Coronavirus home-testing kits available to the public ‘within weeks’

Coronavirus home-testing kits available to the public ‘within weeks’

Coronavirus home-testing kits to check if individuals have ever had the virus could be available via Amazon or Boots within weeks, health chiefs have said.  Following warnings that the outbreak is likely to peak around Easter, senior officials laid out plans to ramp up testing of NHS staff, patients and the wider British public. It came […]
how soon they show and what to look out for

how soon they show and what to look out for

The new coronavirus (Covid-19) is spreading fast. More than 467,000 people are known to be infected, and more than 21,000 deaths have been recorded worldwide. The bulk of new cases being recorded each day are now outside China, and the virus is spreading at some speed...
When will coronavirus peak in the UK?

When will coronavirus peak in the UK?

While scientists speculate that coronavirus could be with us for months to come, public health officials are trying to work out when the virus might peak, and how its spread can be slowed. In fact, despite measures such as closing shops, pubs, restaurants and theatres...
How does a coronavirus home test kit work, and how do I get one?

How does a coronavirus home test kit work, and how do I get one?

The Government has announced that Britons will be able to conduct coronavirus antibody tests at home within a matter of days with finger-prick kits that will be available from Amazon and Boots. But what are these tests – and do they work? What is an antibody...