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Coronavirus: Seacole hospital 'a tribute' to BAME NHS staff

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 02:03
A new community hospital recognises Jamaican-born nurse Mary Seacole - and BAME staff who have died.
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Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'They say I have blood on my hands'

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:57
Abusive messages were sent to an Asian doctor because of a myth that non-white patients are left to die.
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International Nurses Day: The gran, mum and daughter on the front line

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:54
Meet three generations of a North East family working on the front line to fight coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Four nurses on four continents tell their story

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:09
On International Nurses Day the BBC spoke to four nurses on four continents about fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
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UK drug trial for over-50s recruiting

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:05
Researchers are looking for more UK volunteers showing signs of coronavirus to test existing drugs.
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Coronavirus: Cover faces in some public areas, people in England told

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 15:46
The advice to aim to wear face coverings in some public transport and shops is in a new government document on easing lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Can I now visit a national park? And other questions

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 13:25
Can I now visit a national park, new quarantine rules, and other questions answered by BBC experts.
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Coronavirus: Care-worker death rate twice that of health workers

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:43
Healthcare workers have been no more likely to die with Covid-19 than other 20- to 64-year-olds.
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Coronavirus: Wuhan in first virus cluster since end of lockdown

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:29
As China continues easing restrictions, new virus clusters in Wuhan and elsewhere have emerged.
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Coronavirus: PM to reveal further details on lockdown roadmap

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 06:32
New guidance for England will be published later amid concerns Boris Johnson's plan lacks clarity.
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Coronavirus: 'It was a terrible time'

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 00:10
Ertan, a 70-year-old bus driver, has now recovered from Covid-19 after a lengthy stay in hospital.
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Coronavirus: Dutch care home reunites families in a glass pod

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 00:08
With visits banned, one Dutch care home has found an innovative way to bring people together.
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Boris Johnson speech: PM unveils 'conditional plan' to reopen society

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 21:42
Boris Johnson says people in England can spend more time outdoors from Wednesday but lockdown remains.
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Coronavirus: UK sent 50,000 Covid-19 samples to US for testing

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 13:44
The government says "operational issues" in the UK meant 50,000 samples had to be flown to US labs.
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Coronavirus: Call for public inquiry into BAME death risk

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 01:08
More than 70 public figures sign an open letter to the prime minister calling for more transparency.
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OCD: 'I spent 20 years preparing for the coronavirus pandemic'

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 00:59
How coping with OCD prepared one man for the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: The faces smiling behind the masks

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 00:03
Laura Fuchs is capturing New Yorkers who are trying to stay positive in the midst of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: 'Phone apps helped me spend time with my dying mum'

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 07:48
Andrew's mother was dying in hospital under lockdown, so he used technology to spend time with her.
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Coronavirus: Why might the R number be higher in Scotland?

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 01:08
The R-value is at the heart of decisions on easing the lockdown - so why might it be different north of the border?
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Coronavirus: What has kept us going in lockdown?

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 01:07
Coronavirus has forced people in Britain to radically change the way they live their lives. Here are eight things that have helped us cope.
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