Health News BBC

Subscribe to Health News BBC feed Health News BBC
BBC News - Health
Updated: 2 hours 19 min ago

Coronavirus: Vaccinate more people with one dose, urges Tony Blair

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 12:08
The ex-PM says the UK could exit Covid restrictions earlier if stocks were not held back for a second jab.

NHS: Intensive care choir attempts Christmas number one

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 10:17
The group includes ICU nurses, doctors and health professionals who have been on the frontline.

‘I was desperate for a cancer manual – but there isn’t one’

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 02:23
How do you cope when your young partner receives a terminal diagnosis?

Cygnet Woodside in special measures over 'patient safety risks'

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 01:09
Mental health hospital Cygnet Woodside is being investigated by police over allegations of abuse.

Covid-19: The Philippines and its lockdown baby boom

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 00:12
The Philippines is preparing for a surge in births which will overwhelm its already creaking systems.

Covid: New variant found ‘due to hard work of UK scientists’

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 17:14
Similar new variants of the coronavirus may be circulating undetected around the world, scientists say.

Covid-19: Can face masks make communal singing safe enough?

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 17:08
Communal singing is against Covid guidelines in the UK but could a new scientific study change that?

Covid jab 'very likely' to protect against new variant

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 14:38
If it doesn't, the boss of BioNTech says its vaccine could be refined very quickly.

Covid-19: UK sees over 80,000 excess deaths during pandemic

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 12:30
The UK is continuing to see more deaths than expected for this time of year, ONS data shows.

The science behind virus mutations and why they matter

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 10:18
Scientists are rushing to find out more about mutations in a variant of coronavirus causing concern.

Coronavirus: Impact of new variant on children investigated

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 02:08
Experts urgently assess whether the mutation of coronavirus spreads more easily among the young.

Bedford woman 'lost hands and feet' as Covid led to sepsis

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 00:22
Caroline Coster is determined to enjoy her "second life" despite her limbs being partially amputated.

Covid-19: Visitors from tier 4 and Wales 'must self-isolate'

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 17:47
Areas of England outside the south east say the new variant of Covid-19 is likely to be circulating.

Covid: Regulator approves first vaccine for EU states

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 15:58
Some EU states could begin rolling out the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine as early as Sunday.

Covid-19: More than 40 countries ban UK arrivals

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 15:03
Spain and India are among the nations to suspend flights amid concern over spread of new variant.

Coronavirus: Do people still have to shield and what are the rules?

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 12:52
As restrictions change across the country, how should more vulnerable people keep themselves safe?

Covid: Cases rise as Christmas rules come into force

Sun, 12/20/2020 - 20:39
The number of daily infections in the UK reaches an all-time high, as new restrictions come into force.

New coronavirus variant: What do we know?

Sun, 12/20/2020 - 19:12
How has a new coronavirus variant become the most common form of the virus in parts of England?

Covid Christmas: What can you do to stay safe?

Sat, 12/19/2020 - 18:41
For those who can meet up on Christmas Day, what can be done to reduce the spread of coronavirus?

Covid: US approves Moderna as second vaccine

Sat, 12/19/2020 - 01:58
The Food and Drug Administration gives the green light for releasing millions of doses.