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Coronavirus: Obesity increases risks from Covid-19, experts say

Sat, 07/25/2020 - 00:09
Public Health England's conclusions come as ministers consider new measures to combat obesity.

PM to target junk food ads in obesity crackdown

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 08:08
Measures to curb obesity are yet to be finalised but could include a ban on junk food TV ads before 21:00.

Coronavirus: New face covering rules come into force in England

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 02:03
Customers in shops, banks, post offices and takeaways are among those who must now wear masks.

Coronavirus: Mothers 'unlikely to infect newborns'

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 01:20
Infected women can stay with and breastfeed their babies if safety measures are taken, a study says.

Most people in England to be offered flu vaccine

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 01:19
About 30 million people - including everyone over the age of 50 - will be able to have the vaccine.

Coronavirus: Has Covid-19 exposed UK's underlying ill health?

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 22:14
What lessons has coronavirus taught us - and will ministers and health leaders act upon them?

Coronavirus: New guidance on face masks and coverings released for England

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 20:07
Customers in shops, banks and post offices are among those who will have to wear a face covering from Friday.

Coronavirus: Ministers urged to end face coverings 'confusion'

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 14:14
Critics say there have been mixed messages over whether they should be worn in takeaways in England.

Coronavirus: Walk-in centres 'to help cope with winter'

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 13:07
Officials are worried people are still not coming forward for testing when they are infected.

Cutting screen time lowers risk of death, study finds

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 02:02
Research from the University of Glasgow finds watching two hours or less of television a day could minimize health risks.

Coronavirus: Care home visits to resume in England

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 14:02
Families can begin to reunite, but visits should be kept to one consistent person, guidance says.

Trump concedes pandemic to 'get worse before it gets better'

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 02:42
The president also asked all Americans to wear face coverings, saying they show "patriotism".

Coronavirus: The great contact-tracing apps mystery

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 00:09
Germany and Switzerland are not sure how well their apps are working as the data is out of bounds.

Coronavirus: 'Infection here for many years to come'

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 13:46
Even progress in developing a vaccine is unlikely to mean the virus will be eliminated, MPs hear.

Coronavirus: NHS nurses told 'lives would be made hell'

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 13:35
Staff dealing with dying patients faced "horrendous" bullying for raising concerns, it is claimed.

Senior Bradford nurse survives 40-day coronavirus coma

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 12:14
A senior nurse is applauded out of hospital by colleagues after surviving a 40-day Covid coma.

Shrewsbury and Telford maternity review expanded

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 11:03
The investigation into care at the Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust is the largest of its kind.

Coronavirus: Above-inflation pay rise for almost 900,000 public sector workers

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 08:31
Doctors, teachers and police officers are among those who will get a salary increase of up to 3.1%.

Coronavirus could lead to thousands more cancer deaths

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 00:58
Disruption to essential cancer services means treatable tumours will have been missed, experts say.

Mother creates app for people caring for children with health conditions

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 00:48
Jessica Barker's app is designed for families of children with severe health conditions.