Number of people with coronavirus antibodies a third lower than thought, figures show

PHE said the earlier figures had excluded samples from blood donors aged over 70, who had been banned from giving blood when they were asked to stay at home during the lockdown. As a result, earlier figures showing the proportion of donors with antibodies appear to have given a misleading impression of the overall picture in […]

What’s next for Joe Wicks, the nation’s lockdown PE teacher?

How to keep under-sevens moving The culture in your household has huge impact, says Wicks. “Indie, aged two, is already learning that Daddy and Mummy go up to the gym to exercise. It’s so incredibly important. If all she saw was me on my laptop or phone, that would...

PHE study shows obesity can raise risk of Covid death by 90pc

Meanwhile, sales of alcohol from shops rose by 30 per cent – though it notes that this may have simply substituted for drinks normally bought in pubs or restaurants. And those of sweets were up by a fifth, with those of sweet baking ingredients up 22 per cent,...