus pandemic started. Source link
The coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford is highly effective at stopping people developing Covid-19 symptoms.That's according to interim data which suggests it offers 70% protection, but the researchers say the figure may be as high as 90% by tweaking the dose.The news comes after recent...
It announced the independent review into gender identity services for young people in September. An NHS England spokesperson said this would include "how and when children and young people were referred to specialist services". Source link
The coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University protects 70% of people but when the dose was adjusted offers up to 90% protection, the lead investigator Professor Andrew Pollard has told BBC News.Two other vaccines have been developed against Covid-19, but the Oxford jab is cheaper and easier to...