Tag : public health

Public Health Warning: Measles Outbreak in Leeds

12 months ago / 0 comments

On Wednesday it was confirmed that measles is circulating in Leeds, with three confirmed cases and four suspected cases of it in the city. Public Health England (PHE) are encouraging people to check themselves and their children for the symptoms, and to get vaccinated against the virus. They have released … Read More

The Ig Nobel Awards: The Science Prize that Rewards the Weird and Wonderful

4 years ago / 0 comments

Winning the Nobel Prize is the pinnacle of a scientist’s career. It is the ultimate reward for years of labour and hard work. They slave away in dimly lit rooms, the lack of sunlight forcing them dangerously close to developing rickets. They peer into microscopes for hours on end, their … Read More