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Coronavirus UK: 149 new fatalities

Britain announces 149 more coronavirus deaths — taking the total number of victims to 43,230 as the UK’s outbreak continues to fizzle out for now Department of Health chiefs say the laboratory-confirmed coronavirus death toll now stands at 43,230 But other grim figures that take into account suspected deaths show the tally topped 50,000 weeks… Read More »

Coronavirus: Blood clots targeted in treatment trial

Scientists are to test whether an experimental drug can prevent potentially deadly blood clots associated with Covid-19. The trial, funded by the British Heart Foundation, will test the theory the clots are caused by a hormone imbalance triggered by coronavirus infection. It will become one of several drugs currently being trialled to prevent the disease’s… Read More »

Coronavirus: NHS trust bosses not consulted over new face mask rules

NHS trusts were not consulted before the government announced changes to the use of face coverings and visitor policy in English hospitals, the chief executive of NHS Providers has said. Chris Hopson said trust leaders felt “completely in the dark” about the “significant and complex” changes. From 15 June, hospital visitors and outpatients must wear… Read More »