But coronavirus infections fell in most English regions in the week to 5 December.
Annabel Wright, 15, had been using Roaccutane in the months before she died, an inquest hears.
Life expectancy for men has fallen because of the Covid pandemic - but what will be the long-term effect?
The 15-year-old's mother says she told doctors she had heard of suicides linked to Roaccutane use.
As more people mix again, the common cold is back - and leaving people floored.
Former triathlete Kayleigh Adams endured a fourth-degree tear that led to her needing a colostomy bag.
Headlines have focused on teenagers and booster doses - but millions still haven't had a first jab.
Scientists at Imperial College London are now researching a link between Covid-19 and new allergies.
Patients are sometimes left waiting to speak to a phone operator for up to an hour.
Infected blood scandal survivors have accused ministers of misleading the public in 1983.
The number of parents having a baby this way has nearly quadrupled in the last decade, figures show.
Some prescribed treatments are unnecessary and even harmful, says government-commissioned report.
The world's largest vaccine maker halted exports in April to meet domestic demand as cases rose.
Data from half England's specialist services found a fifth have waited more than 12 weeks in the pandemic.
Video training for parents could improve communication with their infants, a small study suggests.
Drugs charity The Loop found four 'pharaoh' pills in Manchester contained different substances.
It is part of the drive to get more people protected ahead of winter as the pandemic continues.
The positive trial results could pave the way for vaccinating children younger than 12, if approved.
The study for children aged 12 to 16 is being run by researchers in Southampton.
It is estimated that fortifying flour with folic acid could prevent up to 200 birth defects a year.
Gardening is being offered as an alternative for some to lifting weights and running on treadmills.
It's the fastest-growing genetic condition in the UK but some feel the illness, which mostly affects black people, isn't taken seriously.
Ros Atkins looks at the ethics of Western countries rolling out Covid booster jabs while millions globally remain unvaccinated.
An online tool could help doctors identify those who would benefit from boosters or early therapy.
Antibody therapy Ronapreve, given to Donald Trump, will be given to eligible NHS patients in hospital.
A debt collection company told some women that future visas for in the UK would be refused if they did not pay.
The former operator of Jeesal Cawston Park says an inquiry's findings do not apply to its homes.
One in 40 people has some long-lasting symptoms, Office for National Statistics data suggests.
How are care home staff and residents preparing to face a second autumn and winter of Covid-19?
Hospital in England and Wales can now start vaccinating healthcare workers with a booster dose.
There is no evidence of any impact on fertility - but research will help to counter false claims.
There will be "no single trigger" for bringing back coronavirus restrictions during winter, Sajid Javid says.
But government scientific advisers also say "light" restrictions could curb infections in England.
Esha Nadeswaran from London has leukaemia and needs a stem cell donor to save her life.
The chair of the JCVI says the latest advice doesn't suggest there will be a recurrent booster programme.
Experts say a single dose of Pfizer should be offered at least six months after a second dose.
Parental consent will be sought for the programme for children aged 12 to 15, the government says.
The benefit of vaccinating younger people is an “important and potentially useful additional tool” says England’s chief medical officer.
A vaccination bus is on campus to give teenagers a chance to get jabbed.
When former singer Tanja Bage was told she would lose her voice to throat cancer, she immediately began to create a video diary.
Move will help reduce school disruption - but only one dose to be offered, top doctors say.
Out of 51,000 Covid deaths in England between January and July, only 256 occurred after two doses.
The charity Engage Britain polled more than 4,000 British adults on their attitudes to the NHS.
The Royal College of GPs says a failure to recruit enough doctors has put services under pressure.
Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert said the choice between offering booster jabs or first doses is 'simplistic'.
The UK regulator's decision paves the way for a rollout ahead of winter to millions of people.
It took an average of more than eight minutes to respond to urgent call-outs, NHS figures show.
The government proposes Covid and flu jabs are made compulsory for NHS and care workers in England.
The Prime Minister believes new funds will tackle the Covid backlog - but refuses to set targets.
Boris Johnson says around 9m treatments could be funded by proposed government investment.
Data on whether they are needed is still awaited but ministers say the NHS is ready to go if they are.
A woman who got one jab in England and one in Scotland says her vaccine certificate only confirms a single dose.
Nikki Morrison was told the island's Reciprocal Health Agreement expired after three months.
Firefighters are at greater risk of developing cancer, the University of Central Lancashire finds.
Genital warts and herpes saw the biggest decrease, the figures for England reveal.
Boris Johnson will set out plans on Tuesday, amid a Tory backlash to tax rises to cover costs.
Charlotte Jackson's son died after reporting fluid loss to staff at an under-fire hospital trust.
Following the death of the Girls Aloud star, a GP explains the simple check people can do themselves.
A government source says the money will help the health service this winter and tackle the backlog.
Wayne Dennis, 50, has been waiting more than two years for treatment to his gallbladder.
Prof Anthony Harnden, deputy chairman of the JVCI, says there "isn't a right or wrong answer".