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NHS anniversary: PM to join nationwide clap to celebrate health service

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 03:19
People across the UK will applaud later to celebrate 72 years since the founding of the health service.
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Coronavirus: NHS England launches tool to aid long-term recovery

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 00:30
An online portal will launch in England later this month to help people with ongoing symptoms.
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NHS anniversary: Landmarks to be lit up in weekend of celebration

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 03:45
Landmarks will be lit up blue ahead of a nationwide clap to celebrate 72 years of the health service.
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Coronavirus: Why disabled people are calling for a Covid-19 inquiry

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 01:08
Wheelchair-used Ginny Butcher says disabled people in the UK have been abandoned during the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: 'Right thing' to be part of plasma trial

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 17:36
The first person to get blood plasma as a coronavirus treatment explains why she's taking part in the trial.
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Coronavirus: Almost 20,000 died in care homes

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 15:25
The figures from the ONS are the first to reveal the full toll of the epidemic in care homes.
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Public not asked for addresses for weeks during virus tests

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 12:30
The data in England was missing for weeks, leading to concerns about the local spread of the virus.
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Coronavirus: Cardiff man meets doctor who saved his life

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 07:28
At one stage the oxygen level in Davide Compagnone's blood was lower than on Everest's peak.
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Coronavirus: Care home staff and residents to get regular tests

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 03:01
Move in England and Wales comes after experts have been calling for the checks to contain the virus.
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Coronavirus: Sniffer dogs trial going 'very well'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 01:11
The bio-detection dogs are already trained to detect odours of cancers, malaria and Parkinson's disease.
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Leicester coronavirus outbreak timeline: Who knew what, and when?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:47
By piecing together statements and claims, we have created a chronology of events.
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Coronavirus: Sense of smell and taste 'improve for most'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:03
A study of patients in Italy suggests the symptoms improve with time for most people.
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Coronavirus: Many waiting longer than 24 hours for test results

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:57
But data for regional drive-thru centres and mobile units in England show significant progress made.
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Lockdown: Suicide fears soar in LGBT community

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 01:30
There has been a huge increase in the number of LGBT people seeking suicide-prevention support.
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Coronavirus: 'No obvious source' of Leicester Covid-19 outbreak

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:42
The report said the increase in reported cases could be down to "growth in availability of testing".
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Probe into Shropshire maternity deaths 'too late'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:16
Tasha Turner, whose newborn daughter died in 2013 says news of the police inquiry is "bittersweet".
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Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:39
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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Coronavirus: US buys nearly all of Gilead's Covid-19 drug remdesivir

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:38
The US will acquire almost all the next three months' production of the drug from Gilead.
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Coronavirus: Immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:51
A Swedish study found twice as many people had protective T-cells as tested positive for antibodies.
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Coronavirus: Data needed quicker to target local outbreaks, say doctors

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 04:03
The call from doctors follows a lockdown in Leicester, amid a rise in Covid-19 cases.
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