Coronavirus: How long does it take to recover?

Image copyright Getty Images More than one million people around the world are known to have recovered from coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University. But the road back to full health is not the same for everyone. Recovery time will depend on how sick you became in the first place. …

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‘I feel like I don’t count,’ says man with MND

Image copyright Phil Rossall Phil Rossall, a 67-year-old retired teacher and charity worker from Kent, was first diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) in 2016. At the time, doctors told him he had just “one or two” years left to live. Four years have passed since his diagnosis, and he …

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GPs to trial Covid drugs to stop severe symptoms

Image copyright Getty Images Researchers have begun trials of drugs which could prevent vulnerable groups developing severe coronavirus symptoms. The Oxford University team plans to test pre-existing drugs on patients once they show the first signs of the disease. They will look to see if any can reduce the need …

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