One in five hospital coronavirus patients caught the illness on wards

One in five hospital coronavirus patients caught the illness on wards

Papers published by Sage on Friday show that, at the peak of the epidemic, transmission within hospitals was believed to account for up to 22 per cent of hospitalised patients and up to 11 per cent of deaths. The research, prepared for the Cabinet Office, says these figures do not include staff or those attending […]
I want my friends to break lockdown to see me before I die

I want my friends to break lockdown to see me before I die

There are few better at understanding risk in all its forms than Wheeler, the millionaire founder of City spread betting company IG Index. He has been in or around important people for the past 50 years, dining with the Queen and Princess Margaret, playing bridge with...
Thousands of patients discharged into care homes without vital tests

Thousands of patients discharged into care homes without vital tests

The Trump administration does not have to issue an emergency rule requiring employers to protect workers from the coronavirus, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of...