COVID19

Leading scientists call for an end to the 'formalised rules' The two-metre rule has no basis in science, leading scientists have said as the Government comes under increasing pressure to drop the measure. Writing for The Telegraph, Professors Carl...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched a review of social-distancing rules as he tries to encourage consumers to go out and “shop with confidence” when non-essential stores reopen in England on Monday. Johnson suggested coronavirus regulations...
A clearly frustrated World Health Organization (W.H.O.) warned Monday the global Chinese coronavirus pandemic was “worsening” not receding, telling countries loosening lockdowns to observe active surveillance and tracing of infected populations. The W.H.O. issued its warning...
A top World Health Organization official clarified on Tuesday that scientists have not determined yet how frequently people with asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 pass the disease on to others, a day after suggesting that such...
Coronavirus patients without symptoms aren’t driving the spread of the virus, World Health Organization officials said Monday, casting doubt on concerns by some researchers that the disease could be difficult to contain due to asymptomatic...
With a majority of states lifting restrictions that were implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus, close to half of the nation's states are diagnosing new Covid-19 cases in increasing quantities With a majority of...
With last week’s retractions of two Covid-19 papers from a pair of the world’s top medical journals, the scientific community is once again wrestling with the question that arises any time a high-profile publication blows up: Could this...
This article is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed. It reports new medical research that has yet to be evaluated and so should not be used to guide clinical practice. Smokers are generally more susceptible to...
A group of health and medical colleagues has penned an open letter to express their concern that protests around the United States could be shut down under the guise of coronavirus health concerns. The letter...
Three authors involved in Lancet article that drew scrutiny said they couldn’t get full data set behind study; an article in the New England Journal of Medicine was also retracted Two major studies casting doubt on...