The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for a “quarantine on politicising Covid-19” after facing criticism over the crisis.
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US President Donald Trump has threatened to cease sending US funds to the World Health Organisation (WHO), claiming that the international body “missed the call” on the coronavirus pandemic.
A biotechnology firm will test hundreds of patient samples daily on behalf of the health service.
This week marks 100 days since the World Health Organisation (WHO) received the first report of an unknown illness affecting a number of people falling ill in Wuhan, China.
Two of England’s top footballers have called on the public to “remain strong” during the coronavirus lockdown.
The first of the Government’s new Nightingale hospitals will open in London on Friday to continue the battle against coronavirus, hours after the Health Secretary pledged to dramatically boost testing figures.
The Health Secretary has pledged that 100,000 Covid-19 tests will be carried out per day in England by the end of April, as he set out a new five-part strategy to increase testing across the country.
The UK will carry out 100,000 Covid-19 tests per day by the end of April, Matt Hancock has said, as he set a new target as part of the Government’s testing strategy.
Boris Johnson is still showing signs of coronavirus, Downing Street has said, as it confirmed the Government is working with nine potential suppliers over a new Covid-19 antibody test.
The state of a person’s health before they become infected with Covid-19 appears to play a “crucial role” in determining how well they recover, global health leaders have said.
Boris Johnson has insisted testing is “the way” through the coronavirus crisis as the Government continues to face intense pressure over its policy.
Coronavirus patients could have their treatment withdrawn and offered to others who are more likely to survive, new guidance for doctors has warned.
Scotland’s youngest people ‘not being seriously affected’ by coronavirus, says Chief Medical Officer
Scotland's youngsters are showing signs of being less susceptible to Covid-19 - despite a major increase in the number of cases across the country.
New York officials have begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to a million more workers are needed to fight coronavirus, while the World Health Organisation warned that the pandemic is far from over in Asia as the worldwide toll passed 800,000.
Spain and Italy demanded more European help as they fight coronavirus infections amid the continent’s worst crisis since the Second World War.
There are half a million cases of coronavirus around the world, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
Boris Johnson, Matt Hancock and the Prince of Wales all said they had experienced “mild symptoms” after testing positive for coronavirus.
Children could be feeling fearful that they or their loved ones will die during the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have warned.
A financial package aimed at helping self-employed workers get through the coronavirus crisis will be announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the Government under growing pressure to throw the sector a lifeline.
Readers and online shoppers have been assured by health chiefs that it is safe to pick up a newspaper or package.
Annual uptake of childhood immunisations in Scotland remained high last year with just over 96% of children receiving the routine vaccinations in their first year, new figures show.
A series of missteps at the top public health agency in the US caused a critical shortage of reliable laboratory tests for the coronavirus, greatly impeding the government’s response to the pandemic.
Boris Johnson is being asked to personally intervene to ensure NHS workers get the masks, gloves and other protection they need while treating Covid-19 patients.
Young adults have been warned they are “not invincible” as world health leaders said they can still die from Covid-19 or be confined to hospital “for weeks”.
Tweets which promote fake treatments for the coronavirus or deny expert guidance will be marked as harmful and removed, the social network site said.
Coronavirus has forced communities around the globe into relative lockdown, severely restricting travel, shutting offices, schools and shops, and putting enormous strain on health services.
The first participant in a clinical trial for a vaccine to protect against the new coronavirus will receive an experimental dose on Monday, according to a US government official.
China has continued to ease the lockdown on Hubei – the source of the coronavirus outbreak – as the rest of the world mobilises against the pandemic.
Asian shares plunged, then recovered slightly as Friday the 13th brought still more turmoil to markets reeling from uncertainty over the coronavirus crisis.
Covid-19 “is the worst public health crisis for a generation”, the Prime Minister has said as the Government’s top scientist warned that up to 10,000 people in the UK are already infected.