Heart attack victims missing vital treatment because of coronavirus fears

On April 25, Sir Simon Stevens, the chief executive of the NHS, had to launch a new drive to persuade the public to seek the urgent care and treatment they need. Experts said it was vital that anyone with chest pain called an ambulance immediately, because every minute of delay increases the risk of dying or […]

Your new face mask etiquette guide

It should be self-evident that for a mask to be of any use it needs to cover both the mouth and the nose. But, you may have noticed, not everyone has yet got the memo.  As for what type to wear, there are various options. The World Health Organisation says a fabric...

Mothers can pass coronavirus to babies in the womb, study suggests

The baby was born early by Caesarean section because of concerns about his heart rate racing prior to birth, which may have been caused because his mother had a high fever caused by Covid-19.  The mother was discharged six days after the birth, but the baby was...