Coronavirus symptoms update: Five unusual warning signs

Britain is at a “tipping point” in its battle with COVID-19, according to health secretary Matt Hancock. This comes as England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty has warned the rate of COVID-19 infections in the UK is “heading in the wrong direction”. With the prospect of a second national lockdown becoming more likely with every passing day, it is […]

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New York opens traffic-clogged streets to people during pandemic, the city’s latest redesign in times of dramatic change

On some normally congested New York City streets, cars are gone, replaced by diners tentatively returning to restaurants—though only outside—after months of lockdown. On June 22, the city entered phase two of reopening after its severe coronavirus outbreak, allowing many businesses to resume operations with restrictions. Permitting restaurants to spread into streets is one of several pandemic-induced initiatives designed to […]

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Kawasaki disease: Rise in coronavirus-linked disease in children is ‘tip of iceberg’

Kawasaki disease is a condition that mainly affects children under the age of five. Kawasaki disease causes the blood vessels to become inflamed and swollen, which can lead to complications in the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart (coronary arteries). If the condition goes untreated, it may prove fatal. READ MORE Coronavirus symptoms: Coronavirus-related illness found in children […]

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Mysterious blood clots are COVID-19’s latest lethal surprise

After he had spent nearly three weeks in an intensive care unit being treated for COVID-19, Broadway and TV actor Nick Cordero’s doctors were forced to amputate his right leg. The 41-year-old’s blood flow had been impeded by a clot: yet another dangerous complication of the disease that has been bubbling up in frontline reports from China, Europe and the […]

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Coronavirus symptoms: Should you be self-isolating or going to the hospital? How to tell

Coronavirus, like any other crisis to befall humanity, elicits a different reaction in different people. Some people are paralysed with fear, others will be less worried, but it is hard to imagine anyone will be feeling entirely indifferent. Broad swathes of the population are probably living with the same nagging uncertainty right now: how to tell whether symptoms are serious.  […]

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Coronavirus warning: WHO claims only vaccine will stop spread

It has also been declared as ten times deadlier than Swine flu, as worldwide cases nearly reach 2 million. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO chief, in a virtual briefing from Geneva said the organisation was constantly learning about the bug sweeping the globe. He said: “We can only say what we know, and we can only act on what we know. […]

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Tim Brooke-Taylor health: Comedy legend loses his battle with COVID-19 – symptoms

Tim Brooke-Taylor, 79, was best known as one third of the popular 1970s show The Goodies and I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. He lost his battle with the deadly virus today, as confirmed by his agent to the BBC. The Goodie’s co-star and long-time friend, Bill Oddi called his comedy partner a “true visual comic and great friend.” What are the […]

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Asia virus latest: China epicentre starts to reopen, security talks off

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: Wuhan eases travel rules Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, partly reopened on Saturday after more than two months of near total isolation for its population of 11 million. People are now allowed to enter Wuhan but not leave. State media […]

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Coronavirus: Supplements that could boost your immune system during COVID-19 pandemic

If a person contracts coronavirus their immune system will work overtime to protect the body and fight off the infection. What a person eats will either help or hinder if this does become a reality. Dr Michael Barnish, head of nutrition and genetics at REVIV offers his advice on how we can keep our bodies in tip top shape should […]

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