The symptoms of coronavirus can vary hugely from person to person, but those most badly affected will require intensive care in hospital. Among them is Prime Minister Boris Johnson , who was admitted to ICU (Intensive Care Unit) after his condition worsened. But what are the reasons for moving a coronavirus patient from a ward to ICU? And what sort of treatment do doctors and nurses provide? Sky News has spoken to a number of consultants. What has to happen for you to end up in intensive care? Advertisement Patients end up in intensive care when COVID-19 makes it very difficult for them to breathe, which in worst cases can cause them to develop pneumonia - fluid on the lungs. They also may require sudden access to equipment to aid breathing that is not available on general wards. More from Covid-19 COVID-19: Airlines to burn through up to $95bn this year after restrictions tightened COVID-19: Face masks may not be needed … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why are patients put into intensive care?
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Jason Donovan ’s Dancing On Ice partner Alexandra Schauman has paid a gushing tribute to the star following his exit from the ITV show. Former Neighbours star Jason, 52, was forced to hang up his ice skates earlier than expected due to a back injury. The theatre star took some time off the ice rink to recover from the injury - but ITV has since confirmed that he won't be returning to the show at all. And now, Jason’s partner Alex has revealed that she is 'beyond gutted’ that their time together has ended. Taking to Instagram on Monday, the professional skater shared a series of sweet snaps of the pair throughout their time on the show. Alex admitted that when she first discovered that she would be dancing alongside Jason, she felt star-struck and honoured to be in his presence. “Finding it hard to find the right words right now. What a true honor and privilege to have been partnered with Jason,” she began the emotional post. “To say that I was star struck when … [Read more...] about Dancing On Ice’s Alex Schauman ‘beyond gutted’ as Jason Donovan quits contest
THE gyms may be shut, but don't despair; your health kick can still be possible with the help of many premium at home workout apps. Forget the expensive personal trainer, these are the best home workout apps to help you keep fit during lockdown. All you'll need is some leggings, and a smartphone; but with the gyms appearing to be shut for sometime, these are the best at home workout apps for a brilliant way to keep healthy at home. With planning, motivation, workouts, and motivation, they have everything you need to get your body moving, feel better, and even lose a few pounds if you wanted. Available on Google Play Store, and the App Store, the apps offer a number of subscriptions or options for every kind of exerciser. Many will offer a free trial or introductory package, so make sure you don't miss out. 1.Shreddy The Shreddy app lets users sweat it out in high-energy workouts, real-time classes and tasty, and healthy meal plans. The Shreddy Kit also allows … [Read more...] about The best at home workout apps to keep you fit during lockdown
COVID vaccines will be available from GP surgeries from today - as the race to protect Brits from the virus is ramped up. The Oxford/AstraZeneca jab can be stored at fridge temperatures making it easier to administer, unlike the Pfizer jab which requires storage at -70C. It's hoped more than 700 GP surgeries will be delivering vaccines by the end of the week - after the UK recorded the highest daily death toll since April. The UK reported a further 1,041 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday. Record numbers are also currently in hospital with coronavirus, with a further 3,500 admitted in England on Monday. Some 1.3 million people have already received either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca jab. And millions of extra Covid vaccines could be ready within weeks as approval times for fresh batches are slashed to just five days. The jabs will be given to those deemed most vulnerable to the virus first - and are … [Read more...] about Covid vaccines available in GP surgeries TODAY – all you need to know about getting yours
TIGER Woods appeared exhausted in a television interview and gave golf lessons to celebrities days before he crashed and seriously injured himself on Tuesday. In an interview with CBS Sports about the upcoming Masters, Woods , 45, who had his fifth back surgery in late 2020, looked and sounded tired. Follow our Tiger Woods live blog for all the latest news and stories... The interview took place two days before Woods was involved in a high-speed, single vehicle rollover crash near Los Angeles and suffered a shattered ankle and two leg fractures. CBS Sports host Jim Nantz asked Woods how his recovery was going and if he believed he would be ready to compete in the first major of the year, happening in April. "God I hope so, I've got to get there first," Woods said. "A lot of it is based on my surgeons, my doctors, my therapists, and making sure that I do it correctly because this is the only back I've got, so I don't know how much wiggle room we've left … [Read more...] about Tiger Woods looked exhausted in interview and played golf with celebs Dwyane Wade and David Spade before horror crash