How many cases in your area?

Health News BBC - Sun, 07/11/2021 - 18:24
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Sir Richard Branson takes off on 'extraordinary' space flight

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 07/11/2021 - 17:48
The UK businessman is set to realise a lifetime's ambition by flying to the edge of space.
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Covid-19: Masks still expected to be worn indoors after 19 July - Zahawi

Health News BBC - Sun, 07/11/2021 - 14:55
England is moving from "you must" wear a mask to "you are expected to", the vaccines minister says.
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Covid: 'We're moving to: You are expected to wear a mask'

Health News BBC - Sun, 07/11/2021 - 13:47
The vaccines minister says it is part of the "cautious" move to step four of the government's roadmap.
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Covid: NHS backlog in England could reach 13 million, says Sajid Javid

Health News BBC - Sun, 07/11/2021 - 12:02
Sajid Javid says waiting list projections "shocked me the most" in his first days as health secretary.
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Covid: Woman aged 90 died with double variant infection

Health News BBC - Sun, 07/11/2021 - 02:11
Simultaneous infections are rare but can happen, particularly in people yet to be vaccinated, warn experts.
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Covid to get worse before it gets better, doctors warn

Health News BBC - Sat, 07/10/2021 - 18:18
Medical leaders urge people to act with care including continuing to wear face masks in indoor areas.
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Covid: Fully jabbed NHS staff may not have to isolate

Health News BBC - Sat, 07/10/2021 - 18:17
Health leaders urge the government to change quarantine rules to avoid severe staff shortages.
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Virgin Galactic's Beth Moses: 'No camera can capture the magic'

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 07/10/2021 - 11:12
Virgin Galactic's chief astronaut instructor, Beth Moses, describes the experience of spaceflight.
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Colchester parents 'ecstatic' after baby approved for £1.7m drug

Health News BBC - Sat, 07/10/2021 - 10:30
Ten-month-old Edward will receive the world's most expensive drug after a campaign by his parents.
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Covid origins: Scientists weigh up evidence over virus's origins

Health News BBC - Sat, 07/10/2021 - 02:20
Researchers aim to "set the record straight" on how the virus transferred from bats into humans.
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Covid origins: Scientists weigh up evidence over virus's origins

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 07/10/2021 - 02:20
Researchers aim to "set the record straight" on how the virus transferred from bats into humans.
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Ros Atkins on… England’s Covid gamble

Health News BBC - Sat, 07/10/2021 - 02:00
Ros Atkins looks at the UK government’s plan to lift Covid restrictions in England.
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Why North America's killer heat scares me

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 21:54
It's not the new record temperatures that concern the BBC's Roger Harrabin - it's the way they were smashed.
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Marked increase in Covid infections across UK

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 18:49
New infections continue to rise, as England prepares to lift further restrictions.
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Heart inflammation link to Pfizer and Moderna jabs

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 18:18
But European regulators say the benefits of Covid vaccines continue to far outweigh the risks.
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Covid vaccines do work well in clinically vulnerable

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 17:47
A study of more than a million people shows those with other conditions get high protection from two doses.
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NHS Covid app may change as rules change, Grant Shapps says

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 15:46
The transport secretary says the app's sensitivity may need to be reduced as restrictions change.
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Should I still wear a face mask or covering and what are the rules?

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 13:07
Wearing a face covering is currently a legal requirement in many places, but rules are changing in England.
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Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 12:43
Boris Johnson has set out government plans for lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England.
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