A £19bn Crossrail project risks being mothballed without extra cash

£19 billion Crossrail project ‘risks being mothballed’ without extra cash as London transport boss demands more funding this week to avoid ‘Doomsday scenario’ Transport for London boss Andy Byford has written to Department for Transport  Line, from Berkshire to Essex via London, originally expected to open in 2018 Update said railway, called Elizabeth Line, not […]

UK scientist says risk of Covid reinfection is 'low' but not zero

Can you catch Covid twice? Top scientist says risk is ‘low’ but admits as many as 10% of recovered patients could get the virus again as self-isolating Boris Johnson claims he’s ‘bursting with antibodies’ Imperial College’s Danny Altmann said recovered patients ‘should not be blasé’  Scientists have found ‘hard confirmed’ cases of people infected twice […]

Risk of coronavirus death in hospital is falling, new figures reveal

Risk of coronavirus death in hospital is FALLING: Treatment helps intensive care fatalities drop to 20%, new figures reveal Proportion of patients dying inside hospital ICUs has fallen to below 20 per cent Sage member Prof Peter Horby says the figure is ‘good news’ amid a rise in cases A steroid that costs 50p a […]