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Covid: UK incomparably better placed this New Year - PM

Fri, 12/31/2021 - 10:23
Boris Johnson urges revellers to take a Covid test and "remember the importance of ventilation".

South Africa says Omicron wave may have peaked

Fri, 12/31/2021 - 02:04
Officials relax restrictions noting lower hospital admissions from the Omicron variant than feared.

Covid: Wales' self isolation period cut from 10 days to seven

Thu, 12/30/2021 - 16:58
It will drop from 10 days to seven, providing people have two negative lateral flow tests.

Covid-19: Calls to give NHS staff priority access to lateral flow tests

Thu, 12/30/2021 - 16:30
Supplies of lateral flow tests may need to be "constrained" amid rising demand, Sajid Javid says.

MND: Northampton mum determined to beat the odds

Thu, 12/30/2021 - 02:05
Emma Moss is determined to beat the odds, having been diagnosed with a fatal disease three years ago.

Covid: Nightingale surge hubs to be set up in eight hospitals, NHS England says

Thu, 12/30/2021 - 00:08
It comes as the UK saw record daily case numbers of 183,000 on Wednesday.

How Covid and climate misinformation and 'fake news' spread in 2021

Thu, 12/30/2021 - 00:00
Misinformation about the Covid pandemic and climate change is slowing an effective collective response to these emergencies.

Covid: Omicron and Delta driving tsunami of cases - WHO

Wed, 12/29/2021 - 20:27
The warning comes as record cases are once again reported across the US and Europe.

Covid: Daily UK case numbers hit record of 183,037

Wed, 12/29/2021 - 20:24
The spike in reported cases comes as frustration grows over a lack of available lateral flow tests.

Inquest announced for new mums who died from herpes

Wed, 12/29/2021 - 18:04
A surgeon who operated on the two women may have been the source of infection, a BBC investigation found.

Covid: Boris Johnson says enjoy New Year but get a booster

Wed, 12/29/2021 - 10:57
Boris Johnson says people should enjoy New Year in a sensible way, and urges them to get a booster jab.

Covid: US and France report record daily case rises

Wed, 12/29/2021 - 03:35
However, US officials said it was possible the figures were an overestimate due to reporting delays.

Covid: England reports record 117,000 daily cases

Tue, 12/28/2021 - 22:05
Cases continue to rise, but the surge in infections has so far not led to a spike in hospital admissions.

Covid: Enjoy new year but be cautious, care minister says

Tue, 12/28/2021 - 16:09
People should take a rapid test before going out for New Year's Eve, Gillian Keegan says.

Smoking: Children of parents who smoke are four times more likely to take up habit, study says

Tue, 12/28/2021 - 04:57
The Better Health Smoking campaign highlights research on the inter-generational impact of smoking.

‘The doctors came and I had to tell my father he was dying’

Tue, 12/28/2021 - 00:04
Is it always appropriate for relatives to interpret for deaf loved ones?

No new Covid rules in England before new year - Javid

Mon, 12/27/2021 - 21:19
The health secretary's comments come as England reported a record 113,628 cases on Christmas Day.

No new Covid rules to be announced in England on Monday

Mon, 12/27/2021 - 16:02
The PM is being briefed on the latest Covid data in England, as the rest of the UK tightens rules.

Prostate screening could be ready in five years

Mon, 12/27/2021 - 04:51
One of the UK's leading cancer scientists said medical advances were making it possible.

ICU Liberty Singers: Online choir's first meeting was 'happiest day'

Mon, 12/27/2021 - 00:14
What happened when this online choir of healthcare staff met for the first time since forming a year ago.