UK Coronavirus update live: Latest news and deaths as fears raised over NHS tracing app
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UK Coronavirus update live: Latest news and deaths as fears raised over NHS tracing app

UK Coronavirus update live: Latest news and deaths as fears raised over NHS tracing app | The Independent LiveUpdated Wednesday 6 May 2020 08:54 Related video: Covid-19 could linger in poorer communities, expert warns Fears have been raised that “malicious” fake alerts could be generated by the new NHS contact-tracing app, adding to prior concerns […]

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Antibody Testing Update, PPE Gender Divide

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  FDA Announces Antibody Test Regulation  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new requirements for COVID-19 antibody tests Monday, altering an earlier policy […]

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Nearly half of British doctors forced to find their own PPE, new data shows | UK news

Almost half of Britain’s doctors have sourced their own personal protective equipment or relied on a donation when none was available through normal NHS channels, according to a survey. The British Medical Association said that while PPE supplies have improved, their data from more than 16,000 doctors shows there is room for improvement in protecting […]

Coronavirus - live updates: UK and US trial potential treatments as Ireland sets out roadmap to lift lockdown
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Coronavirus – live updates: UK and US trial potential treatments as Ireland sets out roadmap to lift lockdown

A potential coronavirus treatment using plasma from recovered patients is being trialled at London’s Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital, with transfusions beginning in “the coming weeks”. The potential treatment, known as convalescent plasma, is hoped to help patients whose bodies are not producing enough antibodies to fight Covid-19. If proven effective, NHS Blood and Transplant […]