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Grave-counting satellite images seek to track Yemen's COVID death toll

9:43am GMT

LONDON A first-of-its-kind study using satellite images to count fresh graves and analyse burial activity in Yemen has estimated the death toll there from COVID-19 or COVID-related causes is far higher than official government figures suggest.

Grave-counting satellite images seek to track Yemen's COVID death toll

27 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 27 A first-of-its-kind study using satellite images to count fresh graves and analyse burial activity in Yemen has estimated the death toll there from COVID-19 or COVID-related causes is far higher than official government figures suggest.

COVID's cognitive costs? Some patients' brains may age 10 years

27 Oct 2020

LONDON People recovering from COVID-19 may suffer significant brain function impacts, with the worst cases of the infection linked to mental decline equivalent to the brain ageing by 10 years, researchers warned on Tuesday.

Vaccine hopes rise as Oxford jab prompts immune response among old as well as young adults

26 Oct 2020

LONDON One of the world's leading COVID-19 experimental vaccines produces a immune response in both old and young adults, raising hopes of a path out of the gloom and economic destruction wrought by the novel coronavirus. | Video

U.S. faces half a million COVID-19 deaths by end-February, study finds

24 Oct 2020

LONDON More than a half million people in the United States could die from COVID-19 by the end of February, but around 130,000 of those lives could be saved if everybody were to wear masks, according to estimates from a modelling study on Friday.

U.S. faces half a million COVID-19 deaths by end-February, study finds

24 Oct 2020

More than a half million people in the United States could die from COVID-19 by the end of February, but around 130,000 of those lives could be saved if everybody were to wear masks, according to estimates from a modelling study on Friday. | Video

U.S. faces half a million COVID-19 deaths by end-February, study finds

23 Oct 2020

LONDON More than a half million people in the United States could die from COVID-19 by the end of February, but around 130,000 of those lives could be saved if everybody were to wear masks, according to estimates from a modelling study on Friday.

Don't give up on COVID-19 plasma, experts say, after study finds no benefit

23 Oct 2020

LONDON Researchers called on Friday for more research into using blood from recovered COVID-19 patients - or so-called convalescent plasma - as a potential treatment, after a small trial of hospitalised patients in India found it was of no benefit

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