Driving tests: How to book and what are the new rules for practical tests?

However, people are warned not to attend if they show any signs of the coronavirus or have been in contact with anyone who has the virus.

‘Utter shambles’: GPs and medics decry NHS test-and-trace system

Family doctors are disadvantaged in the search for tests because, unlike hospitals, GP surgeries do not have occupational departments, which could organise a test for them. A female GP in Gloucester had to self-isolate for six days before she could get a test for her child. Another family doctor, who was told to go to […]

BCCI medical team member tests positive for COVID-19

On September 1, Chennai Super Kings CEO Kasi Viswanathan had confirmed that there are no fresh coronavirus cases in the contingent. He also said that the ones who tested positive earlier will be tested once again only after their 14-day quarantine period is over.

Rapid, Inexpensive, Easy COVID-19 Saliva Test Could Soon Be Available

Cepko agreed that the biggest obstacle to a massive rollout is setting up the infrastructure, the labs, and billing methods. Another bit of good news is that Harvard has agreed to keep any licensing fees low. In the Bay area, one corporation is already planning on launching several pilots using the Harvard test as soon […]

Volunteer: Mass testing boosts HK’s confidence to quell virus

After the citywide testing program that was launched on Sept 1, Chen said she feels the whole community has more confidence in combating possible outbreaks in the future, not only because medical workers can be mobilized more easily, but also because the logistics and the venues of testing centers can be arranged faster.

Three medical aspirants end lives in Tamil Nadu fearing failure in NEET

Earlier, DMK Tirupparankundram MLA P. Saravanan, who offered condolences to Durga’s family, said that depression and fear of NEET had claimed yet another life in Tamil Nadu. He contended that in the absence of a uniform school syllabus across the country, a nationwide common entrance test for medical admissions was illogical. 

Medical aspirant in Madurai ends life, fearing failure in NEET

“None of 19,000 students who were offered free NEET coaching through 412 government-run coaching centres could clear the entrance last year. This reveals that the poor and rural students need special coaching to clear NEET and that comes at a huge cost,” he said. Till the education system is fortified in Tamil Nadu, NEET should […]

3 medical college aspirants commit suicide in Tamil Nadu ahead of NEET 2020 exam

As to the reason for taking the extreme step, Sridurga said in a note that she had prepared well for the exam but was scared of the result. She requested not to blame anyone and conveyed her apologies to her parents for her decision.

Machine that processes 15,000 swabs per day, a 20-second saliva test and £28-a-go nostril sample analyser: How accurate are the tests being lined up for Boris Johnson’s ‘Operation Moonshot’ plan to check 10million people a DAY?

The test’s threshold is so high it detects people with the live virus and those with few genetic fragments that are leftovers from infection and no longer pose risk, Dr Michael Mina, an epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said. 

Quang Nam, Da Nang propose uniform medical supervision in pandemic times

Tan proposed that residents of former Covid-19 hotspots like Quang Nam only need to strictly apply measures like wearing face masks, disinfecting their hands with sanitizer, keeping a safe distance between people, no crowded gatherings, and submitting medical declarations when visiting other localities.