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No. Vaccines against pneumonia, such as pneumococcal vaccine and Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib) vaccine, do not provide protection against the new coronavirus. The virus is so new and different that it needs its own vaccine. Researchers are trying to develop a vaccine against 2019-nCoV, and WHO is supportingRead More
Entrectinib, which could prove to be a revolutionary treatment for a range of cancers, has been recommended by NICE for use on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF). As a histology independent treatment, entrectinib targets all solid tumours which have a certain genetic mutation (a neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK)Read More
No. Hand dryers are not effective in killing the 2019-nCoV. To protect yourself against the new coronavirus, you should frequently clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Once your hands are cleaned, you should dry them thoroughly by using paper towelsRead More
In early 2020, it seemed like people with diabetes were disproportionately dying with COVID-19, but the data provided more questions than answers. What type of diabetes did people have? Were people dying because the condition itself put them at greater risk, or because those with it tend to beRead More
Coronaviruses are zoonotic viruses. That means they commonly affect animals, such as: birds bats camels pigs In rare cases, coronaviruses “jump” species, which means they’re transmitted from an animal with an infection to a human through direct or indirect contact. Scientists call this event a zoonotic spilloverTrusted Source. WhenRead More
A virus is considered to be “airborne” if you can catch it from inhaling aerosols from the air – without being directly coughed on (aerosols are the particles of spit and mucus you emit when talking, sneezing, coughing, or even laughing). This can happen if an infected person coughsRead More
Judith Richardson, Acting Director for Health and Social Care at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), discusses her views on the latest NICE impact report on children’s and young people’s healthcare. Children and young people make up 21% of the population of England, account for 23% of accidentRead More
Coronaviruses have all their genetic material in something called RNA (ribonucleic acid). RNA has some similarities to DNA, but they aren’t the same. When viruses infect you, they attach to your cells, get inside them, and make copies of their RNA, which helps them spread. If there’s a copyingRead More
Technology solutions specialist Avoira has launched a range of smart temperature detection camera packages to help businesses and public sector organisations combat the spread of Covid-19. The artificial intelligence (AI) powered solutions take just one second to detect a person’s skin-surface temperature and can scan not just individuals butRead More
Coronaviruses are named for the crown-like spikes on their surface. There are four main sub-groupings of coronaviruses, known as alpha, beta, gamma, and delta. Human coronaviruses were first identified in the mid-1960s. The seven coronaviruses that can infect people are: Common human coronaviruses 229E (alpha coronavirus) NL63 (alpha coronavirus)Read More
Frontline staff and volunteers at the forefront of the national coronavirus response across England will be able to access a new psychological first aid training course online today for free, being offered by Public Health England (PHE). The training will equip staff with the necessary skills and awareness to provide supportRead More