Just one in six (18%) healthcare workers thought mandatory vaccinations were the best solution to encourage more frontline staff to have a Covid-19 jab, finds new research led by UCL and the University of Leicester.Read More
A pair of Leicester health researchers have been awarded prestigious NIHR Senior Investigator awards to advance their work in emergency medicine and rehabilitation.
A stronger association exists between deaths from COVID-19 and obesity in people of Black, South Asian and other ethnic minority groups than in White people, research supported by ARC East Mildands and published in the journal Nature Communications demonstrates. Read More
The differences in COVID-19 infection risk between ethnic minority healthcare workers and their White colleagues is likely due to home and work factors rather than biology, according to the largest and most detailed study on the subject, led by the University of Leicester, University College London and University of Nottingham.
Research in Leicester has been highlighted in a new report from the Medical Schools Council (MSC): Responding to a pandemic: UK universities’ response to COVID-19.Read More
People who were hospitalised with COVID-19 and continued to experience symptoms at five months show limited further recovery one year after hospital discharge, according to the latest results of the PHOSP-COVID study, released as a pre-print on medRxiv today.