Dr Waqar Rashid

Immune system regulation could be the key to fighting Covid

25 July 2020 12:33 am

Over the last few months, the management of severe Covid-19 cases has effectively been turned on its head. At first,…

The Oxford vaccine appears to have surpassed expectations

21 July 2020 2:09 am

It has been yet another busy medical day in our ‘new-normal’ coronavirus world. Today, the Phase One results of the…

How hopeful should we be about Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine?

16 July 2020 7:48 pm

A Covid-19 vaccine has always been the great hope to take us to the promised land of alert level one…

What's the true cost of lockdown?

11 July 2020 12:25 am

Mental health has always been the pauper when it came to medical provision and its sufferers long stigmatised. Some well-meaning…

Dexamethasone isn't a coronavirus breakthrough

19 June 2020 8:07 pm

It’s welcome news, of course, that dexamethasone can reduce mortality in people with moderate to severe respiratory complications due to…

Is the R number a flawed measure?

14 May 2020 8:31 pm

Boris Johnson’s address on Sunday was always going to be challenging. The effects of Covid-19 – in terms of its…

Where have all the non-coronavirus patients gone?

20 April 2020 11:26 pm

Where have all my patients gone? I’ve been asking myself this question increasingly over recent weeks. We’ve heard a lot…