Tag Archives: winter

Don’t carry out a coronavirus rapid test outside during winter

The cold can affect the results of a COVID-19 antigen test. For this reason, the medical technology firm nal von minden from Moers, Germany, emphasises that the rapid tests should not be used outside in winter in temperatures under 15 degrees Celsius. Correct usage of the NADAL® COVID-19 antigen test is extremely important in order… Read More »

Coronavirus: Winter plans revealed in leaked Sage report

A leaked government report suggests a “reasonable worst case scenario” of 85,000 deaths across the UK this winter due to Covid-19. The document also says while more restrictions could be re-introduced, schools would likely remain open. But it says the report “is a scenario, not a prediction” and the data are subject to “significant uncertainty”.… Read More »

Norovirus outbreak latest: 60 schools in England hit by winter vomiting bug

And the one preventative method you should carry out to avoid catching the virus, according to Dr Jonathan Hayes, is to practice good hygiene. A GP and clinical chair at Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) CCG, Dr Hayes told SomersetLive: “One of the best ways to protect against norovirus is by practicing good… Read More »

‘Flu nearly killed me last winter’

A father who almost died a week before his son’s first birthday is urging people to get immunised against flu this winter. Last winter, Adam Blackman did not bother getting the jab and caught influenza. The virus triggered a life-threatening asthma attack. He spent more than a month in hospital recovering. He says he “learned… Read More »

G2 Crowd Launches Their First-Ever Travel Management ‘Winter Grid Report’, Names TravelPerk Market Leader

Friday 25th January 2019: G2 Crowd, a global user review website focused on B2B software, launches the newest of their quarterly category reports on Travel Management Software. The G2 Crowd’s Winter Grid Report uses customer satisfaction comparisons to rank the companies vying to take their share of the market. TravelPerk, has emerged as ‘Market Leader’… Read More »

Bed bug bites: Avoid being bitten by the household pest in winter using this simple trick

Bed bug infestations can be hard to spot making it difficult to know what’s bitten you in the first place. The insects are very small – approximately 5mm long – and usually hide in mattresses, within bed frames and behind loose wallpaper. To identify a bed bug bite look out for itchy red bumps, often… Read More »