Vaccination

UK to require COVID-19 shots for nursing home workers

Britain will require COVID-19 vaccinations for nursing home workers in England, arguing that the need to protect vulnerable residents outweighed employees' right to choose whether to get the jab.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why do we continue to see outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 in care homes?

SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks involving care homes with fully vaccinated residents have been reported across Germany. In order to gain a better understanding of this phenomenon, a team of researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin ...

Medical research

Study reveals worrying disparity in excess deaths during pandemic

A study led by researchers at the Universities of Manchester and York published in The Lancet Regional Health—Europe today (07/06/21) has revealed strong disparities in rates of excess deaths in England and Wales during ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prior COVID-19 infection reduces infection risk for up to 10 months

The risk of being infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is substantially reduced for up to 10 months following a first infection, according to new findings from the Vivaldi study led by UCL researchers.

Medical research

Nursing home staffing during the pandemic

More than any other sector in health care, nursing homes have suffered during the pandemic. Nursing home residents and staff account for 34% of all COVID-19 deaths, though they make up less than 1% of the population. As a ...

Health

Is your living room the future of hospital care?

Hospital-level care at home—some of it provided over the internet—is poised to grow after more than a decade as a niche offering, boosted both by hospitals eager to ease overcrowding during the pandemic, and growing interest ...

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