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Covid-19: 'Immunisation moving us to a better place everyday'

6 hours 38 min ago
Prof Adam Finn says he understands why people need dates to hold on to but "this is a process".
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Chrstian Eriksen: What can cause a cardiac arrest?

15 hours 10 min ago
Athletes can be more at risk because of stress on their hearts, but they can happen to anyone at any time.
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Self-harm warning signs can appear decade earlier

15 hours 36 min ago
Even at age five, some children are more likely to self-harm than their classmates.
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Covid: Lockdown easing in England delayed to 19 July

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 22:40
Most remaining curbs on social contact will continue - but the cap on wedding guests will be lifted.
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Covid-19: Vaccine booster study begins in Cambridge

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 16:24
The Cov-Boost study is testing seven vaccines to see which works best as a third dose.
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The gay men who can donate blood in the UK for the first time

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 14:26
Gay couple Oscar and Xavier donate blood for the first time after rules change across most of the UK.
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Christian Eriksen: Dad back playing football after cardiac arrest

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 13:47
Andrew Barnett had a cardiac arrest while playing football in front of his son in 2018.
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Covid vaccination: All adults in Wales offered first jab

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:47
Welsh health minister says vaccine rollout is six weeks ahead of schedule as Wales leads world.
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All you need to know on the coronavirus

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:24
A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.
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Blood donation: Gay couple 'thrilled' after rules change

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:30
Until now men who have sex with men had to wait three months before donating.
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Headache and runny nose linked to Delta variant

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:10
People may need to be on the lookout for different Covid symptoms, according to researchers.
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ASMR: Former farmer, 84, is accidental YouTube star

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 00:02
John Butler's videos have been watched by millions after he became popular with the ASMR community.
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Covid: Boris Johnson to announce whether 21 June easing to go ahead

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 00:02
Many scientists have said it should be delayed amid rising cases but businesses say this would cost jobs.
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Jess Phillips: Ditch HPV stigma to avoid the shame I felt

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 00:00
With more women being told they have the virus, Jess Phillips says there needs to be more discussion.
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G7: World leaders promise one billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer nations

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 15:22
The prime minister says it is a "big step towards vaccinating the world" by the end of 2022.
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G7 leaders pledge 1bn doses of vaccines for poorer countries - Johnson

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 14:47
G7 leaders pledge one billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines for poorer countries, says PM Boris Johnson.
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Covid-19: Hospital data key to 21 June lockdown end, says Raab

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 11:12
Dominic Raab says the decision depends on breaking the link between cases and hospital admissions.
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Covid-19: 'We will have a substantial third wave'

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 10:12
Sage scientist warns opening up too soon would "fan the flames" of a third wave of coronavirus.
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Oxford writer welcomes gay blood donor rule change

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 07:55
Writer Wayne Brown welcomes the change after he was turned away from donating last year.
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Tourette’s Syndrome: ‘I don’t want people to think I’m a bad child’

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 00:02
Ten-year-old Deaglan McCallion wants people to be more understanding of his condition.
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