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Updated: 1 hour 27 min ago

Covid-19: 'Too early to say' what Christmas rules will be says minister

8 hours 10 min ago
Environment Secretary George Eustice says people "may not be able to get together in larger groups".
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Skin cancer: How do I check my moles for signs of melanoma?

20 hours 56 min ago
Influencer Molly-Mae Hague, 21, is raising awareness about skin cancer among young people,.
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Coronavirus: Europe's daily deaths rise by nearly 40% compared with last week - WHO

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 19:02
Intensive care units are now beginning to fill, the World Health Organization tells the BBC.
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Coronavirus vaccine: When will we have one?

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:44
Medical researchers around the world are working on a vaccine for Covid-19.
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Syria: Inside a refugee camp where Covid is spreading

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:29
Doctors say Covid-19 is now rampant in the refugee camps of Idlib, north-west Syria.
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Covid has thrived on racial discrimination, says Baroness Doreen Lawrence

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 00:58
Labour's review says ethnic minorities are "over-exposed" and have worse healthcare than white people.
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East London mural honours NHS workforce

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 00:06
A new mural in east London is four storeys high, created with more than 200 flowers.
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India's first 'saviour sibling' cures brother of fatal illness

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 00:04
Her birth has also led to a debate about the ethics of using technology to create a child.
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Don't hold home firework displays, urge doctors

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 00:01
Plastic surgeons implore people to think twice about DIY back garden displays, to avoid injuries.
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Covid: Antibodies 'fall rapidly after infection'

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 00:01
This is likely to mean immunity levels decline and raises the risk of reinfection, researchers say.
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Covid: Nottingham to move into tier 3

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 18:58
Some parts of the surrounding county will also face the toughest Covid rules.
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Covid: Italy brings in sweeping new coronavirus measures

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 15:28
Gyms, pools, cinemas and theatres are closed, while restaurants and bars cut short their table service.
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Therapy patients blackmailed for cash after clinic data breach

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 12:44
Stolen data appears to have included personal identification records and notes about therapy sessions.
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Mother and baby units: 'It's our job to keep them safe'

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 06:00
Units for new mothers and women with serious mental health issues are facing unique challenges.
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Boots to offer 12-minute Covid nasal swab test

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 06:00
The £120 nasal swab test will be available to people not showing any symptoms.
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Covid-19: China tests entire city of Kashgar in Xinjiang

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 04:26
Kashgar city officials say around 4.7m people will be tested over a few days.
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Prue Leith: NHS can serve 'delicious' food on a budget

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 04:20
The Bake Off star leads a review into hospital meals, suggesting digital menus and 24 hour food service.
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Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'We blame Eat Out To Help Out for our tragedy'

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 01:05
Covid's second wave has hit one part of south Bradford badly, and residents have an idea where the problem began.
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Covid nurse: 'I thought I wasn't going to make it'

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 01:04
Devi Nurjandoa survived Covid but is now having to adjust to a new way of life.
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Covid: Spain imposes national night-time curfew to curb infections

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 21:59
As well as a night-time curfew, travel between regions can be banned under the emergency measures.
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