Is the NYC variant driving a covid resurgence in the former epicenter?

After a steep decline in daily COVID-19 cases in New York City, daily infections are now staying stubbornly high at 3,700.   The stagnation coincides with the arrival of a tempting suspect on the scene: a variant known as B1526 that first emerged in Upper Manhattan in November.  As of the most recent data, from February … Read more

Sage member calls for children to get Covid jab ‘as fast as we can’ to avoid ‘risk of a resurgence’

A senior government advisor has said children should be vaccinated quickly to prevent ‘a significant risk of resurgence’ when the country emerges out of lockdown.  Professor John Edmunds, an adviser to the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies, said that until ‘everyone’, including children, was jabbed, a ‘significant risk of a resurgence’ remained.  He told … Read more

Moscow’s bars and restaurants are packed as a resurgence of coronavirus sweeps Russia

Moscow’s bars and restaurants continue to be packed with carefree customers who ignore social distancing and shun face masks despite the resurgence of coronavirus infections sweeping Russia.  The outbreak in Russia this month is breaking the records set in the spring, when a lockdown to slow the spread of the virus was put in place. … Read more

Rebecca Judd slammed for blaming ‘a very small minority’ for Melbourne’s COVID resurgence

‘How is she an expert?’ WAG Rebecca Judd is slammed after she blamed ‘a very small minority’ for Melbourne’s coronavirus resurgence By Monique Friedlander and Chloe Lee-longhetti For Daily Mail Australia Published: 00:32 BST, 9 July 2020 | Updated: 00:34 BST, 9 July 2020 Rebecca Judd has ruffled feathers for blaming ‘a very small minority’ … Read more

Oncimmune highlights the resurgence of Britain’s biotech sector

A resurgence in Britain’s small-cap biotech sector has been one of the few good things to come out of the coronavirus pandemic. As governments have hunted for vaccines, diagnostic tools and treatments, the speed and flexibility of the UK’s smaller biotech constituents has been increasingly recognised, funding for companies become more easily available and the … Read more

Trendy quartz kitchen and bathroom counter tops ‘fuel resurgence in oldest occupational disease’

The fashion craze for trendy quartz kitchen and bathroom counter tops is putting workmen at risk of a ‘new asbestos’ disease that can lead to chest infections, heart failure and lung cancer.   Almost 40 per cent of masons who worked on the stone developed lung problems nine years afterwards, even if they had moved jobs, … Read more