How do I get a coronavirus test?

An increase in demand for coronavirus tests has led to local shortages – with some people being directed to test sites hundreds of miles from their homes. The government has defended its record on testing, but conceded that problems with the system are likely to continue. Should I get tested? Testing people and then tracing the contacts of those infected […]

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Should I start taking vitamin D?

There are mounting questions about whether vitamin D can help fight coronavirus. The Scientific Advisory Commission on Nutrition and the health watchdog the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have done a rapid review of the evidence. What is the advice? With more people staying indoors during the pandemic, some may have been deprived of vitamin D. Normally, […]

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