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Covid-19: Boris Johnson announces plan for pills to treat virus at home

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 17:51
PM Boris Johnson announces new "antivirals task force" to find "promising new medicines" by autumn.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine: EU regulator says blood clot 'very rare side effect'

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 16:59
The EU's drugs regulator says the benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine still outweigh the risks.

Covid-19: Suicide rate 'did not rise during first lockdown'

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 14:43
More people were seeking mental health support, but data shows no increase in suicides in England.

Covid-19: India red list add 'may be too late', Prof Mark Walport says

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 13:39
There are "good reasons" for keeping the new variant out of the UK, scientist Prof Mark Walport says.

Covid in Scotland: FM expected to confirm further lockdown easing

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:45
Nicola Sturgeon is likely to say that hospitality, gyms and non-essential shops will be able to open from Monday.

Covid contracts: PPE fixer who was Tory donor named in admin error

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:20
Samir Jassal, who has campaigned with the PM, was a contact in a £100m deal for Covid safety gear.

Covid in Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus overwhelms India's most populous state

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 02:47
With a population larger than Brazil, an Indian state struggles to cope as Covid-19 sweeps through it.

Are black women getting enough support for mental health?

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 00:09
Black women are more likely than white women to experience common mental health problems.

Covid-19: India added to coronavirus ‘red list’ for travel

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 17:20
It means most travel to the UK from India will be banned from 04:00 BST on Friday, amid Covid concerns.

Covid: More than 10m people fully vaccinated in UK

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 16:20
The health secretary hails the "terrific milestone", urging those eligible to come forward for the jab.

NI Covid-19 vaccine bookings to open for 35-39 group

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 13:26
Vaccines for a limited number of people aged between 35 and 39 are being made available from today.

India coronavirus: Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surge

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 11:16
With record daily spikes all last week, the Indian capital is now the worst-hit city in the country.

Harry Richford: East Kent NHS Trust pleads guilty over baby death

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 11:15
The East Kent NHS Trust admits failing a mother and her baby, who died seven days after birth.

Young people to be reinfected with Covid for study

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 11:06
Scientists will see how the immune system copes second time round, by deliberately infecting volunteers.

Covid-19 vaccines: What's happening to unused jabs?

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 00:05
Surplus vaccine doses are piling up in some countries while others say they are not getting enough.

The disabled doctors not believed by their colleagues

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 00:04
People often feel nervous when they visit a doctor, but what if you are a doctor but your colleagues don't believe you're ill?

Welsh Ambulance Service crew dropped woman, 89, off at wrong house

Sun, 04/18/2021 - 20:27
Elizabeth Mahoney was put to bed in a stranger's house after being discharged from hospital.

Covid: Indian variant being investigated in UK

Sun, 04/18/2021 - 12:58
Some cases of the Indian variant have been found that are not linked to travel, a scientist says.

Covid-19 deaths pass three million worldwide

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 13:18
It comes as the World Health Organization warns of deaths and cases increasing at a "worrying rate".

Covid vaccine advice for pregnant women firmed up

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 17:03
They should be offered a jab in line with their age group, the UK's vaccine advisors recommend.