Third Covid wave could start NEXT WEEK but won’t be as bad as January, say Sage

THE THIRD Covid wave could start next week when restrictions are eased again. But new modelling by scientists shows it won’t be anywhere near as bad as the January peak due to vaccines. ? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates Infections will inevitably rise following the May 17 unlocking, which will see indoor […]

Indian covid sufferers are now contracting deadly 'black fungus'

Indian covid sufferers are now contracting deadly ‘black fungus’ infection with spike causing a shortage of the drugs to treat it Mucormycosis is often most aggressive when immune system is weakened  In Ahmedabad city, cases are up by four to five times compared to pre-Covid Gujarat has ordered special wards to treat the fungus in […]

Britons catching Covid after vaccination get milder symptoms

Vaccinated Britons who catch Covid get a milder form of the disease and suffer fewer tell-tale symptoms, study warns King’s College London scientists found a third had classic Covid symptoms But among the un-vaccinated more than half had the three key signs of the virus Studies show Covid vaccines block hospitalisation and death in nearly […]

Covid ‘NAILS’ are latest new symptom to watch out for, says top expert

“COVID nails” could be a sign that you have suffered the disease, a top expert has warned. People who have a “clear line” growing out of their nail have been told it may be because they have previously been infected. ? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates Recommended: Martin Compston understands Line Of Duty […]

UK's Covid deaths fall by more than three quarters in a week

UK records seven Covid deaths – down 75% in a week – while cases drop seven per cent to 1,907 as UK shows no sign of post-lockdown surge Cases of coronavirus in the UK fell slightly to 1,907 from last Saturday’s 2,061  Britons will be allowed to hug their family and friends in just over […]

Lateral flow Covid tests could ‘drive up infection rates’ as lockdown eases

LATERAL flow coronavirus tests could drive up infection rates as lockdown restrictions ease, experts have warned. The government has rolled out free rapid Covid tests that produce results within 30 minutes – in order to get the country back on its feet as more venues start to reopen. ? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest […]

COVID surge swallowing people in India, footage shows people dead in streets

More On: india Oil prices fall as India’s COVID-19 surge dents demand outlook US sending supplies, aid to India amid record COVID cases Indian government asks Twitter to take down criticism of its COVID-19 response India’s hospitals and crematoriums overwhelmed as COVID-19 surges People in India are dying in the streets amid a catastrophic surge […]