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Covid-19: England's regional tiers being announced

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 12:13
Details of restrictions for local authority areas in England are set out by the government.

Coronavirus infections levelling during England lockdown

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 11:57
But in Scotland infection rates appear to be rising, according to Office for National Statistics data.

Social care funding falls 'alarmingly short' - council directors

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 04:50
Chancellor Rishi Sunak said an extra £1bn in social care funding would be available to councils.

Covid: England's regional tiers to be set out

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 02:25
Most areas are expected to be put in the two toughest tiers of restrictions when the lockdown ends.

Covid: US doctor's video simulates what dying patient sees

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 00:46
This doctor made a video simulating what a dying Covid patient sees - to urge people to wear masks.

Long Covid: How knowledge of ME could help sufferers

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 00:03
Evan was diagnosed with ME in 2017, and she believes her experience can support long Covid sufferers.

Meghan: Duchess of Sussex tells of miscarriage 'pain and grief'

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00
"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan writes in an article.

Covid Christmas rules: UK leaders urge caution over household mixing

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 08:25
The UK's five-day relaxation of rules will throw "fuel on the Covid fire", scientists warn.

Covid: PPE price rises cost taxpayers £10bn, report says

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 01:29
"Inadequate" stockpiles meant the government had to boost supplies quickly, the spending watchdog says.

Brain imaging technology designed for babies

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 00:05
Scientists demonstrate a scanning device that will make it easier to study the brain.

Coronavirus: French lockdown to ease after second peak passes

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 23:11
Non-essential shops will reopen this weekend but bars and restaurants will stay closed into January.

Covid-19: Three households can mix over Christmas in UK

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 23:09
People can form a "Christmas bubble" and mix in homes and outdoors between 23 and 27 December.

Covid-19: What can and should you do this Christmas?

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 20:57
How you and your family can celebrate Christmas and minimise the spread of coronavirus.

Covid: Addenbrooke's Hospital nurse speaks of 'tired' staff

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 18:37
Hospital staff speak of "tired" colleagues while they tackle the second wave of coronavirus.

Covid: How to keep the virus at bay this Christmas

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 18:01
Christmas could be a dangerous time to contract the virus - but precautions can be taken.

Covid-19: UK leaders reach deal on easing of Christmas rules

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 17:43
Three households will be allowed to meet indoors over a five-day period between 23-27 December.

Covid vaccines: How safe are they really?

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 17:22
Busting myths and explaining the facts around immunisation.

Don't go to work when sick, 'peculiar' Brits told

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 14:42
People have tendency to soldier on, potentially making colleagues sick, health secretary says.

Excess deaths in UK 'a fifth higher than normal'

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 10:54
Nearly 14,000 deaths occurred in the week ending 13 November - with 3,000 linked to Covid.

Covid-19: England arrivals to be able to cut quarantine with private test

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 08:07
People arriving in England can end their self-isolation with a negative test taken after five days.