Tag Archives: Death

Coronavirus: Call for public inquiry into BAME death risk

More than 70 public figures are calling for a full independent public inquiry into deaths from Covid-19 among people from ethnic minority backgrounds. They have signed a letter to the prime minister calling for more transparency. Signatories include author Malorie Blackman, playwright, Kwame Kwei-Armah, and Baroness Doreen Lawrence. Black men and women are nearly twice… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Global cases top 930,000 as Singapore reports fourth death

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 932,600 Global deaths: At least 46,809 Top 5 countries: United States (213,372), Italy (110,574), Spain (104,118), China (82,361), and Germany (77,872) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:43 a.m. Beijing time. All times below are in… Read More »

Patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death in COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts are progressing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but it’s still likely 12 to 18 months away. In the meantime, the pandemic, with over 400,000 confirmed cases worldwide already, is driving researchers to find… Read More »