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Russian Covid vaccine shows encouraging results

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 15:00
The full trial results have not yet been published, but scientists welcomed the positive news.

Instagram: New tools to ban self-harm and suicide posts

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 13:06
The social media app has rolled out technology in the UK and Europe to identify harmful posts.

Covid vaccine: 'No decision' on under 50s vaccine plan

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 12:25
Uncertainty about how the Covid vaccines work mean there is no plan for younger people yet.

Student Covid-19 testing: BBC takes a look at one of the first university facilities

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 11:07
A look around a university testing centre after mass testing is announced to help get students home for Christmas.

Covid-19 vaccine: Prof Van-Tam says he would take the vaccine

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 11:06
England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer says he has "absolute trust" in the safety of a vaccine.

Coronavirus: Northern England 'worst hit' by pandemic

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 08:51
Health inequalities have led to Covid-19 taking a "devastating grip" on the north, a report says.

Mobile robo-surgeons could widen access to keyhole surgery

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 06:04
A modular design allows keyhole surgery to be performed in smaller operating theatres.

Second wave: NHS staff 'feeling the strain'

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 00:08
The BBC’s health editor Hugh Pym spent a day at Royal Derby Hospital

Immunising the world against Covid-19

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 00:05
With new developments in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, how easy would it be to immunise the world? Tulip Mazumdar reports.

Coronavirus: Meeting the plasma donor who 'saved my life'

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 18:16
Ann was the first to try an experimental coronavirus treatment in the UK involving a plasma transfer.

Covid vaccine: How will we keep it cold enough?

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 17:23
The vaccine has to be kept at temperatures four times lower than the average home freezer.

Matt Hancock on Covid 19 vaccine trials and roll out

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 14:11
The UK does not have a Covid vaccine yet, but is “one step closer” says the health secretary.

Coronavirus: Turkish Germans raise new Covid vaccine hopes

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 12:40
A husband and wife from Turkish immigrant families spearhead a vaccine breakthrough.

Lockdown: Will the vaccine be compulsory? And other questions

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 11:05
We answer some of your questions about the Pfizer vaccine for coronavirus.

'Really exciting time' as Covid vaccine hopes soar

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:48
Professor Sir John Bell, from Oxford University, says we could have multiple vaccines available in early 2021.

Covid: China's Sinovac vaccine trial halted in Brazil

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:48
The Sinovac clinical trial has been suspended after a "severe adverse" incident, say authorities.

Hancock: 'NHS absolutely ready' for Covid vaccine

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:14
The heath secretary says it will be "a huge logistical effort" to roll out a Covid vaccine once approved.

Covid: Seven-day-a-week clinics for vaccine proposed

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 05:58
Doctors' leaders say they "stand ready" to start providing a vaccine for up to 12 hours every day.

Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'We are first-hand witnesses of this devastation'

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 04:48
Four nurses describe the pressure they are under as the second coronavirus wave gathers force.

Covid 'raises new psychiatric disorders risk'

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 02:48
Anxiety was most commonly diagnosed in a study of US patients for 90 days after their diagnosis.