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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Covid: How worrying are the UK, South Africa, and Brazil coronavirus variants?

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesNew variants of coronavirus are emerging that are more infectious ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca defends EU vaccine rollout plan

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersThe head of AstraZeneca has defended its rollout of the coronavirus ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Covid-19: 'Poor decisions' to blame for UK death toll, scientists say

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightEPA"A legacy of poor decisions" by the UK before and during ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Covid-19: Cough, fatigue, sore throat 'more common' with new variant

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesCough, fatigue, sore throat and muscle pain may be more ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Charities funding plea for Covid-19 bereavement support

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingBereavement support charities are calling for more funding in light of what ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

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

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingMore than five million people in the UK have now received the ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Covid: When will I get the vaccine?

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightPA WireMore than 6.3 million people in the UK have had ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

'We're coping – but it's precarious'

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingThe peak of demand for NHS trusts in London and the South ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Covid-19: Five days that shaped the outbreak

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesA year ago, the Chinese government locked down the city ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesFace coverings reduce the spread of coronavirus droplets from coughs, ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Beware fake Covid vaccination invites, NHS warns

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingThe NHS has warned people to be vigilant about fake invitations to ...
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January 27, 2021 in COVID

Covid-19 vaccine: Woman to restart chemotherapy after jab

A mum-of-two with stage four cancer says she feels safe enough to continue chemotherapy after receiving a leftover coronavirus vaccine.Vicki Meredew was diagnosed with a glioblastoma - a terminal brain…
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Alfie Dingley: Six-month reprieve for EU cannabis medicine import

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightHannah DeaconThe mother of a boy with severe epilepsy has welcomed ...
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

UK Covid deaths: Why the 100,000 toll is so bad

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesMore than 100,000 people in the UK have died from ...
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Covid: Being alone in pregnancy due to hospital rules

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesPregnancy can be hard enough without a pandemic to complicate ...
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Prof Chris Whitty: 'The rate of mortality will come down relatively slowly'

England's chief medical officer professor Chris Whitty has said while the coronavirus death rate has flattened, it remains at a very high rate, and "there will unfortunately be additional deaths".It…
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Covid deaths: Four stories in 100,000

In March 2020, we were told it would be a ‘’good outcome’’ if coronavirus killed 20,000 people across the UK. Now the bleakest milestone has been reached: 100,000 deaths. In…
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Covid deaths: 'Hard to compute sorrow' of 100,000 milestone – PM

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingMore than 100,000 people have died with Covid-19 in ...
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Covid-19: UK deaths likely to come down slowly, Whitty warns

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingThe number of daily coronavirus deaths in the UK ...
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Covid-19: Vaccine minister 'confident' of supplies

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightPA MediaSupplies of vaccines are "tight" but the UK is confident ...
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Covid vaccines: Why some countries will have to wait until 2022

How are Covid-19 vaccines being distributed across the world? As some countries start vaccinating their populations, others are being left behind. Millions of people in developing countries will have to…
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January 26, 2021 in COVID

Coronavirus: EU to tighten vaccine exports amid row with AstraZeneca

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersThe EU has warned it will tighten exports of Covid vaccines ...
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January 25, 2021 in COVID

Luke Grenfell-Shaw: Cycling around the world with cancer

A British man who was diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer two years ago, but is now in remission, has completed the first stage of a bicycle ride that…
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January 25, 2021 in COVID

Covid: Teachers 'not at higher risk' of death than average

SharenocloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGoogleTeachers were not at significantly higher risk of death from Covid-19 ...
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