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Covid-19: Robin Swann asks for assistance from military

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 16:37
The Ministry of Defence is considering a request to send up to 150 personnel to Northern Ireland.

Covid: Hospital staff come in on days off to cover absences

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 16:29
How is a hospital coping with Covid admissions, staff off sick and winter pressures?

About 4.3 million Covid infections estimated in UK

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 15:24
Hospital admissions with the virus in the UK - the key measure - appear to have already plateaued.

Covid: Seth Burke, 13, returns home after weeks in hospital

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 08:49
Seth Burke tested positive days after becoming the first wheelchair user sworn into the Welsh Youth Parliament.

'I blew up like a huge balloon, it was terrifying'

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 06:30
Piotr Pokrzywnicki discovered that he had kidney failure after his whole body became swollen.

RSV: Parents should be alert to symptoms of common winter virus

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 00:02
As with Covid, most children have mild symptoms but a small number need hospital treatment.

Covid: Quebec to impose health tax on unvaccinated Canadians

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 23:18
The unvaccinated represent 15% of the population, but over half of all hospital admissions.

I thought Dad's pig heart transplant was delirium

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 19:42
David Bennett, 57, is the first person in the world to receive a heart transplant from a genetically-modified pig.

Covid-19 vaccine: Why are some athletes so reluctant to get the jab?

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 16:56
Although still an exception, vaccine hesitancy cases like the tennis star Novak Djokovic, show that athletes are not immune to disinformation, experts say.

Three ethical issues around pig heart transplants

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 16:38
A pig's heart has been used in a human transplant operation - what are the questions to consider?

Covid: Half of Europe to be infected with Omicron within weeks - WHO

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 16:06
Dr Hans Kluge says a "west-to-east tidal wave" of the coronavirus variant is sweeping across the region.

Liver-branding surgeon Simon Bramhall struck off medical register

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 13:35
A tribunal finds that autographing two patients' organs is a "gross violation" of their "dignity".

Covid: Chile starts fourth vaccine dose amid rise in cases

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 11:47
The country is the first in Latin America to offer a fourth dose, as Omicron fuels a surge in cases.

Man gets genetically-modified pig heart in world-first transplant

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 10:30
David Bennett, 57, is doing well three days after the experimental surgery, doctors say.

First pig heart to human transplant is a game-changer, say surgeons

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 08:08
In a world first, a pig heart has been successfully transplanted into a human by surgeons in the US.

Sunken chest syndrome: Stranger pays for teenager's surgery

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 06:20
Autumn Bradley, 15, was not eligible for NHS funding for surgery to correct sunken chest syndrome.

Covid in Scotland: What happens when the virus becomes 'endemic'?

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 06:11
Experts and politicians say Scotland needs to learn to live with Covid for the "foreseeable future".

Afro wigs: Aberdare girl's six-year wait to donate hair

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 06:09
Poppy says she was "over the moon" when a charity announced it was able to make wigs from her hair.

Cancer: Early diagnosis 'could have saved my mum'

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 06:00
As symptoms of the six most deadly cancers are revealed, a taskforce says early diagnosis is vital.

Covid PCR tests end for asymptomatic cases in England

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 01:39
A positive lateral flow result can now be taken as a first and final confirmation that you have Covid.