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Liverpool mass testing finds hundreds with Covid-19 but no symptoms

Nearly a quarter of all positive results in the past seven days came from city’s pilot schemeRapid testing is detecting large numbers of people in Liverpool with Covid who have no symptoms, the city’s officials have said.Nearly a quarter of positive tests in the past seven days were discovered by the lateral flow-testing pilot scheme, and Liverpool’s mayor, Joe Anderson, said it had played a role in reducing the spread of the virus. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Joe Anderson, Coronavirus


Mass-testing project in Liverpool offers hope for the whole of England

City’s pilot scheme stops hundreds who have Covid without symptoms from unwittingly spreading the virusRapid testing is detecting large numbers of people in Liverpool with Covid who have no symptoms, the city’s officials have said.Nearly a quarter of positive tests in the past seven days were discovered by the lateral-flow-testing pilot scheme, and Liverpool’s mayor, Joe Anderson, said it had played a role in reducing the spread of the virus. Continue reading...
Tags: England, Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Joe Anderson, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: US tops 140,000 daily cases as world suffers record death toll

France’s lockdown extended by two weeks; German infection surge may be easing; Russia says its Sputnik-V vaccine is 92% effectiveWorld suffers highest deaths, cases of pandemic so farScientist behind BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine says it can end pandemicBillionaire Trump donors contract Covid after playing down risksCovid infections in Sweden surge, dashing hopes of herd immunityFrench professor faces disciplinary case over hydroxychloroquine claims 7.30am GMT The lateral flow test bought by the U...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Sweden, California, France, Russia, US, UK News, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Pfizer


Covid test for mass UK screening could miss up to half of cases, say scientists

Some trials of lateral flow test from US firm Innova found it was much less accurate than the government said it wasThe lateral flow test bought by the UK government for mass testing in Liverpool, and potentially the whole country, could miss up to half of those who have Covid-19, according to experts.The government has great expectations of the Innova test, having signed two contracts with the California-based company behind it. Innova told the Guardian it was now shipping more than one million...
Tags: UK, Science, California, US, UK News, Medical Research, Liverpool, Innova, Coronavirus


UK coronavirus live: further 355 deaths reported; an estimated 618,700 people in England had Covid last week

Latest updates: UK records 23,287 new cases; ONS figures represent around 1.13% of population; mass-testing trial under way in LiverpoolHow government misrepresented Covid projectionsRishi Sunak: recession fears and rivalries take shine off chancellorHow full-scale Tory lockdown rebellion was avertedFamily morning loss of three members to Covid trolled on social mediaGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.20pm GMT A further 355 people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of F...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Boris Johnson, Ons, Kevin, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus, COVID


UK coronavirus live: estimated 618,700 people in England had Covid last week; Liverpool begins mass-testing

Latest updates: ONS figures represent around 1.13% of population; Operation Moonshot trial launches in Liverpool on FridayWill Operation Moonshot pass its first test fighting Covid in Liverpool?Operation Moonshot: rapid Covid test missed over 50% of cases in pilotFamily morning loss of three members to Covid trolled on social mediaMore than 100 arrested after Million Mask march in LondonGlobal coronavirus updates – live 1.21pm GMT Here’s a summary of recent developments. 1.19pm GMT Round...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, Wales, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Boris Johnson, Ons, North East, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus, COVID, Operation Moonshot


Coronavirus live news: record new cases and deaths in Hungary; China reports 49 new cases

Hungary says 3,989 people have tested positive in 24 hours; China’s new cases are twice as many as day beforeExclusive: £45m deal for NHS masks in England collapses amid fraud claimsChina writes Covid response propaganda into school curriculumLatest coronavirus lockdowns spark protests across EuropeUK coronavirus latest - live 10.13am GMT In Poland the number of people infected with Covid has doubled in less than two weeks. The health ministry has said that the total number of people infecte...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, China, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Hungary, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Poland, Sarah Boseley, Best City


Liverpool to pioneer UK's first attempt at mass Covid testing

Up to 500,000 people in city will be tested in bid to measure feasibility of mass population screeningCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUp to half a million people in Liverpool are set to be tested for Covid-19 under the UK government’s first attempt to embark on city-wide mass testing and track down every case of the virus.The Guardian also understands that the self-isolation period for those who test positive for coronavirus, and their contacts, could be cut from the ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, UK News, World news, Liverpool, Coronavirus


Frustration is rising as clampdowns spread across UK: are we in grip of Covid fatigue?

A sense of unfairness has dented public confidence and compliance with fast-changing restrictionsAs the people of Sheffield prepared to join Greater Manchester and the Liverpool city region in the premier league of Covid-19 restrictions – tier 3 – there were widely differing views on whether the tough new rules about to be imposed from London were welcome, or would even work. On the streets and in the city’s pubs last Thursday evening there was, however, one commonly held opinion – compliance wo...
Tags: UK, Science, London, Pubs, NHS, Liverpool, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Sheffield, Phillip, Coronavirus, Greedy Greek Deli


Global coronavirus cases have hit 40 million, doubling since August 10

A crowded London street is seen on October 18, shortly after the city was placed under new coronavirus restrictions. Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Worldwide coronavirus cases hit 40 million on Monday.  Large parts of the world are seeing a surge in infections, and governments are scrambling to institute new lockdown measures.  The US, India, and Brazil remain the hardest-hit countries with a combined 21 million cases.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. G...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, London, Sweden, France, Trends, Spain, Liverpool, News UK, Brazil, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Fda, Pfizer, Reuters


Coronavirus live news: world sees record 400,000 new cases in a single day; Australian state of Victoria set to ease restrictions

Case numbers grow in Europe as, Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive, and Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home. In Australia, Daniel Andrews is expected to announce some easing of restrictions in VictoriaWales circuit breaker ‘to begin on 23 October’ Police disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus cove...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Australia, Angela Merkel, Conservative, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Labour, Liverpool, Manchester


Coronavirus live news: world sees record 400,000 new cases in a single day; Italy's PM to announce new measures

Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive; UK adviser supports short ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown; Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay homeWales circuit breaker ‘to begin on 23 October’ Police disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.24pm BST The governor of Italy’s southern Campania region has bla...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Angela Merkel, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Italy, Belgium, Associated Press, Naples, Campania, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: UK records 16,171 new cases; Italy's PM to announce new measures

Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive; UK adviser supports short ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown; Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay homePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.24pm BST Here some more detail on a two-week circuit-breaker lockdown in Wales, which is expected to come into e...
Tags: UK, Science, Wales, Scotland, Angela Merkel, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Italy, Belgium, Coronavirus, LondonGreater Manchester, Confederation of Passenger Transport John Pocket


Coronavirus live news: Liverpool mayor's brother dies; Iran deaths exceed 30,000

UK adviser suggests short ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown; Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home; Poland and Malaysia report record rise in casesPolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.15pm BST The Democratic Republic of Congo’s latest Ebola epidemic is now under control, a leading scientist has said a...
Tags: UK, Science, Angela Merkel, UK News, World news, Australia news, Iran, Austria, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, Liverpool, Poland, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Coronavirus, LondonGreater Manchester, Czech Republic Poland Ukraine


Blame ministers for pub closures, says Liverpool city region mayor

Steve Rotherham says bailout for areas under tier 3 Covid lockdown is ‘simply no good’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Liverpool city region mayor, Steve Rotheram, has told residents to blame pub closures on “the mess the government have made in their handling of the crisis”, ahead of tier 3 lockdown restrictions being imposed on the area.Rotheram stressed that the financial package on offer for areas affected by the strictest measures was “simply no good” and that...
Tags: Politics, Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Andy Burnham, North Of England, Steve Rotheram, Rotheram, Steve Rotherham, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Liverpool to go into tier 3 lockdown on Wednesday; India reports 73,000 new cases

Criticism of UK government’s job support scheme grows; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesNorth of Engand leaders not consulted on local lockdownsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?See all our coronavirus coverage 1.33pm BST Andy Burnham says he would consider a legal challenge to the packag...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, Berlin, India, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Andy Burnham, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump, Dan Jarvis


Liverpool researchers build robot scientist that has already discovered a new catalyst

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have built an intelligent mobile robot scientist that can work 24-7, carrying out experiments by itself. The robot scientist, the first of its kind, makes its own decisions about which chemistry experiments to perform next, and has already discovered a new catalyst.
Tags: Science, Liverpool, University Of Liverpool


Coronavirus live news: Covid-19 impact could kill over 50,000 children in Middle East and North Africa

Covid-19 mutation increases chance of infection, says study; Beijing locks down 10 residential compounds amid new outbreak; Iran deaths top 100 for first time in two monthsWHO cautions against further lifting of lockdown in EnglandGermany and France reopen borders as continent emerges from lockdownRepublican coronavirus scepticism may shift as cases rise in Trump statesUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.31pm BST Large queues formed outside shops across England as...
Tags: Europe, England, Science, London, France, Africa, Americas, Nike, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


No 'patient zero' as Covid-19 came into UK at least 1,300 times

Study prompts further criticism that chances to suppress infection early in outbreak were missedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThere was no “patient zero” in the UK’s Covid-19 epidemic, according to research showing that the infection was introduced on at least 1,300 occasions.The findings, from the Covid-19 Genomics UK consortium, have prompted further criticism that opportunities to suppress the spread of infection in February and March were missed. Continue readin...
Tags: Travel, UK, Science, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Airline Industry, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Genomics UK


'We were packed like sardines': evidence grows of mass-event dangers early in pandemic

Research appears to back up stories of people who believe they got coronavirus at events UK government allowed to go aheadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe last major football match played in England before all sport was suspended because of the coronavirus crisis was the European Champions League showpiece between Liverpool and Atletico Madrid. It was a thrilling contest that transfixed 54,000 people under the floodlights of Anfield.But now that match, along with m...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, Football, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Horse racing, Anfield, Cheltenham Festival, Coronavirus outbreak, Cheltenham Festival 2020


Liverpool region mayor backs Sadiq Khan over face mask use

Steve Rotheram says covering face would make people more aware of coronavirus situationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSteve Rotheram is the latest mayor to urge people to wear masks in public after Sadiq Khan called on the government to make them compulsory on transport in London during the coronavirus outbreak.The metro mayor of Liverpool city region said wearing any type of face covering meant Britons were likely to “go further in protecting [themselves] and other ...
Tags: Politics, Science, London, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Sadiq Khan, Steve Rotheram, Rotheram, Coronavirus outbreak


Storm Dennis punishes UK, northern Europe with damaging winds and flooding rain

Rescue and recovery efforts continued across parts of northern Europe Monday in the wake of Storm Dennis which ripped through the region over the weekend. The storm is to blame for at least two deaths, devastating flooding and travel delays.Dennis swept through Ireland and the United Kingdom and into north-central Europe, spreading damaging wind gusts and areas of heavy rain.Many of these locations were still recovering after receiving the wrath of Storm Ciara just a week before.The British Army...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Wales, Scotland, Germany, Ireland, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Heathrow, Gatwick, British Army, Met Office, Iceland, South Wales


'This is the farming of the future': the rise of hydroponic food labs

'This is the farming of the future': the rise of hydroponic food labsNeeding no soil or sun, an underground farm in Liverpool challenges traditional methods
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Australian election: Climate change firestorm fuels rise of the Left

Surrounded by the rugged national parks on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, the small seaside town of Tathra has not forgotten the inferno that burnt 65 homes to the ground last March. Many residents believe the out-of-control bushfire was the result of climate change and, ahead of a general election on Saturday, concerned voters like these are dragging Australian politics left-wards as they demand action. “You could see the fire coming and you could see these explosions of flame.  It was ...
Tags: UK, Science, Labor, Australia, North Korea, America, Britain, Liverpool, New South Wales, Sydney, Bill Shorten, Clean Energy, National, Scott Morrison, Liberal, India China


Concern over climate change propelling the left ahead of Australia's election

Surrounded by the rugged national parks on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, the small seaside town of Tathra has not forgotten the inferno that burnt 65 homes to the ground last March. Many residents believe the out-of-control bushfire was the result of climate change and, ahead of a general election on Saturday, concerned voters like these are dragging Australian politics left-wards as they demand action. “You could see the fire coming and you could see these explosions of flame.  It was ...
Tags: UK, Science, Labor, Australia, North Korea, America, Britain, Liverpool, New South Wales, Sydney, Bill Shorten, Clean Energy, National, Scott Morrison, Liberal, India China


New Labour's policies reduced geographical inequalities in infant mortality rates

Efforts by the Labour government to reduce inequalities between the most deprived areas of England and the rest of the country had a positive impact on infant mortality rates, suggests research by the Universities of Newcastle, Leeds, York, and Liverpool published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.
Tags: England, Science, Labour, Liverpool, Universities of Newcastle Leeds York


Liverpool scientists design new responsive porous material inspired by proteins

Scientists from the University of Liverpool have, for the first time, synthesized a new material that exhibits structural change and triggered chemical activity like a protein.
Tags: Science, Liverpool, University Of Liverpool


How blasting worms into space could help slow down the ageing process

A tiny transparent worm could be the key to finding out how to stop the frailty and ill health which often comes with old age. British scientists are sending tens of thousands of worms into space in a government backed project to see if two drugs can prevent or slow down muscle wasting brought on by microgravity. In space, the 1mm long c-elegans worms have nothing to push against to maintain their muscle mass and so quickly start losing strength, mirroring the effect experienced by elderly peopl...
Tags: UK, Science, Earth, Liverpool, International Space Station, Mars, Tim Peake, Nottingham University, University Of Liverpool, International Space Station ISS, University of Strathclyde, UK Space Agency, Sam Gyimah, Bethan Phillips, Malcolm Jackson, Graham Turnock


Liverpool researchers find treatment for ultra-rare disease

A new study published in Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, conducted by a Liverpool based research collaboration involving the University of Liverpool, has identified the drug that treats the extremely rare genetic disease alkaptonuria (AKU).
Tags: Science, Liverpool, University Of Liverpool


Serving smaller alcoholic drinks could reduce the UK's alcohol consumption

New research published in Addiction, conducted by researchers from the universities of Liverpool and Sheffield, highlights the potential benefits of reducing the standard serving size of alcoholic beverages.
Tags: UK, Science, Liverpool, Sheffield



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