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Covid-19: Vaccine booster study begins in Cambridge

4 hours 54 min ago
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

6 hours 52 min ago
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

7 hours 30 min ago
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

8 hours 31 min ago
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

8 hours 53 min ago
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

10 hours 48 min ago
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

11 hours 7 min ago
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

21 hours 15 min ago
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

21 hours 16 min ago
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

21 hours 18 min ago
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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Covid: PM promises 'caution' over 21 June lockdown end

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 14:43
Boris Johnson says it is vital any changes are "irreversible", amid rising Delta variant cases.
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NHS in Wales: 'Culture of bullying' among staff

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 07:06
Five whistleblowers working in or with the Welsh NHS share their experiences of bullying and harassment.
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Coronavirus: Vaccine passports considered for use at big events

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 02:11
Covid passports could be used at events such as sports matches and concerts, the BBC understands.
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Covid: Is there a limit to how much worse variants can get?

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 00:16
The coronavirus has changed and changed again, getting more transmissible each time.
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