China virus death toll nears 1,400, US bemoans ‘lack of transparency’

The death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a “lack of transparency” from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic. Nearly 64,000 people are now recorded as having been made ill by the virus in China, with the last two days showing a steep rise after […]

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Coronavirus spreads to EVERY part of China as death toll jumps to 170

Killer coronavirus spreads to EVERY region of China as death toll jumps to 170 and almost 8,000 people have caught the deadly SARS-like infection China has confirmed 7,711 cases – more than 100 have been recorded elsewhere Deaths have also risen to 170, with 38 patients succumbing in the deadliest day Finland and the UAE yesterday became the latest countries […]

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the heart of the outbreak. The coronavirus has caused alarm because of its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland […]

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Zac Oliver’s mother describes the toll his cancer treatment has taken

Diary of Britain’s bravest boy: He’s the four-year-old whose fight with cancer moved you to help save his life. Now, Zac Oliver’s mother describes the toll his treatment has taken — and the joyful hope that the worst is over… Zac Oliver, 4, was diagnosed with an incredibly rare form of leukaemia in 2018 The youngster was given a less […]

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Grim toll of blood pressure failings

Failures to treat high blood pressure will see around 115,000 people die needlessly from heart attacks and strokes every year, experts warn Failure to treat high blood pressure leads to thousands of deaths, experts say  British Heart Foundation says roughly 115,000 heart attacks could be prevented The target, for the next decade, could be met with improved diagnosis, BHF say […]

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