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 UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 18:17
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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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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Coronavirus: More care urged for pregnant BAME patients

Health News BBC - Sat, 06/27/2020 - 03:05
Maternity units in England are being asked to provide more checks and support during the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Tsar says PPE shortage crisis is over

Health News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 19:11
Lord Deighton admits there were "big problems" up to a month ago getting protective kit to NHS staff.
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Who can now get a test?

Health News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 17:30
What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for and how do they work?
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Lister and Watford hospitals discharged 130 without Covid-19 tests

Health News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 16:43
At least 275 people have died in Hertfordshire's care homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Brexit: UK starts work on buying own sat-nav system to rival Galileo

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 15:32
Ministers fear over-reliance on US-based GPS in the event of an attack or technical failure.
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Coronavirus death rate falling in hospitals

Health News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 14:44
Researchers at the University of Oxford identified the pattern in hospital case data for England.
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Coronavirus: How does contact tracing work?

Health News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 12:53
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
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Coronavirus: Has the NHS got enough PPE?

Health News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 10:40
The government says it's working "around the clock" to provide protective equipment, but doctors say shortages put lives at risk.
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Coronavirus: Taxi drivers 'unprotected' against Covid-19

Health News BBC - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 02:29
Industry leaders say they have been working without "adequate protection and guidance".
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