Saturday, May 8, 2021

PHE introduces new surveillance system for early coronavirus detection

Public Health England (PHE) today announced a new surveillance system for early detection of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Part of the efforts to strengthen the...

Four new coronavirus cases in UK after cruise ship evacuees test positive

Four further patients in England have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the UK to 13. "The virus was passed...

Coronavirus outbreak threatens global drug supplies – European business group

The world's pharmacies may face a shortage of antibiotics and other drugs if supply problems from China's coronavirus outbreak cannot soon be resolved, the head...

Public and private researchers hunt coronavirus cure

Researchers both public and private have launched efforts to combat the novel coronavirus that has already infected tens of thousands of people in China,...

Eight of nine UK coronavirus sufferers leave hospital

Eight of the nine people diagnosed with the new coronavirus in Britain have left hospital having now tested negatively twice for the virus, NHS...

UK confirms ninth case of coronavirus

A further patient has tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, bringing the total number of cases in the country to nine. "This virus was...

UK team tests coronavirus vaccine on mice

A team of UK scientists believe they are among the first to start animal testing of a vaccine for the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed...

Coronavirus case found at Brighton GP practice: BBC

A staff member at a GP practice in the southern English city of Brighton has tested positive for coronavirus, the BBC reported. The County Oak Medical...

UK calls virus ‘serious’ threat, reports new cases

The British government on Monday warned the outbreak of novel coronavirus was a "serious and imminent threat" and reported four new cases that brought the total...

Coronavirus: FIP publishes international guidelines for pharmacists

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) on Thursday published detailed guidelines for pharmacists across the world on how to deal with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The...