Health experts have urged people to take extra precautions to keep their loved ones safe over the Christmas period.
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Social restrictions could start to be eased by spring, one scientist has said, after the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca published their early trial data for their Covid vaccine.
The results of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University coronavirus vaccine study have been long anticipated, and they follow researchers reporting positive preliminary trial results for other candidates.
Many of the side-effects from taking statins could be caused by people thinking it will make them ill – rather than from the drug itself, a new study suggests.
The UK has recorded its highest daily number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began amid concern that infections are rising quickly among the elderly.
Around 100,000 new coronavirus infections were occurring per day in England at the start of the second lockdown, new research suggests.
The UK is making plans to roll out a coronavirus vaccine as soon as one is approved.
A rapid £10 coronavirus test that can be used on “bubbles” of up to 10 people at once has been launched for British consumers.
A coronavirus vaccine is not a silver bullet and will not bring the pandemic to an end, an expert has said.
A coronavirus vaccine does not mean things can go back to normal – and it will help, but not be a game changer, an expert has warned.
Nearly a fifth of England will soon be under the toughest coronavirus restrictions as the number of patients in hospital continues to rise.
Nearly a fifth of England will be under the toughest coronavirus restrictions after West Yorkshire became the latest area to be placed in Tier 3.
Pressure to impose a national lockdown in England is mounting as the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb and more than a dozen areas are due to move into a higher level of restrictions.
Pressure to impose a national lockdown in England is intensifying as concerns grow over the effectiveness of the current restrictions.
The Government is considering the rapid unrolling of saliva-based coronavirus kits in a bid to test up to 10% of England’s population every week, according to reports.
The second wave of coronavirus in England has reached a “critical stage”, with infections doubling approximately every nine days, experts have said.
Artificial intelligence (AI) can help treat brain tumours by studying a particular muscle in the head, scientists have said.
Vaccines against Covid-19 could still be effective despite a new study suggesting antibody levels fall “quite rapidly” after coronavirus infection, scientists leading the research have said.
Scientists have found that coronavirus immunity could only last a few months after a study revealed a decline in protective antibodies.
A type of wrinkled pea may help control blood sugar levels and could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.
Test subjects could be exposed to the new coronavirus in controlled settings from January in a bid to speed up vaccine development, officials have confirmed.
Restrictions across the north of England may be pushing down the growth of the coronavirus epidemic, the leader of a large-scale Covid-19 study has said.
Early results from the largest Covid-19 study in England show around one in 200 people were infected with coronavirus.
Scientists have created a detailed map of the human heart that could guide personalised treatments.
Covid-19 human challenge trials in which healthy volunteers are deliberately infected with coronavirus to assess the effectiveness of potential vaccines will reportedly take place in London.
A coronavirus vaccine being developed by Imperial College London could be approved for use by the middle of next year, an expert has said.
Coronavirus cases in England were doubling every seven to eight days at the beginning of September, new data suggests.
Many countries are falling behind on global commitments to tackle premature deaths from chronic diseases, such as diabetes, lung cancer and heart disease, new research indicates.
A scientist heading the human trials for a possible Covid-19 vaccine has said volunteers are “critically important” to their research.
Researchers in the UK are not able to agree on when they think a coronavirus vaccine will be available, but they seem optimistic that one will be developed.