Media Highlights

Friday 17 July

King's College London researchers identify six different ‘types’ of Covid-19

iNews and the Evening Standard shared findings from King's College London of six types of COVID-19, enabling researchers to develop a model to predict which patients are most likely to require hospitalisation as a result of the virus.

Thursday 23 July

Cooking up a storm

ITV News, ITV London, South London Press and Southwark News covered the story of a dedicated chef who has never taken a sick day and is celebrating 50 years in the NHS. Louisa Batista was 18 years old when she started working at St Thomas’ Hospital on 7 July 1970, just five days after arriving in the UK from Portugal.

Thursday 23 July

Family working at King's College Hospital beat coronavirus

London News Online reported that a family of three who all work at King's College Hospital have all recovered from COVID-19, following the showing of relevant symptoms that lead them to self-isolate together.

Friday 24 July

Detecting coronavirus through your Fitbit

The Evening Standard published news that King's College London will be supporting research alongside Fitbit to determine if wearable tech can help digitally detect COVID-19.