New local testing site opened in Central Bedfordshire – Cranfield University

A new walk-through coronavirus testing facility is to open for those with symptoms to book appointments at Cranfield University, Medway Court, Building 3, in Central Bedfordshire, as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to continue to improve the accessibility of coronavirus testing for local communities. Testing is available only for those with coronavirus symptoms – […]

How lockdown is affecting relationships – UEA

A team of experts is investigating how the coronavirus lockdown has impacted on people’s relationships and routines. Social researchers from The University of Manchester, University of East Anglia, University of Nottingham, and London Metropolitan University, have launched a nationwide questionnaire to explore how personal relationships may have changed during lockdown, including how confinement has impacted […]

Transmission must be reduced by 65% to control pandemic – Imperial College London

Imperial’s Professor Neil Ferguson says that the UK must keep coronavirus transmission suppressed by around 65% to control the pandemic. Professor Ferguson – who has led Imperial’s Covid-19 Response team – gave evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee earlier today. The Science and Technology Committee were speaking with UK academics to […]

New study on mental health consequences of severe coronavirus infections – King’s College London

A collaborative study between King’s College London and UCL has found that nearly a third of patients with severe coronavirus infections experienced a range of psychiatric problems in the months and years after infection. These include post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety disorders as well as symptoms such as poor concentration, irritability and insomnia. Published […]

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