Covid-19 death toll may be less than half of what has been recorded

Covid-19 death toll may be less than half of what has been recorded

The total number of deaths, rather than what is on the death certificates, should be used to judge the impact of the virus, he said, estimating the real death toll to be  20,000 to 30,000.  He said: “ It could end up that more people have died because of lack of...
Covid-19’s ‘devastating’ impact on cancer services

Covid-19’s ‘devastating’ impact on cancer services

Covid-19 has “wreaked havoc” on cancer services, experts have said, as new data reveals referrals fell to their lowest ever levels in the first full month of lockdown, NHS figures show that numbers more than halved between March and April. The statistics also revealed...
Cancer has spread to my lungs

Cancer has spread to my lungs

George Alagiah has said a check-up for Covid-19 revealed that his long-term cancer had spread to the lungs, but it is not time to set his affairs in order.  The BBC newsreader was first received treatment in 2014 for bowel cancer which spread to his liver and lymph...