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Autism: How to talk to a child about their autism

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 00:27
Tips from a mum on how to talk to a child about their autism.
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Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 00:12
Advice on protecting your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak.
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North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust: 20 deaths or serious harm cases in maternity

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 00:00
A Devon hospital is linked to 20 deaths or serious harm cases since 2008, according to an NHS review.
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PrEP: Preventative HIV drug available in England from April

Sun, 03/15/2020 - 13:12
The pill is already free in Scotland to people who are at the highest risk of contracting the virus.
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Coronavirus: Isolation for over-70s 'a big ask'

Sun, 03/15/2020 - 11:25
Health Secretary Matt Hancock outlines plans for protecting the elderly and vulnerable from coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Isolation for over-70s 'within weeks'

Sun, 03/15/2020 - 11:14
New rules telling older people in the UK to remain at home will be triggered soon, the health secretary says.
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Coronavirus: Why we touch our faces and how to stop it

Sun, 03/15/2020 - 00:28
We speak to a psychologist about the habit at the centre of the coronavirus spread.
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Coronavirus: Scientists say UK virus strategy is 'risking lives'

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 20:09
Hundreds of scientists write to the government calling for tougher measures to tackle Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: UK deaths double in 24 hours

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 17:26
Ten more people have died after testing positive for the virus, NHS England says.
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UK doctor on recovering from 'grim' coronavirus

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 14:14
Doctor Clare Gerada believes she contracted the virus in New York but says she is now on the mend.
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Coronavirus: Do face masks actually work?

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 01:04
With face masks in high demand, we look at whether they really can protect people from the virus.
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Coronavirus: What it does to the body

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 01:02
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
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Coronavirus: Mass gatherings could be banned in UK from next week

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 00:29
A government source says ministers are drawing up plans to ease the burden on emergency services.
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Coronavirus explained in 60 seconds

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 22:04
Everything you need to know about the coronavirus – explained in just one minute.
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Routine surgery in Wales cancelled due to coronavirus

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 17:16
Beds need to be freed up for coronavirus cases in Wales, the health minister says.
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Coronavirus: Europe now epicentre of the pandemic, says WHO

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 16:37
The World Health Organization urges nations to take aggressive measures amid a steep rises in cases.
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Coronavirus: Why does the UK have more modest controls?

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 15:33
The government's top scientists are ploughing a different furrow to that of many other countries.
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Coronavirus: Countries enforce mass closures to stem spread

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 14:22
Schools close, museums shut, sports events are off and lockdowns widen as the coronavirus spreads.
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Coronavirus: Government expert defends not closing UK schools

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 09:25
Chief scientific officer, Sir Patrick Vallance, says the government is focusing on the most "impactful measures."
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Coronavirus: Three reasons why the UK might not look like Italy

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 07:35
Boris Johnson's chief scientific adviser says the UK is four weeks behind Italy, What does that mean?
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