Wednesday, April 1, 2020

COVID-19: NHS waives 2019/20 national clinical audit

NHS England and Improvement have decided to cancel the national antimicrobial stewardship clinical audit for 2019/2020, PSNC informed. The decision is to ensure that pharmacists...

India firm plans coronavirus vaccine in six months

Indian vaccine tycoon Cyrus Poonawalla’s business has inked a deal with the US company Codagenix to rapidly co-develop a live-attenuated vaccine against the emergent coronavirus. With...

COVID-19: Fifth UK patient has died from coronavirus

A fifth person in the United Kingdom has died after contracting coronavirus, the health service said. "We can confirm that sadly, a patient in their...

Fourth person dies from coronavirus in UK, Health Secretary confirms

A fourth person in the UK has died from coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Monday in a statement to parliament. "Here in the UK, as...

COVID-19: Since it’s launch on Wednesday, over a million have used NHS 111 coronavirus...

Over one million people have used the dedicated NHS 111 online support for coronavirus since its launch last Wednesday. According to the latest NHS data,...

Number of UK coronavirus cases rises by 30% to 273, third person dies

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose by 30 per cent to 273, the government said on Sunday, and...

COVID-19: PM announces extra £46m funding package to fight virus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson today announced a £46 million funding package for urgent work to find a COVID-19 vaccine and develop a rapid test...

COVID-19: Total UK coronavirus cases reach 163

A total of 163 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the United Kingdom, rising from 115, medical authorities said on Friday. This is the...

COVID-19: UK moves into second phase of coronavirus plan

The UK is moving into the second of four phases in its plans to tackle the spread of coronavirus, England's Chief Medical Officer Chris...

BREAKING: First coronavirus death in UK confirmed

The first coronavirus death in the UK has been confirmed, medical authorities said on Thursday. "The patient, who was being treated at the Royal Berkshire...