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Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases

BBC Health News Feed - 4 hours 15 min ago
Prof Dame Sarah Gilbert says medical science has transformed ambitions for new vaccines.
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Covid tests: I trusted my PCR results

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 17:35
People share their stories of having negative PCR tests after positive lateral flow results.
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Investigation ordered into Wolverhampton Covid lab test failings

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 17:28
A lab in Wolverhampton is suspended as 43,000 people in England and Wales are potentially affected.
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Covid test lab in Wolverhampton suspended over wrong results

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 09:43
Around 43,000 people may have been wrongly told their test for Covid-19 was negative.
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Covid: False negative Covid test results confirmed at Newbury Showground

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 04:11
Some people who took tests in Berkshire earlier this month may have wrongly been given the all-clear.
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Stillbirth rate high for black and Asian babies in UK

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 17:55
The figures come despite improving numbers overall, with some 610 fewer stillbirths in 2019 than in 2013.
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GP rescue plan to boost face-to-face consultations

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 04:02
Extra £250m available to pay for locum staff to help practices in England improve access over winter.
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Covid: Lateral flow tests more accurate than first thought, study finds

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 03:54
Positive results from the widely-used rapid Covid tests should be trusted, say UCL researchers.
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Henrietta Lacks: 'Mother' of modern medicine honoured

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 22:05
Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman whose cells have led to key medical breakthroughs.
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Covid: New WHO group may be last chance to find virus origins

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 21:53
The World Health Organization unveils a new group to examine the emergence of the virus more closely.
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Covid: Scientists targeted with abuse during pandemic

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 18:00
Doctors who came into the public eye during Covid received death threats and harassment.
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NHS Covid Pass: Vaccine records access restored after outage

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 16:22
The app widely used to prove vaccination status for travel suffered an outage Wednesday.
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Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge prepares for busiest winter ever

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 12:22
One of England's leading hospitals is preparing for its busiest winter ever.
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Betsi Cadwaladr: Hospital restructuring blamed for amputation

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 08:02
A woman says hospital restructuring has badly affected her husband's treatment.
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Northern Trust radiologist review finds 66 discrepancies

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 06:22
The highest level of hospital investigation will be carried out into the cases of 17 patients.
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Life expectancy falling in parts of England before pandemic - study

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 05:40
It is alarming, say researchers, that longevity was declining in the north even before the pandemic.
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Laser vagina menopause therapy shows no benefit in trial

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 05:09
The treatment, meant to rejuvenate and treat dryness, worked no better than a placebo procedure.
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Care staff shortage worse than before pandemic, study shows

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 04:42
Reward care workers for their skills and dedication to avoid staff shortages, report urges.
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What those living with dementia want people to know

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 01:54
"Dementia is something you learn to live with, not just die of," - tips from, those living with the condition.
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Covid: Misleading vaccine claims target children and parents

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 00:11
The vaccine is being offered to children aged 12 and older.
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