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Covid: One of the sickest patients home for Christmas

Sun, 12/26/2021 - 07:35
Andrew Watts is recovering at home after falling ill last Christmas and spending 300 days in hospital.

Long Covid: 'I have to choose between walking and talking'

Sun, 12/26/2021 - 07:21
People say their lives have been ruined by long Covid, amid fears the number of sufferers is rising.

First and second Covid jabs surge in England

Sun, 12/26/2021 - 03:55
Vaccinations continue during the festive period as the UK's daily Covid cases hit an all-time high.

Covid: Volunteers prepare for Christmas Day booster jabs push

Sat, 12/25/2021 - 00:49
Vaccinations continue over the festive period after UK Covid cases hit a record on Christmas Eve.

Covid: Glimmer of Christmas hope on Omicron, says Jenny Harries

Fri, 12/24/2021 - 09:55
But it is too early to downgrade the serious threat posed by the new variant, says Dr Jenny Harries.

Surgeons use 3D technology on patient for first time

Fri, 12/24/2021 - 06:21
Libby was operated on using equipment normally associated with brain surgery.

Omicron: Good news, bad news and what it all means

Fri, 12/24/2021 - 00:47
There are many things in our favour, but Omicron is spreading fast. What have we learned this week?

Omicron up to 70% less likely to need hospital care

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 19:29
However, a major report showed the protection from catching Covid started to wane 10 weeks after the booster.

Omicron: 'First signs of cautious optimism' - Dr Susan Hopkins

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 18:38
Epidemiologist Dr Susan Hopkins says findings suggest Omicron is less likely to lead to hospitalisation.

Covid in Wales: No early release from self-isolation

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 16:58
Wales will not follow England in reducing the time in self-isolation by providing negative tests.

Omicron: Rising numbers of NHS staff off work because of Covid

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 16:18
NHS England Covid absentees are up 54% and having a "real-time impact on service", health leaders say.

Omicron: Half of colds will be Covid, warn UK researchers

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 12:38
If you have a sore throat, runny nose and a headache, get a Covid test, experts advise.

Covid: Ministers watch data as studies say Omicron risk lower

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 10:18
Scientists say early signs are good news but a big wave of infections could still overwhelm the NHS.

Global Covid vaccine rollout a stain on our soul - Brown

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 01:07
The former PM says Covid will come back to haunt us without a push to vaccinate the whole world.

Women's health ambassador appointment to improve care

Thu, 12/23/2021 - 00:53
Some of the revelations in a recent consultation on women's health were shocking, an MP says.

Omicron wave appears milder, but concern remains

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 20:46
The risk of needing hospital treatment could be 30 - 70% lower with Omicron than other variants.

Daily Covid-19 cases in the UK exceed 100,000 for first time

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 19:08
Some 106,122 cases are announced - the latest in a series of record-breaking days for infections.

Covid vaccine recommended for vulnerable five to 11-year-olds

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 16:20
And advisers say boosters should be offered to some older children due to the risk of Omicron.

Health Secretary Sajid Javid promises millions more antivirals for UK

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 12:42
The health secretary says 4.25m extra doses of antivirals will help the NHS to help fight the latest Covid wave.

Covid: Self-isolation cut from 10 days to seven with negative test

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 09:32
Infected people in England can end quarantine early with negative test results on day six and seven.