Category: Viruses

The UK is now faced with a tidal wave of need for rehabilitation services and occupational therapists are uniquely placed to help with it. As a result of COVID-19, The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) in England and across…

“Prior to this, there has been no book that depicts the human spirit from the COVID-19 crisis so vividly. It is truly a collective representation of the unity humanity has shown during the pandemic. Perhaps equally significant is that all proceeds…

WANTAGH, N.Y. – July 10, 2020 – PRLog — “Wash your hands. Wash for at least 20 seconds. Do it often.” How many times have we heard this advice from epidemiologists since the covid-19 pandemic began? That’s because since the…

COVID-19 is the UK’s largest public health crisis since World War II. There is an urgent need to identify why some patients with the virus do very well whereas others need to be admitted to intensive care and may die…

People who have completed consumer DNA test kits are being asked to take part in a study led by the University of Bristol and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) to find out whether it is possible to predict…

New data published today from an international registry reveals high rates of death and liver failure amongst people with liver disease who contract coronavirus. Alarmingly, more than a third – 36% of patients with cirrhosis who developed the virus died.…

International Digital Health Technology firm Circle Pass Enterprises (CPE) has signed a deal with VST Enterprises Ltd (VSTE) the British cyber security company founded by tech entrepreneur Louis-James Davis (31) to integrate its state-of-the-art VCode® & VPlatform® technologies into the…

Thursday 7th Mat 2020 was International Thalassaemia Day. This informative image is designed to raise awareness around Thalassaemia created by Smart Cells. Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder that affects the body’s ability to produce haemoglobin and red blood cells.…

Although the exact origin story of the COVID-19 outbreak is still uncertain, it is highly likely that the virus began as a zoonotic disease, i.e. an infectious disease caused by a pathogen that jumped from animals to humans. A dominant…

Anthony Kerslake and Emma Carr from Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust received the first batch of 300 Ebola proof, medical grade PPE gowns from EIZO Limited to be used across the Trust, in its attempt to keep NHS staff, patients…