Coronavirus research projects on NHS patients fast tracked in 24 hours to deal with ‘unprecedented’ demand

Coronavirus research projects on NHS patients fast tracked in 24 hours to deal with ‘unprecedented’ demand

Coronavirus-related NHS research projects have been fast-tracked by the regulator, with approval times slashed from 60 days to just 24 hours amid an unprecedented number of applications. More than 350 studies into Covid-19 have been approved by the Health Research Authority (HRA) since mid-March, among them, 52 deemed urgent public health studies, funded by Government, […]
No coronavirus threat from cricket balls, new research concludes

No coronavirus threat from cricket balls, new research concludes

A senior scientific adviser for the Government also said there was no scientific reason why cricket was a coronavirus risk. “It’s not something we are going to review scientifically,” the adviser said. “I don’t think the ball is a big...