The dossier, from the Five Eyes intelligence agencies of the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand, stated that China's secrecy surrounding the virus led to an "assault on international transparency". … [Read more...] about Chinese scientist who fled to US claims coronavirus came from a ‘military lab’
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Retailers in the UK started to disinfect customers entering their stores as fears around the coronavirus continue to escalate; Health Secretary Matt Hancock faced demands to say how the government plans to stop coronavirus panic buying – as members of the public told him it is a real problem; Around half of British coronavirus patients are recovering at home after the Government said there was no need for people with mild symptoms to be kept in hospital. 18 people have recovered already; A Costco in south London was 'disinfecting' customers at the front door and Public Health England has urged the public to prepare to work from home; Britons who feel ill after returning home from any part of Italy now told to self-isolate for two weeks to stop the spread of coronavirus, in a dramatic ramping up of Government advice; More than 100 Britons are stranded on board a cruise ship off the coast of California where medics are testing passengers for coronavirus; An … [Read more...] about ‘This is war’: Doctor leading search for coronavirus vaccine says it’s the most frightening disease he’s ever encountered as second British victim is confirmed and number of UK cases rises to 164
But the critical component of all diagnostic tests, however good, is the pathway from identifying those who need it and obtaining appropriate samples through to getting the results and ensuring action is taken, be it contact tracing or helping those with a positive test to get advice and care. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus 90-minute tests to be provided in care homes and hospitals
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Tourism on Greek islands starts again From Monday (May 25), Greece's islands will be accessible again by plane and ferry for domestic tourists. Taverns, bars and cafes are reopening nationwide. Ferries are to sell only 50% of their tickets, and taverns are only allowed to occupy half of their tables. The list of countries from which foreign tourists can enter Greece without a two-week quarantine will be announced at the end of May. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Europe opens up for tourism
solid organ transplant recipients people with cancer who are having chemo people with lung cancer having radical radiotherapy people with blood cancers - leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma - at any stage of treatment people having immunotherapy or other antibody treatments for cancer people having targeted cancer treatments that affect the immune system - protein kinase inhibitors or PARP inhibitors for example people who've had bone marrow or stem cell transplants in the last six months or who are taking immunosuppression drugs people with severe respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis, severe asthma and COPD people with rare diseases and inborn errors of the metabolism that increase the risk of infections - SCID or homozygous sickle cell for example people on immunosuppression therapies that increase the risk of infection women who are pregnant with significant heart disease, congenital or acquired Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock said: "We are working incredibly hard, … [Read more...] about Who has been shielding from coronavirus and has it ended?