Caprice reveals grandma, 91, has died of Covid as she urges fans to take ‘evil virus’ seriously

Caprice has revealed that her beloved grandma has died of Covid, saying she will miss her ‘with all my broken heart’. The model, 49, shared several personal snaps to Instagram on Friday as she explained that her family member passed away at the age of 91. As well as paying tribute, the grieving star urged … Read more Caprice reveals grandma, 91, has died of Covid as she urges fans to take ‘evil virus’ seriously

Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to beat immune system

Britain could face even more super-strains of coronavirus as surging infections across the globe fuel the chances of the virus mutating to beat the immune system, scientists say. More than 90million cases have been recorded worldwide since the pandemic began, with the positive test numbers surging 33.8 per cent in the last two months. There … Read more Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to beat immune system

Covid UK: Circus veteran Gerry Cottle dies at 75 after catching virus

Circus veteran Gerry Cottle dies at 75 after catching Covid-19… just a week before he was due to be vaccinated Circuis legend Gerry Cottle has died aged 75 after contracting Covid He died at a Bath hospital just a week before he was due to be vaccinated Mr Cottle found fame in the 1970s when … Read more Covid UK: Circus veteran Gerry Cottle dies at 75 after catching virus

Covid Germany: Angela Merkel says ‘BRITISH virus’ must be stopped

Angela Merkel has warned Germany will see ten times as many Covid cases by Easter if they ‘don’t manage to stop this British virus’. The Chancellor told lawmakers in her conservative party that she expects the latest lockdown to last until April to stop the spread of a more-infectious mutant strain that first emerged in the … Read more Covid Germany: Angela Merkel says ‘BRITISH virus’ must be stopped

Angela Merkel warns Germany’s Covid cases will rise TENFOLD’ if they don’t stop ‘BRITISH virus’

Angela Merkel has warned Germany will see ten times as many Covid cases by Easter if they ‘don’t manage to stop this British virus’. The Chancellor told lawmakers in her conservative party that she expects the latest lockdown to last until April to stop the spread of a more-infectious mutant strain that first emerged in the … Read more Angela Merkel warns Germany’s Covid cases will rise TENFOLD’ if they don’t stop ‘BRITISH virus’

One year since China announced first ‘mystery virus’ death, Wuhan says it’s ‘the safest in world’

One year ago, China announced the first death from a new virus in Wuhan – 12 months later, Covid-19 has claimed 1.9 million lives in an unrelenting march across the world. But in the central Chinese city of 11 million where the first known outbreak started, the virus has been extinguished and residents are proud … Read more One year since China announced first ‘mystery virus’ death, Wuhan says it’s ‘the safest in world’

Key workers to be tested for Covid-19 twice a week in bid to ‘break the chain’ of passing on virus

Key workers are to be tested for Covid-19 twice a week in bid to ‘break the chain’ of people passing on the virus without knowing they have it Key workers unable to work from home will be eligible for two Covid tests a week Lateral flow tests will become a key way to avoid current … Read more Key workers to be tested for Covid-19 twice a week in bid to ‘break the chain’ of passing on virus

Pregnant women who catch Covid may pass on the virus to their babies

Pregnant women who catch Covid may pass on the virus to their babies as some infants test positive within hours of birth, study shows Some babies develop COVID-19 within hours of their birth, according to study  Five out of 139 newborns from infected mothers were diagnosed within hours  Confirming Covid-19 transmission from mother to newborn … Read more Pregnant women who catch Covid may pass on the virus to their babies

Facebook data could be used to predict and track virus outbreaks before they even happen

Facebook data could be used to predict and track virus outbreaks before they even happen Australian researchers built model for Facebook to predict how clusters spread  Data useful in early days of an outbreak, before new cases reach dozens a day  Dr Cameron Zachreson suggests Berala cluster could benefit from new model He has already … Read more Facebook data could be used to predict and track virus outbreaks before they even happen

SARAH VINE: No one gets a second childhood. Why must THEY pay the price for the virus?

Since the 1870s, when Britain stopped sending children up chimneys, this country has upheld its commitment to the care of the young. As of Monday, when it was announced that all schools would have to close until mid-February at the earliest, that principle is now in question. It is clear to me, and to other … Read more SARAH VINE: No one gets a second childhood. Why must THEY pay the price for the virus?