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COVID-19 Testing Available at The London General Practice

COVID-19 PCR test The London General Practice is delighted to be able to offer a COVID-19 PCR test with same day results.  This test can be used for fit to fly and is available by a self-administered swab orally and nasally, which can then be couriered back to...

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Long COVID; Does it Occur in Children and adolescents?

An interesting research letter in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Radtke and others on July 15th 2021 explored this issue.   Children can experience SARS-CoV-2 post-viral syndromes, but it is unclear to what extent these individuals are...

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How Many Orphans Have Resulted From the COVID-19 Pandemic?

An interesting article published in The Lancet July 20th 2021 by Susan Hillis and others summarises this. The COVID-19 pandemic priorities have focused on prevention, detection and response.   Beyond morbidity and mortality, pandemics carry secondary...

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Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

An interesting research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network by Pieh and others researched this issue. The authors assessed mental health in high school students aged 14-20 years after one semester of attending school remotely...

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Do Schoolchildren Transmit SARS-CoV-2 Infection?

An interesting article published in Paediatrics 2021 April by Zimmerman and others investigated this issue.  In an effort to mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2 infection, North Carolina closed the Kindergarten schools through grade 12 to in person instruction on...

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The Delta Variant

An interesting unedited manuscript published in Nature on 8th July by Planas and others researched this issue. The Delta variant was identified in October 2020 in India.   It has since then become dominant in some Indian regions and the United Kingdom and...

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