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South Africa coronavirus variant: 77 cases found in UK

3 hours 57 min ago
Ministers are due to meet on Monday to consider whether to tighten the UK's border restrictions further.

Learning disability vaccine plea: 'Don't leave us to rot'

9 hours 4 min ago
As high risk groups continue to be immunised there are growing concerns that people with learning disabilities have been missed out.

Covid: Norwich man's daughters praise hospital staff as he loses virus battle

11 hours 54 min ago
Daughters of a man who died from Covid pay tribute to hospital staff who fought to keep him alive.

Covid: Vaccinated people may spread virus, says Van-Tam

18 hours 2 min ago
England's deputy chief medical officer urges those who have had the jab to stick to lockdown rules.

'I couldn't breathe': The 26-year-old with Covid

21 hours 3 min ago
Twenty-six-year-old Mae Mamaril and her family all tested positive for Covid-19 at the end of 2020. Mae was the only one who was moved to an intensive care unit.

Coronavirus: 'Lockdown made me feel like I was in prison'

21 hours 3 min ago
John Nicholl, who is deafblind, says his use of hands-on sign language left him isolated in lockdown.

Covid: Number of patients on ventilators passes 4,000 for first time

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 18:07
Pressures on intensive care units are seeing one in 10 patients transferred to a different site.

Top doctors want 12-week Pfizer vaccine gap halved

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 03:12
They say delaying second doses in order to give more people their first is "difficult to justify".

Covid-19: Nurses call for better masks to protect all staff

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 01:04
Inadequate PPE and a new variant may be putting the lives of nurses at risk, says nursing union.

Infection level 'very, very high' and 'extremely precarious' - Prof Whitty

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 18:10
The chief medical officer warns that in some ages groups Covid cases may still be going up.

New UK Covid variant death risk put into context by Sir Patrick Vallance

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:47
The UK chief scientific adviser says data suggests a higher death rate among those infected with the new variant.

New UK variant 'may be more deadly'

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:43
Emerging evidence suggests the variant that emerged in the UK may be more deadly as well as spread faster.

Covid R rate: What is the R number and why does it matter?

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 16:11
Health experts keep discussing the value of R, but what is it and why does it matter?

Coronavirus: UK R number 'between 0.8 and 1'

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 14:46
But the proportion of cases apparently caused by the new variant appear to be rising in most of the UK.

'Record number' of Covid intensive care patients transferred

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 14:26
Around one in 10 patients admitted to intensive care is now being sent to a different hospital.

TikTok: GP posts videos to tackle vaccine fake news

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 07:00
Dr Nighat Araf records messages in Urdu and Punjabi, urging people to trust the Covid jab.

Covid in Scotland: More than 400 care homes investigated over deaths

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 06:11
A special unit set up by the Crown Office is looking into Covid deaths involving 474 care homes across Scotland.

Vaccine volunteers: 'It's felt good to fight back against Covid'

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 01:57
Some of those leading the nation's vaccination effort have told of their experiences.

Wuhan lockdown: A year of China's fight against the Covid pandemic

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 00:53
The world's first coronavirus quarantine began in Wuhan a year ago - how has China changed since then?

Covid-19: Scientists challenge 'flawed' lateral flow tests report

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 16:06
They say the devices, which are used in local councils, have a key role to play in the battle against Covid.

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