Dr Fauci warns of a new ‘transmissible’ mutation of coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that a new mutation of coronavirus could spread easily across America.  It comes as infections soar across eight states, with more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and 671 deaths, bringing the confirmed total to 2.74 million cases and 128,742 deaths.  A small change to a variant of the novel coronavirus has helped … Read more Dr Fauci warns of a new ‘transmissible’ mutation of coronavirus

Gavin Williamson warns councils and unions not to block the return of pupils

Gavin Williamson yesterday warned councils, parents and teaching unions not to block the return to school. The Education Secretary insisted youngsters must have full-time education in England from September. He signalled a clampdown on councils and schools that refuse to welcome all year groups back, with parents facing fines for children’s non-attendance. The hardline stance … Read more Gavin Williamson warns councils and unions not to block the return of pupils

Lockdown has been eased too soon – and was never strict enough – warns Dr Fauci

Anthony Fauci has warned that America’s coronavirus lockdown was lifted too soon, was never strict enough in the first place, and that young people are driving a second wave that has seen daily infections top 50,000. Fauci, the White House’s top virus adviser, said the ‘very disturbing’ new rise in cases is being caused in … Read more Lockdown has been eased too soon – and was never strict enough – warns Dr Fauci

Royal Mint warns collectors after Battle of Hastings 50p sells for £63,000

The Royal Mint has urged coin collectors to avoid paying huge sums for common coins on the basis of ‘farfetched’ reports, after a 2016 Battle of Hastings 50p reportedly sold for more than £63,000 online. The 50p was allegedly sold in mid-June after a 41-bid 10-day auction on eBay, and supposedly changed hands for around … Read more Royal Mint warns collectors after Battle of Hastings 50p sells for £63,000

Coronavirus jab won’t be a cure-all: Head of UK’s vaccine taskforce warns

A coronavirus jab might not provide full immunity against the disease, the head of Britain’s vaccine task force warned today. Kate Bingham told MPs she was confident the world would have some form of Covid-19 vaccine by early 2021. But she said she was less optimistic that the jab could protect against catching the infection and … Read more Coronavirus jab won’t be a cure-all: Head of UK’s vaccine taskforce warns