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Covid-19: No 10 defends India travel ban timing amid variant fears

7 hours 13 min ago
As surge testing for the Indian Covid variant continues, the government rejects claims it was slow to act.

Saving my teeth damaged by years of domestic abuse

Sat, 05/15/2021 - 12:02
A domestic abuse charity is matching dentists who want to help survivors needing urgent dental work.

Covid: Get the jab plea as Army deployed in hotspots

Sat, 05/15/2021 - 08:54
Eligible people in areas where the Indian virus variant is circulating are urged to get vaccinated.

Covid: Indian variant could disrupt 21 June easing, PM says

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 21:06
Second jabs for the over-50s and clinically vulnerable will be given sooner to ease concerns, PM says.

Calls for post-Covid 'revolution' in building air quality

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 08:01
Top experts in how diseases spread are calling for massive improvements to the air in buildings.

Parents seek second inquest into baby's hospital death

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 05:33
The original inquest found Hayden Nguyen died of natural causes, despite the hospital admitting errors.

Face masks in labour: 'I feared I would vomit'

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 01:54
Women giving birth are exempt from face mask rules - but not all maternity staff know the rules.

Indian variant: Next steps considered amid India variant concern

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 01:26
Local and regional restrictions to tackle the Indian variant cannot be ruled out, ministers say.

Covid in Bolton: What's causing the spike?

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 01:08
The town has seen a sharp spike in Covid cases - driven by the emergence of the Indian variant.

Covid vaccines have saved 11,700 lives and 33,000 hospital admissions

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 23:58
Most deaths prevented were in the over-80s, and far fewer over-75s went to hospital, an analysis found.

Agoraphobic mum-to-be can be forced to hospital for birth, court rules

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 21:15
The 21-year-old has an "overwhelming" fear of going out and wanted a home birth, the court heard.

Covid: Surge vaccinations could be used to tackle Indian variant

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 15:05
The PM says he is "anxious" about the Covid variant and the government is considering all options.

How viral pianist with dementia is helping others

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 05:54
When Paul Harvey's piano playing went viral, it inspired a donation of £1 million to charity.

The NHS Covid legacy - long waits and lives at risk

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:58
One in four hospitals sees long waits balloon, as NHS warned backlog will take years to tackle.

Covid vaccine: Period changes could be a short-term side effect

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 00:44
Stories of genuine experiences shared online have been followed by a wave of anti-vaccine disinformation.

MDMA could help trauma survivors face painful memories

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 00:19
Usually thought of as a party drug, a trial suggests it helps people with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Covid: The race to vaccinate the world

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 00:05
What happens when vaccines are slow to arrive - and what it means for ending lockdowns.

Covid vaccines: Mixing increases reports of mild side-effects

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 00:05
Researchers are still analysing whether injecting two different vaccines leads to better protection.

Ovarian cancer: Setback as major screening trial fails to save lives

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 23:29
Hugely disappointing results mean ovarian-cancer screening remains more than a decade away.

Ruthie Henshall: Lack of visits 'took her down so quickly' in care home

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 22:15
The actress pays tribute to her mother Gloria, who died in a care home on Tuesday.