the long-term severe effects of Covid-19 that can go on for months

In terms of the long-term impact of the virus on the body, Prof Bolton said there is some awareness of longer-term scarring on the lungs. “We are aware that in a small proportion of patients there may have been some persistent scarring and that is different. There are...

Restart screening or risk ‘cancer crisis’, campaigners warn

“Cancer will not stop because of this pandemic,” the charity said. “Early diagnosis followed by swift access to the most effective treatment remains as important as it’s ever been for survival. “Despite national guidelines stating that urgent and essential cancer...

Track and trace trial ‘goes live today’

Security minister James Brokenshire said he is unable to give a definitive timeline for when the tracing app will be rolled out nationwide. Mr Brokenshire told BBC Breakfast: “Track and trace has a number of different components to it. You’re right, you...