Climate crisis: world now at its hottest for 12,000 years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The planet is now hotter than it has been for at least 12,000 years, a period spanning the entire development of human civilisation, according to new research. The analysis Läs mer…

Hospital incursions by Covid deniers putting lives at risk, say leaders

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lives are being put at risk and the care of patients disrupted by a spate of hospital incursions from Covid-19 deniers whose online activity is channelling hatred against NHS Läs mer…

AstraZeneca denies pulling out of talks as EU Covid vaccine row deepens

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A row over coronavirus vaccine shortages in the EU has descended into farce as AstraZeneca denied claims by the European commission that it had pulled out of a crunch Läs mer…

Here are five ways the government could have avoided 100,000 Covid deaths | Devi Sridhar

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yesterday Britain passed a grim milestone. A further 1,631 deaths from Covid-19 were recorded, taking the official tally above 100,000, though data from the Office for National Statistics suggests Läs mer…

China starts using anal swabs to test 'high-risk' people for Covid

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China has begun using anal swabs to test those it considers to be at high risk of contracting Covid-19, state TV has reported. Officials took anal swabs from residents Läs mer…

Most poor countries will not achieve mass Covid-19 immunisation until 2024

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Forecast predicts handful of developed countries fully vaccinated by late 2021 while others race to catch up Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Most poor countries Läs mer…

French self-esteem hit after Pasteur Institute abandons Covid vaccine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; French politicians have reacted with dismay to news that the prestigious Pasteur Institute is abandoning its main coronavirus vaccine after disappointing test results. Researchers at the institute said clinical Läs mer…

EU means business over Covid vaccine exports, says Von der Leyen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Commission president says firms must deliver on orders after AstraZeneca warns of shortfall Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The EU “means business”, Ursula von der Läs mer…

Should we worry about claims AstraZeneca jab has 8% efficacy in over-65s?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A row has broken out after German newspapers suggested the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine might have a lower efficacy among the over-65s. Below we take a look at the claims, and Läs mer…

German government challenges AstraZeneca Covid vaccine efficacy reports

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The German government has challenged reports of a lower-than-expected efficacy rate of the AstraZeneca vaccine for older people, while reiterating concerns about the British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant’s data reporting. An Läs mer…

Covid linked to risk of mental illness and brain disorder, study suggests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One in eight people who have had Covid-19 are diagnosed with their first psychiatric or neurological illness within six months of testing positive for the virus, a new analysis Läs mer…

Germany to administer Covid drugs used to treat Donald Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Country will be first in EU to use antibody cocktails after government buys 200,000 doses Specialist clinics in Germany will this week become the first hospitals in the EU Läs mer…

Johnson 'looking at potential of relaxing some lockdown measures' next month

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; PM says government will review data before 15 February but highlights risk of ‘premature relaxation’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The government will look at Läs mer…

Global coronavirus report: Mexico's president tests positive; Joe Biden to reinstate travel bans

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrado – who has long been accused of complacency in his approach to the pandemic – has tested positive for Covid-19 and is undergoing Läs mer…

UK vaccine adviser says delay of Covid second dose will save lives

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; JCVI deputy chair defends extended gap between jabs as Hancock warns end of restrictions ‘long way off’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A representative of Läs mer…

‘I worry about their social skills’: parents on children's screen time in lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The worst part of the pandemic for 11-year-old Sandy is that he can’t see his friends. The best part is that limits on how much time he spends online Läs mer…

WHO platform for pharmaceutical firms unused since pandemic began

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A World Health Organization program for pharmaceutical companies to voluntarily share Covid-19 related knowledge, treatments and technology so they can be more widely distributed has attracted zero contributions in Läs mer…

Spacewatch: Bezos's Blue Origin 'really close' to flying humans

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jeff Bezos’s space travel company, Blue Origin, says it is “getting really close” to flying humans after the successful completion of its 14th mission into space on 14 January. Läs mer…

The five: space missions for 2021

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After 2020, anyone would be forgiven for wanting to escape Earth, and Mars, the moon and the asteroid belt beckon This Nasa telescope, which is to replace the Hubble, Läs mer…