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UK vaccinates four million people against COVID-19

UK vaccinates four million people against COVID-19

More than four million people have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines, with more than half of those over 80 receiving a...
COVID-19 lockdowns reveal loneliness crisis for young people

COVID-19 lockdowns reveal loneliness crisis for young people

The national COVID-19 lockdowns across Europe are having an alarming effect on young people under 30, according to new research, with many experiencing the...
Artificial Intelligence to transform treatment of COVID-19 patients

Artificial Intelligence to transform treatment of COVID-19 patients

The use of the latest Artificial Intelligence will benefit patients in the UK with faster treatment, better outcomes, and shorter hospital stays. Over 40,000 CT...
Spread of new COVID-19 variant across UK revealed

Spread of new COVID-19 variant across UK revealed

New data has revealed the speed and scale at which the new COVID-19 variant is spreading across the UK. Scientists at the Alderley Edge Lighthouse...
WHO emergency committee advises on new COVID-19 variants

WHO emergency committee advises on new COVID-19 variants

The WHO Emergency Committee on COVID-19 met to review and advise on the new variants of COVID-19. The committee met at the request of WHO...
£269m funding boost to support UK social care

£269m funding boost to support UK social care

Social care in the UK is set to receive a funding boost of £269m to help support staff and testing as a new variant...

GAMA Healthcare: infection prevention specialists

GAMA Healthcare is a market-leading company at the forefront of infection prevention technology. GAMA Healthcare specialises in the manufacture and distribution of scientifically proven infection...
People with some COVID-19 immunity may still transmit virus

People with some COVID-19 immunity may still transmit virus

A new study has found that a past coronavirus infection provides some immunity for at least five months, but the virus still may be...
Advancing global COVID-19 research with the WHO

Advancing global COVID-19 research with the WHO

Scientists across the globe have come together to intensify research into COVID-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) is moving to expand its scientific collaboration and...
Carrying out safe dentistry during COVID-19

Carrying out safe dentistry during COVID-19

New research is being used to shape how dentistry can be safely carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic. The novel coronavirus is easily spread in...
Global Ebola vaccine stockpile now established

Global Ebola vaccine stockpile now established

A global stockpile of Ebola vaccines has now been established by four of the leading health and humanitarian organisations. Led by the International Coordinating Group...
Study shows different immune response in cancer patients to COVID-19

Study shows different immune response in cancer patients to COVID-19

Cancer patients have shown different responses to the COVID-19 virus depending on the type of cancer they have. In a study, carried out by Cancer...
UK to roll out asymptomatic testing this week

UK to roll out asymptomatic testing this week

As the UK deals with the third wave of COVID-19 and the emergence of a new strain of the novel virus, the government will...
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

The British Government has now authorised the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has become the third in Britain to gain authorisation...
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shows protection against new COVID-19 strains

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shows protection against new COVID-19 strains

Results from a new study have shown that the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine shows protection against two new mutant strains of coronavirus. In an in vitro study...
COVID-19 immunity could last eight months, says research

COVID-19 immunity could last eight months, says research

New research has suggested that immunity to COVID-19 could last for up to eight months following infection. The findings, which were based on blood samples...
Lifesaving COVID-19 treatments for NHS patients

Lifesaving COVID-19 treatments for NHS patients

Patients in intensive care units across the UK will be receiving potentially lifesaving treatments for COVID-19. The government-funded REMAP-CAP clinical trial has shown that the...
Second COVID-19 vaccine authorised by the European Commission

Second COVID-19 vaccine authorised by the European Commission

The European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine – the second one to be authorised in the EU. The...
Natural compounds could disrupt future virus pandemics

Natural compounds could disrupt future virus pandemics

A team of researchers have explored the genomic and life history traits of three classes of viruses that have contributed to historical global pandemics...
Study explores umbilical cord-derived stem cell COVID-19 treatment

Study explores umbilical cord-derived stem cell COVID-19 treatment

A groundbreaking, randomised controlled trial has shown that umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cell infusions safely reduce risk of death and aid quicker recovery in...

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