Coronavirus: Mercedes F1 to make breathing aid

Coronavirus: Mercedes F1 to make breathing aid

Image copyright James Tye/UCL Image caption CPAP devices are less invasive than a ventilator A breathing aid that can help keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care has been created in under a week. University College London engineers worked with clinicians at...
Coronavirus: Fake news crackdown by UK government

Coronavirus: Fake news crackdown by UK government

Image copyright Getty Images The government is cracking down on misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. A rapid response unit within the Cabinet Office is working with social media firms to remove fake news and harmful content. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden...
Coronavirus: YouTube stars urge fans to stay at home

Coronavirus: YouTube stars urge fans to stay at home

Image caption KSI, DanTDM, Anastacia Kingsnorth and Caspar Lee appear in the video More than 100 YouTube stars have recorded a video message urging their fans to “stay home” during the coronavirus outbreak. The video is introduced by entertainer JJ...
Manufacturers cast doubt on ventilator target

Manufacturers cast doubt on ventilator target

Image copyright Getty Images The UK may not have all the ventilators it needs by the time coronavirus cases in the country reach their peak, engineering firms warned. Health officials expect the UK to experience its highest number of infections in around two...
Coronavirus: NHS turns to big tech to tackle Covid-19 hot spots

Coronavirus: NHS turns to big tech to tackle Covid-19 hot spots

Image copyright Getty Images The NHS has confirmed it is teaming up with leading tech firms to ensure critical medical equipment is available to the facilities most in need during the coronavirus outbreak. It blogged the firms would create computer dashboard screens...