And an app called Houso (houso.co.uk) carries listings of properties from Aberdeen to Torquay, mostly with descriptions, photos and videos created directly by sellers, which have been viewed by more than 9,000 people in recent weeks. … [Read more...] about Would you buy a home from a virtual viewings? Estate agents turn to online tours in the hope of staying in business
Experimental cancer treatment offers hope
"It's only a trial. It's a trial for people who are in a serious condition, but the New York State Department of Health has been working on this with some of New York's best health care agencies, and we think it shows promise, and we're going to be starting that this week.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Scientists trial experimental treatment using recovered patients’ blood
The epicentre of the virus, currently London, could change to areas with a high population of older people and fewer NHS beds available, such as Essex where a daily growth rate of 48 per cent was recorded from Wednesday to Thursday - with 213 cases currently. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus death toll rises by 209 to 1,228 and infections jump by 2,483 to 19,522: New figures offer a glimmer of hope that self-isolating is working as infection rates drop for the second day in a row
The UK effort has been fuelled by a grassroots collaboration in the US in which 100 laboratories have joined forces to produce convalescent plasma for patients pouring into hospitals across the country. After receiving approval from the Food and Drug Administration, doctors in the US are now able to give plasma to patients under compassionate use rules. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus survivors’ blood plasma could be used to fight infection
Fearing an outbreak, local officials have already stood down volunteers delivering Meals on Wheels and replace them with council staff, saying it hopes the move will help it 'further care for the wellbeing of our vulnerable populations.' … [Read more...] about The towns at risk of being torn apart by coronavirus: Inside the neighbourhoods that are most vulnerable to the killer virus because of their ageing populations – so is your suburb on the list?