Coronavirus scoring system could predict a patient’s death risk

An easy-to-use score for predicting the risk of death from Covid-19 could be used by medics to decide on the best form of care for patients, a pioneering new study has found. The 4C (Coronavirus Clinical Characterisation Consortium) Mortality Score uses readily available data to accurately categorise patients as being at low, intermediate, high, or […]

Subjecting the young to yet more Covid restrictions is stark staring mad

Here’s a wild idea: perhaps the young are getting back to normal, but being careful about seeing their grandparents? Or if they’re not, surely the message for these “potent spreaders” should not be, as Matt Hancock’s was this week, “Don’t kill your gran by catching...

how to have healthy lungs in time for winter

3. Try breathing exercises If you’ve already suffered a bout of severe coronavirus, you may have encountered what Dr Patel calls “patterns of dysfunctional breathing”, which is when people often breathe differently to how they normally would. “This is in...