COVID-19

Facts and Information About COVID-19 and Coronavirus COVID-19 and coronavirus turned 2020 upside down as the world tried to come to terms with the virus, how to handle it, and what it means for our future. There's been a lot of misinformation and confusion about COVID-19, which is why we've taken some time to sort out the facts from the fiction and compile these guides that can help you get the answers you need. From how to wash your hands properly, to the meaning of that whole "hands, face, space" thing, we're here to help you learn what you need to know to navigate this new world safely.

COVID-19 Advice & Guides

Has molnupiravir (Lagevrio) passed clinical trials?

Has molnupiravir (Lagevrio) passed clinical trials?

  If you’ve been keeping an eye on the COVID-19 news lately (and let’s be honest, it’s not easy to miss) you’ll have noticed that Lagevrio has been approved by the MHRA as a new treatment for Coronavirus.   So what makes Molnupiravir, the active ingredient in Lagevrio, different to the other COVID-19 medications that have been competing to make...
  If you’ve been keeping an eye on the COVID-19 news lately (an...
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Lagevrio vs the COVID-19 vaccine

Lagevrio vs the COVID-19 vaccine

  Lagevrio (Molnupiravir) is the new kid on the block when it comes to COVID-19 treatments and naturally, people want to compare it to the other medicines, including the vaccine.   With all of the information floating around on the internet about what does and doesn’t make a difference when you’ve caught Coronavirus, we thought we should set things straight...
  Lagevrio (Molnupiravir) is the new kid on the block when it com...
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What is molnupiravir (Lagevrio)? The first oral antiviral for COVID-19

What is molnupiravir (Lagevrio)? The first oral antiviral for COVID-19

A new drug has just been approved by the MHRA as a treatment for COVID-19 in at-risk, non-hospitalised adults — everybody say hello to Molnupiravir, which is also known as Lagevrio.   Named after Thor’s hammer (yes, Marvel fans, that Mjölnir), this medication is thought to be able to strike a fatal blow at the heart of COVID-19 and similar...
A new drug has just been approved by the MHRA as a treatment for COVID...
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Covid or hay fever?

Covid or hay fever?

With a respiratory virus spreading across the globe, many of us may be prone to panic when we find ourselves feeling under the weather.  Even the slightest sniffle could have us on the edge of our seats, wondering if we’ve caught a dreaded new variant of the disease.  With Covid infections and the pollen count both on the rise, you...
With a respiratory virus spreading across the globe, many of us may be...
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The importance of hand hygiene

The importance of hand hygiene

This past year, we’ve all been busy washing our hands a lot more than usual. It’s proven that washing our hands with soap and water for 20 seconds can kill the coronavirus - but were you as diligent in keeping your hands squeaky clean before the pandemic? Washing our hands is one of the most important things we can do...
This past year, we’ve all been busy washing our hands a lot more tha...
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How has COVID-19 affected our mental health?

How has COVID-19 affected our mental health?

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since our lives felt even a little bit normal, isn’t it? The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted our lives more than we could ever have imagined. In the space of a year, we’ve not only had to deal with unprecedented loss and separation, but curbs on our usual freedoms as well. Looking...
It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since our lives felt e...
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