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Global agreement to make COVID-19 antigen tests available for all

Global agreement to make COVID-19 antigen tests available for all

The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator has announced a set of agreements to make COVID-19 rapid antigen tests available to low- and middle-income...
Scientists link fatal COVID-19 reactions to autoimmunity and faulty genes

Scientists link fatal COVID-19 reactions to autoimmunity and faulty genes

Scientists have linked fatal reactions to COVID-19 in young people to rare gene variants and autoimmunity. New research has shown that 10% of the young...
Supporting care home residents through COVID-19 with Cube Modular

Supporting care home residents through COVID-19 with Cube Modular

To safely reunite care home residents with friends and family is a dilemma facing many care home providers. Allowing visits in care homes is a...
UK strengthens protection of frontline workers in preparation for winter

UK strengthens protection of frontline workers in preparation for winter

Frontline workers in the UK will now have access to an uninterrupted supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) whilst treating COVID-19 patients. The Government has...
Study links COVID-19 care home outbreaks to independent infections

Study links COVID-19 care home outbreaks to independent infections

A new study has suggested that COVID-19 care home outbreaks in England, UK, were caused by multiple independent infections as well as within care...
Assessment shows need to ramp up COVID-19 response efforts in Europe

Assessment shows need to ramp up COVID-19 response efforts in Europe

A new risk assessment undertaken by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has shown that the EU needs to ramp up its...
Major trends to bolster hand sanitiser market size over 2026

Major trends to bolster hand sanitiser market size over 2026

The hand sanitiser market is estimated to surpass €3.08bn ($3.6bn) by 2026 as cases of COVID-19 rise worldwide. A new report by Global Market Insights,...
Discovery in groundbreaking study could stop COVID-19 in its tracks

Discovery in groundbreaking study could stop COVID-19 in its tracks

Researchers have discovered a druggable pocket in the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Spike protein that could be used to stop the virus from infecting human cells. The...
Alder Hey teams up with Brilliant Masks to stop spread of COVID-19

Alder Hey teams up with Brilliant Masks to stop spread of COVID-19

Clinicians at Alder Hey in Liverpool have teamed up with Brilliant Masks to design and produce a face covering that meets the highest industry...
Government announces plan to protect care homes over winter

Government announces plan to protect care homes over winter

The UK Government has announced a new adult social care winter plan that aims to stop the spread of COVID-19 infections across care homes...
Investigating bacterial infection outbreak in mid and west Essex

Investigating bacterial infection outbreak in mid and west Essex

An independent investigation report into the outbreak of bacterial infection in mid and west Essex. In the first months of 2019 a number of people...
Understanding hospital germs and how they stick to surfaces

Understanding hospital germs and how they stick to surfaces

With the rise of antibiotic resistance, understanding how germs are spread in hospitals is vital if hospital acquired infections are to be reduced. Researchers at...

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