Covid symptoms: Is it a cold, flu or coronavirus?

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 12:39
With similar symptoms, deciding whether or not you need to get tested for coronavirus can be tricky.
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Plastic pollution: Washed clothing's synthetic mountain of 'fluff'

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 21:00
Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash.
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All you need to know on the coronavirus

Health News BBC - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:49
A new continuous cough and fever are also symptoms but how do you know what to look for?
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Coronavirus: Testing problems leaving families in limbo

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 18:24
Parents are missing work and children kept home from school as they wrestle with the testing system
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Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 16:15
Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
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Ship with no crew to sail across the Atlantic

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:03
A full-size, crewless research ship is to make one of the world's first autonomous transatlantic voyages.
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Gamston doctor cannot donate blood 'as wife is African'

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:03
A Kenyan doctor is calling for change in NHS policies to help more black people give blood.
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Is there life floating in the clouds of Venus?

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 18:06
Telescope observations spy a gas high in the atmosphere of Venus that on Earth is made by microbes.
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Climate change: Warmth shatters section of Greenland ice shelf

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 04:29
A big chunk of ice breaks away from the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf - 79N, or Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden.
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Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?

Health News BBC - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 17:39
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are being traced.
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Coronavirus: Who would get the vaccine first?

Health News BBC - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 02:03
If scientists succeed in making a coronavirus vaccine, when will we get it, how much will it cost and who will get it first?
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Wildlife in 'catastrophic decline' due to human destruction, scientists warn

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 04:18
Conservation group WWF says global wildlife populations have shrunk by two-thirds since 1970.
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Coronavirus bubbles: How do they work and who is in yours?

Health News BBC - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 00:44
Some people in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland can form "support bubbles".
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Coronavirus: What is anxiety and how can I get help?

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 03:19
Changes in all our lives have increased anxiety levels but there is support and advice available.
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Coronavirus: Should I start taking vitamin D?

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 15:39
Some people might want to consider it during the pandemic. Here's why.
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Coronavirus: Why have cases spiked in Corby?

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/03/2020 - 19:05
Corby has the fifth highest rate of new cases per 100,000 people in English towns and cities.
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Coronavirus cure: What progress are we making on treatments?

Health News BBC - Wed, 09/02/2020 - 17:01
Teams around the world are looking into medicines for Covid-19 and scientists are starting to discover what works.
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Coronavirus: Does reopening schools risk spreading coronavirus?

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/01/2020 - 18:57
Children are at low risk from the disease, but concerns have been raised for teachers.
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She got ill when the pandemic hit - and still is, six months later

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/01/2020 - 02:27
For some people Covid just will not go away. One woman who thinks she had it has made an Instagram diary.
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Coronavirus loss of smell: 'Meat tastes like petrol'

Health News BBC - Fri, 08/28/2020 - 03:44
A phenomenon called parosmia has left coronavirus survivors trapped in a world of distorted scents.
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