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expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 – an additional 116 … read more

expert reaction to preprint paper on COVID-19 testing in four London care homes, documenting clinical features and outcomes

A preprint, an unpublished study posted on medRxiv, looked at COVID-19 testing in four London care homes, and documented clinical … read more

Digest of the ONS stats on COVID-19 deaths

As has happened for the last few weeks, we had three experts who had kindly offered to look through the … read more

expert reaction to queries about COVID-19 affecting people’s eyesight

There have been questions from journalists regarding the claims of Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson around the affect of COVID-19 … read more

expert reaction to announcement that remdesivir will be available to some patients via the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS)

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have announced that remdesivir will be available to some patients via the … read more

expert reaction to latest ONS stats on deaths in England and Wales up to week ending 15 May 2020

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have released the latest data for deaths in England an Wales, including deaths from … read more

expert reaction to WHO temporarily suspending a trial into hydroxychloroquine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have announced the temporary suspension of a trial into hydroxychloroquine.   Prof Peter Horby, Professor … read more

expert reaction to study on COVID-19 and a faulty gene linked to dementia

A study, published in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, reports on COVID-19 and a faulty gene linked to dementia. … read more

expert reaction to Dominic Cummings’ statements

Dominic Cummings, the Prime Minister’s chief adviser, made a statement at downing street today regarding his movement between London and … read more

expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 – an additional 59 … read more

expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 – an additional 147 … read more

expert comment on the 3rd report of the Co-SPACE study tracking young people’s mental health during COVID-19

Prof Cathy Creswell, professor of developmental clinical psychology at the University of Oxford, has sent the below quote about the 3rd … read more

expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 – an additional 157 … read more

expert reaction to preliminary report of the trial of remdesivir in patients hospitalised with COVID-19

A report, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), reports on a trial of remdesivir in patients hospitalised … read more

expert reaction to study looking at placentas from COVID19-positive pregnant women

A study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, looked at placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women.   Prof Marian Knight, Professor … read more

expert reaction to SAGE evidence published on relaxing school closures

The government have published evidence considered by SAGE, ‘Interdisciplinary Task and Finish Group on the Role of Children in Transmission: … read more

expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 – an additional 121 … read more

expert reaction to latest R number published by government, the range being 0.7-1

The government have announced that the R number for COVID-19 in the UK is now between 0.7 and 1.    … read more

expert reaction to the alternative SAGE committee’s report on schools

The alternative, or ‘Independent SAGE’, group have released a report on COVID-19 and the reopening of schools.   Dr Thomas … read more

expert reaction to study on PCR testing results from 60 people after clinical recovery from COVID-19

A study, published in JAMA Network Open, reports PCR testing results from 60 people after clinical recovery from COVID-19.   … read more