Tuesday, 10 November, 2020

Tag: UK


Scientists have analysed organ samples from deceased Covid-19 patients and found extensive lung damage in most cases caused by the persistence of abnormal “fused cells,” an advance which sheds more light on the progression of the disease. The researchers, including Read more…


Britain on Wednesday insisted its close partnership with the United States was in safe hands whoever comes out on top of the tumultuous presidential election, while noting disaccord over the Paris climate pact. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a populist ally Read more…


Several countries across the world are witnessing a surge in their daily coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tally as the winter season is approaching. Lockdowns, aggressive testing, timely provision of drugs or medicines are some of the ways in which governments are Read more…


The British government is under pressure to develop a national strategy to combat a surge of Covid-19 cases and “rescue Christmas’’ as scientists warn that the number of people hospitalized with the disease in the U.K. could almost triple by Read more…


The hope for long-term immunity from Covid-19 was thrown into doubt on Tuesday as a large UK study concluded that protective antibodies in people fall “quite rapidly” after a coronavirus infection. Imperial College London’s research, which tested more than 365,000 Read more…


Supermarket prices in Britain could start increasing in coming months as food supplies get pummeled by a triple whammy of Brexit, Covid-19 and weather-struck harvests. The UK is just 10 weeks from leaving the European Union, yet there’s still no Read more…


Now Johnson’s plans appear ruined. He’d wanted to use his personal enthusiasm for Brexit to instil a fresh sense of optimism that the UK’s future was brighter outside the European Union. Free from the Brussels bureaucracy, Johnson’s government vowed to Read more…


Phil Heckels, 38, told CNN that his rise to internet stardom began six weeks ago when he was trying to get his 6-year-old son to make a thank you card for family. He decided to draw the family dog, a Read more…


World struggles as Covid-19 infections cross 40 million

Countries are struggling to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic as global cases topped 40 million, with Wales ordering a two-week shutdown, Belgium warning of a virus tsunami, and Poland turning a national stadium into a field hospital. With cases soaring in Read more…


As the number of Covid-19 infections globally raced towards the 40 million mark, the US saw its tally of coronavirus cases surpass 8 million. In another grim milestone, global cases went up by more than 400,000 for the first time Read more…