How an emailed offer of help from a Turkish T-shirt salesman led to a PPE fiasco

Exactly what happened next is unclear. According to sources, UK officials in Turkey did check the boxes of gowns supplied by Selegna to make sure they adhered to the agreed standards. After being given the go-ahead, RAF personnel dragged an initial consignment of around 67,000 gowns on to two more planes, which left for the […]

NHSX contract tracing app scrapes a ‘pass’ in official review

Britain’s contact tracing app has only just scraped a ‘pass’ in a review designed to test whether it could be used by the public, even as privately health chiefs appear to be U-turning on the project. The Daily Telegraph understands that the contact...

Coronavirus could be spread by sex, new research shows

The research team said Covid-19 could be seeded to the male reproductive tract, especially where there is local inflammation. “Even if the virus cannot replicate in the male reproductive system it may persist, possibly resulting from the privileged immunity of...