Runner completes 19 marathons in 19 days for coronavirus relief

Runner completes 19 marathons in 19 days for coronavirus relief

A runner from the Isle of Man has gone the distance — and beyond — to raise money for coronavirus relief. Christian Varley finished his final 26.2-mile effort between Peel and the island's capital of Douglas in four hours and 39 minutes, his 19th marathon in 19 days. In the nearly three-week test of endurance, he has raised $102,000 (£83,243) for the Manx Solidarity Fund at the time of writing.

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One in five Europeans exposed to harmful noise pollution – study

One in five Europeans exposed to harmful noise pollution – study

One in five Europeans are exposed to harmful levels of noise pollution, and this number is set to rise in the next decade, with road traffic the biggest culprit, a new study has shown. Excessive noise can cause physical and mental illness, and is associated with higher levels of heart disease, stress and sleeplessness.

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COVID-19 Infection Makes Strong Immunity Against COVID-19 Reinfection

COVID-19 Infection Makes Strong Immunity Against COVID-19 Reinfection

As the drive towards a vaccine against the new coronavirus accelerates, there’s some good news: People with COVID-19 have robust immune responses against the virus, scientists say. The researchers based their conclusions after testing immune T-cell counts in 20 patients who recovered from the infection.

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