What is a ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown, and how could it help curb rising Covid-19 cases?

His intervention provoked a bitter backlash from the Government, with a “senior source” branding him a “shameless opportunist”. However, the public seem to be of the same mind as the Labour leader – 54 per cent of people surveyed by YouGov on Tuesday said they feel the Government should have introduced a national lockdown in September, while […]

Covid-19 could make sufferers permanently deaf, scientists warn

Coronavirus can make patients permanently deaf, scientists have warned after the first reported case in the UK. Details have emerged of a 45-year-old man who experienced sudden hearing loss in one ear while being treated in hospital for Covid-19. The problem first...

Parents with young children could be protected against severe Covid-19

Parents with young children may be protected against severe Covid-19 symptoms because their immune systems are boosted by regularly catching coughs and colds, a study has found. A team of scientists believes exposure to seasonal coronaviruses from the same family as...