Antibody levels of Covid-19 patients decline quickly, small study shows

Levels of antibodies in people who have suffered Covid-19 reportedly falls sharply in the two to three months following their infection, a study showed, although the implications for patient immunity were unclear. According to research published in Nature Medicine during the preceding week, declining levels of antibodies raise concerns about the length of the immune […]

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia bars international pilgrims for Hajj

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMuslims from around the world perform Hajj every year in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has banned international visitors from making the Islamic pilgrimage, or Hajj, this year in a bid to control coronavirus. Only a very limited number of people currently living in the kingdom may […]

Covid-19 cases confirmed at Black Country meat factory that is set for closure

Tulip has had around a dozen staff at its site in George Henry Road Road test positive for coronavirus. The company has also confirmed it has reached a decision to close down its fresh pork manufacturing site following a collective consultation process with employee and union representatives. This was communicated to all employees upon the […]

Coronavirus deaths: 15 people die with COVID-19 in UK – lowest daily toll since mid-March | UK News

The number of people in the UK who have died with COVID-19 has risen by 15 to 42,647 – the lowest daily increase since mid-March. The government has also reported an increase in cases of below 1,000, with 958 positive results from 139,659 tests carried out in the 24-hour period up to 9am on Monday. Overall, a total […]

Coronavirus: 1,000 discharged to care homes without virus test

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Welsh Government has faced criticism for not testing everybody in care homes More than 1,000 hospital patients were discharged to Welsh care homes without a coronavirus test at the start of the outbreak. The Welsh Government confirmed 1,097 patients were sent from hospital to care homes without being tested […]

Catering staff hospitalised due to COVID-19 thank clinical colleagues for saving their lives

Staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd broke into a round of applause as two of their colleagues were discharged from hospital this month after beating COVID-19. Chef Danny Monserrate, 53, and Catering Assistant Rose Humphreys, 68, who work in the Catering Department at Ysbyty Gwynedd, both made emotional exits from the hospital after recovering from the virus. […]

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms second wave of infections

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South Korea seemed to have a grip on the virus Health officials in South Korea believe the country is going through a second wave of coronavirus, despite recording relatively low numbers. The country had been a success story in dealing with Covid-19, but now expects the pandemic to continue […]