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Coronavirus vaccine: When will we have one?

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:03
We answer some of the big questions about vaccines and how long one for coronavirus could take.

Coronavirus: Hillingdon Hospital shuts to emergencies after outbreak

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:02
Seventy members of staff from Hillingdon Hospital in west London are self-isolating.

Mesh, Primidos and valproate failings highlighted by review

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 01:58
A review finds patients were too often dismissed and disbelieved when they raised safety concerns.

New government unit to take over Covid response

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 01:37
There are questions over whether the Joint Biosecurity Centre has the expertise needed for the job.

Coronavirus: Airborne transmission cannot be ruled out, WHO says

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 00:15
The WHO has acknowledged there is evidence that Covid-19 can be spread by airborne particles.

Robust plan for PPE 'must be in place for winter'

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 23:51
There must be no shortages in protective gear if the UK faces a second wave of coronavirus, say MPs.

Cumberlege review: The patients who fought for answers

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 22:13
The way patients' concerns over side effects were dealt with is addressed in a long-awaited review.

Coronavirus: Trump moves to pull US out of World Health Organization

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 21:58
The president follows up his vow to leave the world health body by formally notifying the UN.

Coronavirus: Majority testing positive have no symptoms

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 13:26
A survey by the Office for National Statistics looked at who had been infected in the community in England.

Coronavirus: Pubs close after positive tests

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 08:17
At least three pubs in England announce they have closed just days after opening their doors again.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson criticised over 'cowardly' care home comments

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 08:12
The PM said "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures" during the virus outbreak.

India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:38
Desperate Indian families searching for remdesivir are paying excessive sums to black market dealers.

'Long-haulers' face lengthy recovery

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 06:16
Thousands of people with Covid-19 report recurring symptoms for far longer than 14 days.

Coronavirus: Don't leave home without a face covering, says science body

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 04:51
The UK is "way behind" on covering faces to limit the spread of Covid-19, says the Royal Society.

Coronavirus: Spanish study casts doubt on herd immunity feasibility

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 01:17
A Lancet study estimates that around just 5% of the Spanish population has developed antibodies.

Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 20:48
A report says a rise in animal-to-human diseases will continue without urgent action.

Coronavirus: Who should be shielding?

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 17:34
People at risk of becoming severely ill if they get coronavirus should take extra precautions.

Kettering General Hospital: Police to probe waiting list figures

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 12:43
Whistleblowers claim Kettering General Hospital manipulated data to make its figures look better.

What is bubonic plague?

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 11:25
Authorities in China have stepped up precautions after a reports of a suspected case.

Coronavirus could cause 35,000 extra UK cancer deaths, experts warn

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 03:15
The research is based on the number of missed screenings, urgent referrals and delayed treatments.