UK COVID: Highest-ever number of children admitted to hospital in a single day

England has recorded the highest number of children admitted to hospital with COVID since the start of the pandemic, new figures show. According to government figures, 65 under-18s were admitted to hospital with COVID on 12 December. Of those 65 admissions, more than half (34) were five years old or younger. It comes amid fearsContinue reading “UK COVID: Highest-ever number of children admitted to hospital in a single day”

EU scientists reveal long-term brain damage caused by Covid

A European study has found that Covid-19 can affect blood vessels in the human brain in a study that has raised more questions about the long-term consequences of the disease. Research by French, Spanish and German scientists published Thursday in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience reveals that, in addition to attacking the lungs, the virus can also can kill certain brainContinue reading “EU scientists reveal long-term brain damage caused by Covid”

COVID-19 survivors may suffer from a loss of gray matter and other brain tissue over time, a long-term study suggests

A new study has explored the potential impact of COVID-19 on people’s brains. It drew on data from UK Biobank, a database for genetic and health information. The study, which is awaiting peer review, suggests there was a loss of gray matter in survivors. A new study that drew on data gathered by UK Biobank suggests COVID-19 survivors mayContinue reading “COVID-19 survivors may suffer from a loss of gray matter and other brain tissue over time, a long-term study suggests”

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