Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Could the novel coronavirus become a seasonal virus? New study suggests yes — but not yet

The novel coronavirus may one day become a seasonal virus like the flu — but that day won’t come until herd immunity is achieved, according to the findings of a recent review published in Frontiers in Public Health. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 infection, will likely become seasonal “in countries with temperate climates”… Read More »

Coronavirus treatment breakthrough: Cheap hydrocortisone steroid drastically cuts deaths

Hydrocortisone, an anti-inflammatory drug, could save one in every 12 patients, according to new research conducted by Imperial College London and the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre. The researchers discovered that patients receiving intensive care who were treated with hydrocortisone for seven days had a 93 percent chance of a better recovery compared… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: Meetings banned in Oldham, Blackburn, Pendle

Households in Oldham and Blackburn are BANNED from meeting together from today as the Government unveils its latest local lockdown rules Number 10 agreed the tougher restrictions for Oldham, Pendle and Blackburn with local council bosses Officials stopped short of imposing full lockdowns on the three authorities and ordering businesses to shut Wigan, Darwen and… Read More »