Being male or overweight can lead to more serious COVID-19 hospital admissions – University of Liverpool

New UK research has found that being male or obese reduces chance of survival from severe coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to the Department of Health COVID-19 can be more severe in older people and people with chronic heart, lung, and kidney disease, a weakened immune system, diabetes, and some cancers. However, less is known about […]

Cambridge to spearhead £20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus – University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is to take a leading role in a major national effort to help understand and control the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) announced today by the Government and the UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser. Through a £20 million investment administered by the University, the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium – comprised of the NHS, […]

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