Unreliable data: how doubt snowballed over Covid-19 drug research that swept the world

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Covid-19 investigations Unreliable data: how doubt snowballed over Covid-19 drug research that swept the world Manuel Negrete holds the anti-parasite drug ivermectin after buying it with a medical prescription Läs mer…

WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine trial after earlier halt over safety concerns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; World Health Organization Questions raised over study claiming drug linked to higher rate of mortality and heart problems in Covid-19 patients Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email Download Läs mer…

How were medical journals and WHO caught out over hydroxychloroquine?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Studies under microscope after Guardian investigation reveals flaws with data from US company Surgisphere Governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company Coronavirus Läs mer…

Oldest and largest Maya structure discovered in southern Mexico

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Site at Aguada Fénix found using lidar aerial laser technology Vast earth platform exceeds volume of Great Pyramid of Giza Scientists using an aerial remote-sensing method have discovered the Läs mer…

'We were packed like sardines': evidence grows of mass-event dangers early in pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Covid-19 investigations More from this series More from this series ’We were packed like sardines’: evidence grows of mass-event dangers early in pandemic Research appears to back up stories Läs mer…

Living near oil and gas wells linked to low birthweight in babies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oil Risk is greater in rural areas, according to study of nearly 3 million births over 10 years A pumpjack near homes in residential Signal Hill, California. Four of Läs mer…

Met police twice as likely to fine black people over lockdown breaches – research

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Police Clear disproportionality revealed in number of police arrests and fines in London Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Police officers in a patrol car in Läs mer…

Governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The World Health Organization and a number of national governments have changed their Covid-19 policies and treatments on the basis of flawed data from a little-known US healthcare analytics Läs mer…

Architect of Sweden’s coronavirus strategy admits too many died

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Anders Tegnell defends strategy but says there is ‘potential for improvement’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Sweden’s chief epidemiologist and the architect of its light-touch Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: India evacuates Covid-19 patients ahead of cyclone as Brazil deaths pass 30,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Zoom profits double; global cases pass 6.3m. Follow the latest updates Yemen faces tragedy as aid funding falls short by $1bn China Läs mer…

Keir Starmer: 'Boris Johnson has to get a grip and restore public confidence'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interview Rowena Mason Keir Starmer Interview Keir Starmer: ’Boris Johnson has to get a grip and restore public confidence’ Rowena Mason Labour leader says any rise in R-rate is Läs mer…

Covid-19 spilling out of hospitals and care homes, says UK expert

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Prof Neil Ferguson tells Lords committee cases will remain steady until September Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Prof Neil Ferguson told the Lords Läs mer…

Chris Whitty 'vetoed lowering of coronavirus alert level'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chris Whitty No 10 says England’s chief medical officer was responsible for keeping it at level four Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Sir Chris Whitty, Läs mer…

Isaac Newton proposed curing plague with toad vomit, unseen papers show

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Manuscripts Notes made in the shadow of a devastating outbreak show the great scientist sketching out some distinctly queasy remedies Here comes the science … Isaac Newton. Photograph: Imagno/Getty Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Dr Fauci says he hasn't spoken to Trump in two weeks as Pakistanis told to 'live with virus'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK’s 14-day quarantine rules criticised as ‘ridiculous’; Global deaths pass 375,000; Spain reports no new deaths for the first time since March. Follow the latest updates Fauci says he Läs mer…

Cutting edge: Japanese paper art inspires a non-slip shoe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Scientists use kirigami techniques to create a sole with pop-up, high-friction spikes Kirigami needle patches could be added to existing shoes or incorporated in the design. Photograph: Diemut Läs mer…

K number: what is the coronavirus metric that could be crucial as lockdown eases?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The K value sheds light on how the transmission rate varies and can help identify clusters Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage When deciding how and Läs mer…

Spate of possible UK coronavirus cases from 2019 come to light

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Deaths of people thought caused by other respiratory infections are being re-examined by doctors Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A day before the first confirmed Läs mer…

When there’s an app that can save lives, there will be no need to download it out of a sense of duty

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Coronavirus outbreak When there’s an app that can save lives, there will be no need to download it out of a sense of duty Stephanie Hare The NHS Läs mer…

The five: robots helping to tackle coronavirus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The five Robots Automatons have been chipping in with the effort to beat Covid, from disinfecting hospitals to delivering groceries A Boston Dynamics robot is being used to enforce Läs mer…