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BBC.co.uk | 19. 01. 2022 | Health

It's the most significant drop since the Omicron wave hit the country in December, the figures suggest.

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BBC.co.uk | 19. 01. 2022 | Health

Despite no lockdowns, a large survey found anxieties over being infected and long Covid were high.

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BBC.co.uk | 18. 01. 2022 | Health

A Delta outbreak in "zero Covid" Hong Kong will result in the euthanasia of 2,000 small mammals.

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BBC.co.uk | 18. 01. 2022 | Health

People are being advised to remain indoors to escape the dangerous smog.

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BBC.co.uk | 18. 01. 2022 | Health

Patients say they’ve been placed in unsafe environments, often far from home.

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BBC.co.uk | 17. 01. 2022 | Health

More than half of schools had teachers absent due to Covid-19 during the first full week of term.

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BBC.co.uk | 17. 01. 2022 | Health

Epidemiologist Professor Mike Tildesley says we could be seeing the Omicron wave turning around.

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BBC.co.uk | 17. 01. 2022 | Health

People can now stop quarantining earlier - as long as they produce negative lateral flow tests.

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BBC.co.uk | 16. 01. 2022 | Health

Teenagers in England who had their second dose three months ago can book from Monday, the NHS says.

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BBC.co.uk | 15. 01. 2022 | Health

A five-year-old boy with autism is now thriving at school, despite the impact of lockdown.

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BBC.co.uk | 14. 01. 2022 | Health

Winter and Covid are putting the NHS under severe strain, find out what's happening in your area.

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BBC.co.uk | 14. 01. 2022 | Health

Health advisors say vaccines give them confidence that most people will not become severely ill with Covid.

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BBC.co.uk | 14. 01. 2022 | Health

A bigger proportion of deaths recorded in the daily data are people who died with Covid, rather than from it.

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BBC.co.uk | 14. 01. 2022 | Health

The family says they will have the "biggest party ever" for Kylie Weatherby, who had twins in May.

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BBC.co.uk | 14. 01. 2022 | Health

The virus is causing some to develop fevers but not serious illness, experts say.

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BBC.co.uk | 14. 01. 2022 | Health

The scientists say their discovery accurately predicts if the cancer is unlikely to spread.

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BBC.co.uk | 13. 01. 2022 | Health

Scottish researchers found vaccination in pregnancy did not increase the risk of complications, but Covid-19 did.

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BBC.co.uk | 13. 01. 2022 | Health

Watch the best bits of England's deputy chief medical officer giving pandemic advice.

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BBC.co.uk | 13. 01. 2022 | Health

Record numbers waiting for routine care - with one in 20 waiting over a year, NHS data shows.

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BBC.co.uk | 13. 01. 2022 | Health

The Ministry of Defence is considering a request to send up to 150 personnel to Northern Ireland.

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BBC.co.uk | 13. 01. 2022 | Health

Doctors in NHS Lanarkshire will suspend some GP services in order to prioritise those most in need.

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BBC.co.uk | 13. 01. 2022 | Health

"You shouldn't focus on what it is that you're losing, but what you want to gain in your life."

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BBC.co.uk | 12. 01. 2022 | Health

How is a hospital coping with Covid admissions, staff off sick and winter pressures?

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BBC.co.uk | 12. 01. 2022 | Health

Hospital admissions with the virus in the UK - the key measure - appear to have already plateaued.

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BBC.co.uk | 12. 01. 2022 | Health

As with Covid, most children have mild symptoms but a small number need hospital treatment.

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BBC.co.uk | 11. 01. 2022 | Health

Although still an exception, vaccine hesitancy cases like the tennis star Novak Djokovic, show that athletes are not immune to disinformation, experts say.

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BBC.co.uk | 11. 01. 2022 | Health

A tribunal finds that autographing two patients' organs is a "gross violation" of their "dignity".

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BBC.co.uk | 11. 01. 2022 | Health

A positive lateral flow result can now be taken as a first and final confirmation that you have Covid.

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BBC.co.uk | 10. 01. 2022 | Health

Boris Johnson talks about the possibility of cutting the Covid isolation period from seven days to five.

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BBC.co.uk | 10. 01. 2022 | Health

Researchers say immune cells made to defend the body against some colds could help stave off Covid.

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BBC.co.uk | 10. 01. 2022 | Health

Demand for support through a helpline for male survivors of sexual abuse grew by 110% last year.

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BBC.co.uk | 09. 01. 2022 | Health

Oxfordshire MPs to ask the government about the future of the Harwell Science Campus vaccine centre.

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BBC.co.uk | 09. 01. 2022 | Health

King's College Hospital's Dr Clive Kay says unvaccinated staff could lose jobs.

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BBC.co.uk | 09. 01. 2022 | Health

The UK's former vaccines minister says reducing the quarantine period would ease staff pressures.

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BBC.co.uk | 08. 01. 2022 | Health

Health and Science Reporter Laura Foster tries to help us understand the effect Covid-19 has had on the UK.

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BBC.co.uk | 07. 01. 2022 | Health

The booster third dose continues to give high protection to people 65 and over, data suggests.

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BBC.co.uk | 07. 01. 2022 | Health

Claire Evans is one of a select number of leukaemia patients being given a specialised type of therapy.

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BBC.co.uk | 07. 01. 2022 | Health

One in 15 people had Covid last week and numbers are rising fastest in the north of England.

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BBC.co.uk | 07. 01. 2022 | Health

Staff absences for Covid reasons have trebled since Omicron took off a month ago, latest figures show.

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BBC.co.uk | 07. 01. 2022 | Health

The predicted rise in cases is largely down to ageing populations with unhealthy lifestyles, experts say.

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