Google searches ‘can predict Covid outbreaks two weeks before they happen’

A rise in people Googling terms such as “Covid symptoms”, “loss of smell” and “face mask” can predict coronavirus outbreaks more than two weeks before they happen, researchers have found. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic in the US looked at what people were searching for in the weeks before the first coronavirus cases occurred in 50 […]

‘The winter is going to hit our children’s mental health hard’

In the week leading up to BBC Children in Need’s live show on Friday 13 November, schools will be provided with video content, activities and advice for each theme, from Wicks and experts like Dr Radha Modgil, a GP and mental health specialist.   “The kids will be...