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BBC News

January 27th
Vicki Meredew, who received a leftover vaccine dose, will continue palliative treatment for a brain tumour.
January 26th
There will be "a lot more deaths" before the effect of vaccines is felt, England's chief medical officer says.
January 26th
Boris Johnson says he takes "full responsibility" for the UK government's response to the pandemic.
January 26th
England's chief medial officer described today as a very sad day, as England surpasses 100,000 Covid deaths.
January 26th
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
January 26th
Nadhim Zahawi says supply is tight, but he expects the UK to meet its February target of 15 million doses.
January 26th
As the UK records its 100,000th death from Covid within 28 days of a positive test, Catherine Burns speaks to some of the people behind the figures.
January 26th
Women reveal the "anxiety" caused by Covid rules that have seen them alone in hospital during pregnancy.
January 26th
As the number of people who died reaches six figures, the factors that led to this terrible total.
January 26th
The government says it is seeking a permanent solution to the EU supply issue.
January 26th
The NHS says any invitation which asks for vaccine payment or bank account details is a scam.
January 26th
What should people wear to help stop the spread of new, more contagious coronavirus variants?
January 26th
The peak of hospital cases may have passed in the south east - but hospitals in the Midlands are still braced for further pressures,
January 26th
Before Wuhan was locked down in January 2020 officials said the outbreak was under control - but the virus had spread inside and outside the city.
January 26th
How are Covid-19 vaccines being distributed across the world? As some countries start vaccinating their populations, others are being left behind.
January 25th
The health secretary says lifting restrictions can only happen when the "facts on the ground" show it is safe.
January 25th
Laboratory tests suggest antibodies can recognise and fight the UK and South Africa variants.
January 25th
The highest-risk job roles were in restaurants, care work and manufacturing.
January 25th
There is some evidence that the new UK variant may be more deadly, says PM Boris Johnson.
January 25th
Two of the three approved Covid vaccines are being rolled out across the UK, so when might you get one?
January 24th
As high risk groups continue to be immunised there are growing concerns that people with learning disabilities have been missed out.
January 22nd
Some of those leading the nation's vaccination effort have told of their experiences.
January 22nd
The UK's chief medical adviser warns that "a very small change and it could start taking off again".
January 22nd
The world's first coronavirus quarantine began in Wuhan a year ago - how has China changed since then?
January 21st
People across the country are being urged to "double down" and stick to the lockdown rules.
January 21st
Israel is likely to be the first country to see an impact from vaccination - but it is still too early.
January 20th
Meet the artists shaping graphic medicine - a genre of comics focused on the experience of living with mental illness.
January 20th
Cancer patient Luke Grenfell-Shaw completes the first part of his round-the-world challenge.
January 18th
Ambulance service staff in London explain the unique pressures of working during a pandemic.
January 18th
Clusters of deaths in the first wave unexpectedly showed up in rural parts of Wales.
January 18th
One doctor tells her story of battling the pandemic alone in Yemen after her colleagues fled.
January 16th
Christmas gatherings were cut back but was there still an impact on Covid cases?
January 16th
Everyone has heard about doctors and nurses catching Covid-19 but cleaners and porters have been worse hit.
January 15th
The risks of catching Covid indoors are well-known, but what are the chances of being infected outdoors?
January 15th
A therapist who arranges free mental health help for NHS workers says many are at "breaking point".

NHS News

January 31st
Health A-Z Symptoms, conditions, medicines, treatments and guides Find conditions and treatments Live well Articles, videos and tools from the NHS on more than 100 topics, including alcohol, diet, fitness, tiredness and weight loss, giving you and yo…
November 3rd
"Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy," BBC News reports. The news comes from research into whether people with cancer might respond differently to cancer treatment depending on the bacteria in their gut. Researchers specifically looked at a type of canc…
November 2nd
"Tissue inflammation blood test points to dementia risk," is the headline in The Times. Researchers in the US say people who have higher measures of inflammation in middle age are likely to have less brain tissue in some parts of their brain in older age…
November 1st
"A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer," reports The Guardian. Researchers wanted to investigate whether there's a link between medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and st…
October 31st
A new study investigating the effects of a nutrient drink for Alzheimer's disease has led to very different headlines in the media. While BBC News tells us the "Alzheimer's nutrient drink falters in clinical trial", the Daily Mirror reports the drink "cou…
October 30th
"Marriage and having close friends may help protect against dementia, according to Loughborough University researchers," BBC News reports. The news comes from a study looking at the link between social relationships and the risk of developing dementia. …
October 27th
"Afternoon heart surgery has lower risk of complications, study suggests," says The Guardian. Researchers in France were interested in whether the time of day of the operation was carried out affected the rate of complications following a type of open he…
October 26th
"Up to 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems have to leave their jobs each year, a report says," writes BBC News. This was just one of the UK media outlets that published the findings of a report looking at the extent of mental ill health i…
October 25th
"Common blood thinning drugs halve the risk of dementia for patients who have an irregular heartbeat," reports the Mail Online. Researchers in Sweden used the country's health registry data to assess whether people with a condition called atrial fibrill…
October 25th
"Do you have one of the 180 breast cancer genes? One in five women has a variant that raises her risk of the condition by a third" is the rather inaccurate headline in the Mail Online. The story covers 2 new studies looking for genetic variations known a…

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