Coronavirus: Airlines set for ‘worst’ year on record

Image copyright Getty Images The plunge in travel caused by the coronavirus will drive airline losses of more than $84bn (£66bn) this year, a global industry group has warned. The International Air Transport Association, which has 290 member airlines, said revenues would drop to $419bn, down 50% from 2019. That is steeper than initially forecast […]

Coronavirus lockdown: All shops can open on Monday in England

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Signs remind shoppers of social distancing rules in a River Island store in Liverpool All non-essential shops will be allowed to reopen in England on Monday, the business secretary has confirmed. Alok Sharma said “we continue to meet” the government’s five tests for lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions. He said […]

Engaging physicians during COVID-19 – PMLiVE

COVID-19 has drastically changed the lives of healthcare professionals. They are emotionally and physically drained and under huge amounts of pressure. They also need pharma’s help. Senior Consultant Pany Koizi outlines five principles for engaging with physicians during the pandemic. PANY KOIZI, NATASHA COWAN|9TH JUNE 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has touched all of us, altering […]

Coronavirus in Wales: Face coverings recommended for use in Wales

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople are being asked to wear three-layer face coverings when social distancing is not possible People in Wales are being asked to wear three-layer face coverings in situations where social distancing is not possible – including on public transport. But Health Minister Vaughan Gething stopped sort of […]

Coronavirus: Asymptomatic transmission ‘very rare’

Image copyright Getty Images People with coronavirus but no symptoms infecting others is “very rare”, a World Health Organization scientist has said. Although a proportion of people test positive with no symptoms, it is believed these infections are mostly not passed on. But people can pass on the disease just before symptoms develop. The evidence […]