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COVID-19 ultrasound research receives funding boost

US-based non-profit the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has partnered with Fujifilm Sonosite, a point-of-care ultrasound provider, to drive research into COVID-19. Fujifilm Sonosite will contribute...
COVID-19 infection control training launched for UK workforce

COVID-19 infection control training launched for UK workforce

An online employee infection control training and business certification programme that is helping beat COVID-19 in Australia has been launched in the UK. The COVID-19...
Active Citizenship Network: “For vaccination? Come back. I can’t tell you when."

Active Citizenship Network: “For vaccination? Come back. I can’t tell you when.”

The Active Citizenship Network’s Mariano Votta and Maira Cardillo detail the impact of COVID-19 on vaccination efforts across Italy. The situation is fraught: even within...
Controlling COVID-19: hand hygiene must be accessible to all

Controlling COVID-19: hand hygiene must be accessible to all

UNICEF and the World Health Organization have launched the ‘Hand Hygiene for All’ joint initiative to help control the spread of COVID-19. In a bid...
UK study will involve repeat COVID-19 testing in UK care homes

UK study will involve repeat COVID-19 testing in UK care homes

A new surveillance study to be carried out in the UK will offer 100 care homes repeat COVID-19 testing. The study aims to offer a...
Timing of COVID-19 antibody test is critical say experts

Timing of COVID-19 antibody test is critical say experts

According to a new study, in order to detect a COVID-19 infection in a patient an antibody test must be carried out at the...
Study shows 99.9% of coronaviruses killed by far-UVC light

Study shows 99.9% of coronaviruses killed by far-UVC light

A new study has shown that 99.9% of coronaviruses can be killed when exposed to far-UVC light. The study, carried out by researchers at Columbia...
New recommendations for releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation

New recommendations for releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation

The World Health Organization has released new recommendations for releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation. Care must be taken when releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation in...
Study reveals face masks are vital to control spread of COVID-19

Study reveals face masks are vital in controlling COVID-19 spread

A new study has revealed that the use of face masks is vital for controlling COVID-19 spread. Whether face masks are useful in controlling the...
Chronic pain patients can be supported with online consultations

Chronic pain patients can be supported with online consultations

A new review has recommended that chronic pain patients can be supported through online consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers from the University of Bath's...
UK scientists suggest two-step strategy to lift COVID-19 lockdowns

UK scientists suggest two-step strategy to lift COVID-19 lockdowns

Scientists have predicted the best strategy for lifting the COVID-19 lockdowns across Europe. Currently, many countries across the continent are lifting and relaxing COVID-19 lockdowns,...
Could these senolytic drugs halt the spread of COVID-19?

Could these senolytic drugs halt the spread of COVID-19?

Professor Michael Lisanti of Salford University highlights the potential application of senolytic drugs in combating COVID-19. Professor Michael P Lisanti, Chair in Translational Medicine at...

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