WHO unveils team of 10 scientists to trace Covid-19 origins in pandemic’s ground zero of Wuhan

WHO unveils team of 10 scientists to trace Covid-19 origins in pandemic’s ground zero of Wuhan – but warn it is a ‘riddle that can take years to solve’ The WHO has assembled an international team of world-leading virus hunters Included in line up is England’s former deputy chief medical officer John Watson UN agency warned … Read more WHO unveils team of 10 scientists to trace Covid-19 origins in pandemic’s ground zero of Wuhan

WHO unveils team of 10 scientists to trace Covid-19 origins in pandemic’s ground zero of Wuhan

WHO unveils team of 10 scientists to trace Covid-19 origins in pandemic’s ground zero of Wuhan – but warn it is a ‘riddle that can take years to solve’ The WHO has assembled an international team of world-leading virus hunters Included in line up is England’s former deputy chief medical officer John Watson UN agency warned … Read more WHO unveils team of 10 scientists to trace Covid-19 origins in pandemic’s ground zero of Wuhan

Doing a spot of housework ‘can undo damage of being stuck at your desk’, study finds

Doing a spot of housework or taking a half-hour stroll ‘can undo damage of being stuck at your desk’ for up to ten hours, study finds Study showed inactivity of more than ten hours increases chances of death Only 30 to 40 daily minutes of moderate activity substantially lowers risk Some 44,000 people from four … Read more Doing a spot of housework ‘can undo damage of being stuck at your desk’, study finds

Doing a spot of housework ‘can undo damage of being stuck at your desk’, study finds

Doing a spot of housework or taking a half-hour stroll ‘can undo damage of being stuck at your desk’ for up to ten hours, study finds Study showed inactivity of more than ten hours increases chances of death Only 30 to 40 daily minutes of moderate activity substantially lowers risk Some 44,000 people from four … Read more Doing a spot of housework ‘can undo damage of being stuck at your desk’, study finds

WHO recommends AGAINST using remdesivir to treat Covid

Doctors should not treat coronavirus patients with remdesivir ‘regardless of how ill they are’, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. The antiviral showed early promise in pre-clinical Covid-19 trials and has been used around the world to treat people with severe disease, including in the UK. But officials at the WHO have now said there … Read more WHO recommends AGAINST using remdesivir to treat Covid

WHO recommends AGAINST using remdesivir to treat Covid

Doctors should not treat coronavirus patients with remdesivir ‘regardless of how ill they are’, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. The antiviral showed early promise in pre-clinical Covid-19 trials and has been used around the world to treat people with severe disease, including in the UK. But officials at the WHO have now said there … Read more WHO recommends AGAINST using remdesivir to treat Covid

Calls for former New Zealand PM investigating China’s Covid outbreak response to resign

Former New Zealand PM who is investigating China’s response to the Covid outbreak is in row over her links to Meghan Markle’s TV anchor friend Helen Clark is to co-chair investigation into China’s response to Covid outbreak  Now calls for the former New Zealand PM to resign over her close ties to Beijing Human rights … Read more Calls for former New Zealand PM investigating China’s Covid outbreak response to resign

Denmark to cull its 17 MILLION mink population due to Covid mutation

Denmark will cull its mink population of up to 17 million in an effort to minimise the risk of them re-transmitting a new version of coronavirus to humans. The nation’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Wednesday that the mutated virus in farmed minks could have ‘devastating consequences worldwide’ and action was ‘necessary’. A report from a government … Read more Denmark to cull its 17 MILLION mink population due to Covid mutation

Failing to quarantine infected patients is to blame for second Covid-19 wave, warns the WHO

A failure to quarantine enough coronavirus patients is to blame for the second wave rolling across Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. WHO emergencies director Dr Michael Ryan linked soaring transmission rates on the continent to failing contact tracing systems that were not catching and isolating enough close contacts of infected people. Dr Ryan … Read more Failing to quarantine infected patients is to blame for second Covid-19 wave, warns the WHO

National lockdowns should only be a last resort says WHO boss

The World Health Organisation’s European boss has said that national lockdowns should only be a last resort but stated tough measures are ‘absolutely necessary.’ Hans Kluge urged the continent it was time to ‘step up the measures’ and said that the 700,000 cases recorded in the last week were of ‘great concern.’ But he warned … Read more National lockdowns should only be a last resort says WHO boss