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Hospital transmission played significant role in spread of Covid-19, study finds

A major analysis of the spread of Covid within hospitals has shown a massive gulf in ability to contain the virus during the first wave.

Overall, more than one in 10 people in hospital with Covid actually caught the virus while they were there.

But the analysis of 314 UK hospitals showed that ranged from just one in 100 cases caught in hospital, to more than one in four.

The researchers in The Lancet said the wide variation needed “urgent investigation”.

Read more at BBC News.

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