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Coronavirus: Severe mental health problems rise amid pandemic

Doctors are seeing a rise in people reporting severe mental health difficulties, a group of NHS leaders says. It follows a more than 30% drop in referrals to mental health services during the peak of the pandemic. But there are predictions that the recent rise will mean demand actually outstrips pre-coronavirus levels – perhaps by… Read More »

Several students, staff at Georgia high school in viral picture contract coronavirus

Health News In this photo posted on Twitter, students crowd a hallway, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Ga. (Twitter via AP, File) Days after a photo showing students in a jam-packed hallway at a Georgia high school made rounds on the internet, nine people have tested positive for COVID-19.… Read More »

Coronavirus pandemic shows no sign of slowing across South America

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How 90-min coronavirus test ‘size of printer cartridge’ works as NHS snaps up game changer

Rapid coronavirus tests are being rolled out by the Government that will return results in less than 90 minutes. The tests have been hailed as a crucial instrument in the fight against the pandemic, especially for the NHS as the UK heads into colder months. Professor Chris Toumazou, the Chief Executive of one of the… Read More »

As US passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths, experts at Johns Hopkins call for reset in national response

The first death in the US was reported on February 29. The country reached 50,000 deaths 54 days later on April 23, and 34 days later, on May 27, crossed 100,000 deaths. It has taken 63 days to add another 50,000 to reach the 150,000 mark. The country’s coronavirus death toll was 150,676 as of… Read More »