Health

Coronavirus: Hundreds of flu patients to be tested by UK hospitals and GPs

Image copyright EPAImage caption Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital is among the eight hospital trusts where tests will be carried out Tests for coronavirus are being increased to include people displaying flu-like symptoms at 100 GP surgeries and eight hospitals across the UK. The tests will provide an “early warning” if the virus is spreading, […]

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Technology

Virgin Galactic sees demand for space travel surge

Image copyright Getty Images Virgin Galactic has said it will release more tickets for flights into space amid surging demand. Sir Richard Branson’s firm, which completed its first sub-orbital test flight in 2018, said it had received almost 8,000 registrations of interest for future commercial flights. That is more than double the amount it recorded […]

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