Tag Archives: COVID19

Are London’s Covid-19 hotspots linked by the UNDERGROUND?

Are London’s Covid-19 hotspots linked by the UNDERGROUND? Map shows striking resemblance between the tube network and infection rates across the capital Coronavirus cases appear to be centered along the 11 tube lines in London despite being widespread  Areas in the north west and north east could be suffering more for this reason compared to the south… Read More »

NHS Covid-19 app: England and Wales get smartphone contact tracing for over-16s

By Leo Kelion & Rory Cellan-JonesTechnology reporters Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic People living in England and Wales are being urged to download the government’s official contact-tracing app following its official release. NHS Covid-19 instructs users to self-isolate for 14 days if it detects they were nearby someone who has the virus. It also has a… Read More »

Britain records nearly 4,000 new Covid-19 cases in highest daily total since MAY

Britain records nearly 4,000 new Covid-19 cases in highest daily total since MAY – but lack of testing at peak of crisis means resurgence of the disease is likely nowhere near levels seen during first wave in March and April The seven-day average is now 3,286 compared with 2,358 last Wednesday – a 40 per… Read More »

BioNTech, CureVac bag $745M in German funding for COVID-19 vaccine hopefuls

Two German biotechs, BioNTech and CureVac, have been at the cutting edge of the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine—a time-consuming and costly process. In order to get both over the finish line, the German government is making a big investment in both candidates’ development. The German government has awarded the mRNA-based vaccine makers a combined… Read More »