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Military chief helping build virus hospital on mission to save lives

National News April 1, 2020 at 3:10 am

A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is heading the military side of an unprecedented push to turn an exhibition centre in London into a giant coronavirus hospital.

Revealed: How London’s giant coronavirus hospital was built in a fortnight

National News April 1, 2020 at 1:22 am

From the outside there is not much to suggest that this east London riverside landmark is now the world’s largest critical care capacity. The new NHS logo on the outside only hints at what is inside.

UK’s initial coronavirus plan would have been ‘catastrophic’, says Trump

National News March 31, 2020 at 11:34 pm

Donald Trump has said the UK was facing “catastrophic” results before it changed strategy in the fight against coronavirus – as one of his experts revealed she remains “worried” about Britain’s lack of ventilators.

Special body recovery teams set up for those who die at home

National News March 31, 2020 at 9:55 pm

Special body recovery teams have begun work to deal with suspected coronavirus victims who die in their homes.

‘I cried a lot’: NHS doctor forced to ‘give up’ children as nurseries close

National News March 31, 2020 at 8:42 pm

Many NHS workers who are parents to pre-school children are being forced to stay home because they can’t access child care.

‘I’m putting my life on the line’: The hospital cleaners battling coronavirus

National News March 31, 2020 at 7:39 pm

As the coronavirus pandemic in the UK magnifies our hospitals are becoming inundated with patients.

Ice rink to be turned into emergency mortuary

National News March 31, 2020 at 6:47 pm

An ice rink in Milton Keynes will be turned into an emergency mortuary “in a matter of days”, in order to cope with a rise in coronavirus-related deaths, the local authority has said.

Ice-rink to be turned into emergency mortuary

National News March 31, 2020 at 6:47 pm

An ice-rink in Milton Keynes will be turned into an emergency mortuary “in a matter of days”, in order to cope with a rise in coronavirus-related deaths.

‘Healthy’ boy, 13, is youngest UK coronavirus victim

National News March 31, 2020 at 6:41 pm

An apparently healthy 13-year-old boy from south London has become the youngest UK victim of coronavirus.

The data suggests the UK is on course for many thousands of coronavirus deaths

National News March 31, 2020 at 6:34 pm

Let me preface this with a little disclaimer: I’m not a doctor or for that matter an epidemiologist, but I do know a little bit about presenting and explaining data.