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Coronavirus: Shielding changes will make a 'huge difference' - Robert Jenrick

2 hours 4 min ago
The communities secretary says the rate of infection is low enough to allow those who have been shielding to do "modest things".
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Coronavirus: Raab defends relaxation of lockdown rules

6 hours 55 min ago
The foreign secretary stresses the "cautious" approach adopted, ahead of measures easing in England.
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Coronavirus: Dominic Raab defends lockdown relaxation measures in England

8 hours 16 min ago
The foreign secretary admitted that the government's five-level, colour-coded alert system was not yet at level three.
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Coronavirus: IVF pause like 'rug pulled beneath you'

8 hours 53 min ago
A couple whose IVF treatment was delayed say struggling to start a family has been "heart-wrenching".
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Coronavirus: 'I'm high risk but made a full recovery'

18 hours 25 min ago
Positive stories from people considered at high risk who have made a full recovery from coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Shielders in England allowed outdoors again from Monday

18 hours 53 min ago
Some restrictions on vulnerable people shielding from coronavirus are to be eased after 10 weeks.
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Coronavirus: The mystery of 'silent spreaders'

19 hours 30 min ago
Scientists have discovered more evidence about a strange and worrying feature of the coronavirus
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Coronavirus: 'Dangerous moment' as UK lockdown eases

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 18:24
The public must be "sensible" after scientists warn of risks of lifting lockdown, medical chief says.
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Coronavirus: 'Don't tear the pants out of it' warns scientist on lockdown easing

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 17:30
The Deputy Chief Medical Officer has warned the public to be sensible as lockdown eases in England.
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Coronavirus: Tory MPs call for change in 2m social distancing rule

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 15:57
Amid fears for the hospitality sector, one MP says relaxing the rule means fewer jobs would be lost.
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Coronavirus: Scientists urge vigilance amid easing of lockdown measures

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 11:13
Lockdown measures in England are easing from Monday, but some scientists warn that the government is lifting restrictions too soon.
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Social distancing: A practical guide to how to socialise now

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 02:03
Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.
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Coronavirus: GPs not told when patients removed from 'shielding lists'

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:51
This has caused confusion and anxiety among extremely vulnerable people staying at home.
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Coronavirus: What happens next?

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:00
Clive Myrie meets patients and staff on the Covid ward at the Royal London Hospital.
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DIY dentistry: What is safe to do to your own teeth?

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:00
How can you treat your own teeth while waiting to see a dentist?
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Coronavirus: Relaxing lockdown 'risky' and 'political decision'

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 18:34
Warning from top scientist advising government says cases are still at very high levels.
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NHS Seacole: Covid-19 rehab centre takes first patients

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 09:22
Covid-19 survivors can require heart, lung and muscle therapy, or psychological and social care.
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About 7% have had coronavirus, says ONS survey

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:34
The estimate is based on blood tests on 885 people in England as part of a household survey by the ONS.
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Coronavirus: How the virus is hitting some harder than others

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:29
The BBC’s Clive Myrie meets black and minority ethnic hospital staff and sees the impact the virus is having beyond the ward.
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Coronavirus: Dental practices to reopen from 8 June

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:19
Dental practices in England have been told they can reopen from Monday, 8 June.
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