Almost 18,000 more people could die from cancer over the next year in England because of the impact of COVID-19, new research suggests.
An urgent alert has been issued to UK doctors about new coronavirus-related health problems seen emerging in children.
Britain could hit the grim milestone of 20,000 COVID-19 deaths later Saturday when the daily count is added to the current toll of 19,506 people who tested positive for the new coronavirus and died in hospital.
Doctors and health workers criticized the UK government Saturday for suggesting that there are shortages of protections and gowns for treating patients.
Surgeons treating COVID-19 patients have a “terrifying” lack of personal protective equipment that is risking lives, the profession’s leaders warned.