Coronavirus: Has Covid-19 exposed UK's underlying ill health?

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/24/2020 - 00:14
What lessons has coronavirus taught us - and will ministers and health leaders act upon them?
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Coronavirus: Are mutations making it more infectious?

Health News BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 02:10
While there have been thousands of changes to the virus only one is seen as possibly altering its behaviour.
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Fertility rate: Shrinking population in six easy lessons

Health News BBC - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 02:56
Research suggests most countries' populations will have shrunk by the end of the century.
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Coronavirus doctor's diary: Why are people remaining ill for so long?

Health News BBC - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 05:17
Dr John Wright on two young patients seen at Bradford Royal Infirmary's Covid-19 "survivors' clinic".
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Coronavirus: What guidance did care homes get from the government?

Health News BBC - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 14:32
Boris Johnson says "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures", so what was the coronavirus guidance given to them?
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'Long-haulers' face lengthy recovery

Health News BBC - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 08:16
Thousands of people with Covid-19 report recurring symptoms for far longer than 14 days.
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Coronavirus: Why disabled people are calling for a Covid-19 inquiry

Health News BBC - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 03:08
Wheelchair-user Ginny Butcher says disabled people in the UK have been abandoned during the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Cardiff man meets doctor who saved his life

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 09:28
At one stage the oxygen level in Davide Compagnone's blood was lower than on Everest's peak.
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Coronavirus: Snacking and family meals increase in lockdown

Health News BBC - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 02:11
Young people's eating habits have meant more snacks but also more shared meals, say researchers.
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Coronavirus doctor's diary: A 'dying' patient's miraculous recovery

Health News BBC - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 03:15
When Mohammed Azeem arrived in hospital his blood oxygen levels were "not compatible with life" as one doctor put it.
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Coronavirus: Leicester 'could be locked down' says home secretary

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 18:25
Priti Patel says it is "correct" the government is considering the move after a rise in cases.
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Coronavirus: Florida and Texas reverse reopening as US cases pass 2.5m

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 17:15
Florida and Texas reverse moves to reopen business amid warnings hospitals may soon be overwhelmed.
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Coronavirus: Expert says Scotland 'could be Covid-free by end of summer'

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 14:30
Prof Devi Sridhar says the country could eliminate the coronavirus if the decline in new cases continues.
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Can we go on holiday with another family? And other questions

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 04:50
Questions about support bubbles, and other coronavirus topics.
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Greens joins three-party Ireland coalition

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 01:17
The Corkman will lead a three-party coalition of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party.
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How one teaspoon of Amazon soil teems with fungal life

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 06/27/2020 - 21:27
Scientists discover hundreds of different fungi in Amazonian soil, thought to play a vital role in nature.
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Coronavirus and psychiatric hospitals: 'Staff are scared, patients are scared'

Health News BBC - Sat, 06/27/2020 - 20:24
How the pandemic has impacted those living and working in one of England's psychiatric hospitals.
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First Viking ship excavation in a century begins in Norway

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 06/27/2020 - 15:04
Just three other well-preserved vessels from the period have been discovered in the Scandinavian country.
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Washing machines' microplastic filters 'untested'

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 06/27/2020 - 13:21
Filters can cut ocean-bound microplastics from washing machines, but more tests are needed, study finds.
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Liverpool: Crowds celebrating title win despite coronavirus fears 'told to leave'

Health News BBC - Sat, 06/27/2020 - 07:37
Police issue a dispersal order after crowds gather for a second night despite coronavirus fears.
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