Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and son test positive for COVID-19

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amitabh Bachchan, one of India’s best known movie stars, has tested positive for COVID-19 together with his actor son Abhishek Bachchan, they said late on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan leaves after attending the wedding ceremony of Isha Ambani, the daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, in […]

Man plans to sue NHS after cancer surgery delayed due to coronavirus | Society

A former senior NHS official plans to sue the organisation after he had to pay a private hospital £20,000 for potentially life-saving cancer surgery because NHS care was suspended due to Covid-19. Rob McMahon, 68, decided to seek private treatment after Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS trust told him that he would have to wait much […]

Coronavirus: Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan tests positive

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bachchan has been a star for five decades Amitabh Bachchan, one of India’s best known film actors, has tested positive for Covid-19, he told his millions of Twitter followers. “I have tested Covid positive, shifted to hospital, hospital informing authorities, family and staff undergone tests, results awaited,” he wrote. His […]

Four more coronavirus deaths across Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire

Saturday’s announcement takes the Covid-19 death toll in the region’s hospitals to 2,538. An additional 607 people have died in care homes across the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire after contracting the virus. The latest UK-wide death toll released by the Government, which includes deaths in and out of hospitals, increased by 148 to 44,798. […]

UK deaths from confirmed COVID-19 cases rise by 148 to 44,798

A man wearing a face shield and gloves is pictured on the first weekend of Llandudno Pier being reopened as restrictions are eased following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Llandudno, Wales, Britain July 11, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 44,798, up […]

Serbian police arrest 71 in coronavirus protests | World news

Serbian police have detained 71 people after clashes during a fourth night of anti-government protests that were initially sparked by the announcement of a new coronavirus lockdown, a senior police official has said. Fourteen police officers were injured when hundreds of demonstrators tried to storm the parliament building in downtown Belgrade on Friday evening, the […]

How Covid-19 can damage the brain

Not only does Covid-19 damage the lungs, heart and kidneys, it can also cause severe brain damage – with patients suffering neurological conditions including paranoia and hallucinations, a British scientific study has revealed. Following her discharge from hospital after being treated for symptoms of Covid-19, a 55 year-old British woman started hallucinating, seeing monkeys and […]