A King’s College London team found that the six types  correlated with levels of severity of infection, and with the likelihood of a patient needing help with breathing. Photograph: iStock

British scientists analysing data from a widely-used coronavirus symptom-tracking app have found there are six distinct types of the disease, each dis(...)

There are more than 200 scientists and technologists collaborating on PEPP-PT. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/EPA

Ireland’s fight against the spread of Covid-19 is stepping up a gear, and it seems that technology will play its part. At the end of March, the HSE s(...)

 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland ranked number one in health under new Times Higher Education social impact rankings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish universities have performed strongly in a new global ranking which measures their social and economic impact. The Times Higher Education on Wed(...)

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty described the situation as ‘unparalleled in our nation’s history’. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

More than one million people are now receiving some sort of State income support, Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has said. The Departm(...)

A youngster and her puppy, Jack, on the beach at  Portrush   in Co Antrim as the sun goes down. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, visitors from outside the area have been warned to stay away from the causeway coast. Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

Ireland may have to cope with repeated waves of Covid-19 epidemics until a large enough proportion of the population is infected to provide possible h(...)

The research has not yet been peer reviewed and the authors acknowledge it was conducted ‘with haste’

Ireland and other European countries are at risk of multiple further waves of infection from Covid-19 until the population develops possible herd immu(...)

Garment workers wearing  masks in a factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. About 1  million people in the Bangladeshi garment industry have lost their incomes due to the economic fallout from coronavirus. Photograph: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

The economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic could push half a billion more people into poverty unless action is taken to bail out developing count(...)

Eating a vegan diet is healthy, but there is no evidence that it will make you live longer. Photograph: iStock

A vegan diet is generally healthy, low in cholesterol and protective of heart disease, but its followers must take vitamin B12 supplements or risk a c(...)

A recent  study from the Higher Education Authority  showed  students from wealthier backgrounds are more likely to study high-points university courses and earn more within months of graduation. Photograph: iStock

Do children from more affluent backgrounds do better in school because they have more resources, or because they’re genetically superior? In a recent(...)

Julia Gillard will speak at the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London on November 13th. Photograph: Reuters/Parth Sanyal/Files

Is your company full of women who bang on about the gender pay gap and all the top jobs held by men? Would you like to look as if you care, without do(...)

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