Scientists hit out at warning of 50,000 Covid cases a day

Improved care, new treatments and a change in the demographics of those infected mean the survival rate is now far higher than it was at the start of the pandemic. Flu is currently far more deadly.  The briefing also appeared to back this up. Sir Patrick warned Britain was heading to around 200 deaths a […]

‘Being in lockdown cured my anxiety’

As I began to investigate why I felt this way, I discovered I wasn’t the only one. People were tentatively taking to social media to admit they felt like they had a chance to switch off for the first time during lockdown. People were finding clarity in stress, and...

NHS Test and Trace boss sent daughter to school with sore throat

Those without symptoms should not be seeking tests, even if they have come into contact with a person who later tests positive for Covid, said the former TalkTalk chief executive. “All of us can play a role in making sure that we only come forward for a test if...

Eating a healthy diet is too expensive for many Britons, research finds

Too few people can afford to eat a healthy diet, a new report shining a light on Britain’s ‘broken food system’ has found. The annual Broken Plate report, which was published by the Food Foundation on Monday, has found that healthier foods are much more expensive than...