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HUS: Half of new coronavirus cases are patients with foreign backgrounds

Around half of the recent new cases of coronavirus in the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District HUS are people with foreign backgrounds, according to...

New airport coronavirus testing option: “All the processes were very smooth”

Officials at Helsinki Airport say that "all the processes were very smooth" on the first day of offering coronavirus tests for arriving passengers. Public health...

HUS Infection Control Chief: Second wave is coming, but mask decisions...

The Chief of Infection Control at Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District has warned that a second wave of coronavirus is very likely in Finland,...

Finland reports no coronavirus patients in intensive care

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL says there are currently no coronavirus patients being treated in intensive care. The Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital...

HUS investigates radiation therapy treatment for Covid-19 patients

Scientists at the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District HUS are launching a new study to see whether a very small dose of radiation directed...

Finnish researchers looking at anti-rejection drugs for coronavirus treatment

Researchers at the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District and the University of Helsinki are collaborating on a project to see whether anti-rejection drugs, used...

Coronavirus fatality numbers set to rise, as elderly homes included in...

The reported number of deaths from coronavirus in Finland is likely to see a jump this coming week, as fatalities in elderly homes will...

Heart surgeon confirmed as first healthcare worker with Covid-19

Helsinki University Hospital confirms that a member of staff has become the first healthcare worker to be infected with the Covid-19 strain of coronavirus. A...

Helsinki woman confirmed with Covid-19 coronavirus

A Finnish woman has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, after apparently catching it on a trip to Italy. The woman, described by health officials...