Image caption, The head of Morelands Primary School said the community was devastated by the lossBy Michelle RobertsDigital health editorAn eighth child has died from a severe strep A bacterial infection, it has been confirmed.Morelands Primary, in Waterlooville in the South of England, said it was “absolutely devastated” by theContinue Reading


Earlier this year, footage emerged of a hippo being tested for Covid at a wildlife park near Shanghai.Now, clips of fish and crabs getting PCR tests have been going viral on Chinese social media. Officials in the coastal Chinese city of Xiamen ordered “both fishermen and their seafood” to beContinue Reading


Introduction COVID-19 vaccines have been instrumental in our fight against the pandemic and our return to a normal life, thanks to their ability to reduce the number of cases, hospitalizations, and mortality. Their effectiveness against severe COVID-19 and death was proven in randomized controlled trials (RCT) that involved tens ofContinue Reading


Dawn White lives with renal failure and relies on her haemodialysis machine to survive. She’s worried about the growing energy costs of running her machine, which she says is needed “five times a week, 20 hours”. Dawn says she and her husband have run out of ways to save moneyContinue Reading


Health Secretary Stephen Barclay was doing an interview outside Moorfields Hospital in London when a passing woman accused him of not doing enough about ambulance delays and services.The Department of Health & Social Care later said: “The delivery on ambulances is an absolute priority for the government and NHS England.”,Continue Reading