• Long Covid in children 'nowhere near scale feared'

    Added On : 5th September 2021

    The risk of "long Covid" in children is much lower than many had feared, leading child health experts have said.

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  • Coronavirus vaccines cut risk of long Covid, study finds

    Added On : 2nd September 2021

    Being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 not only cuts the risk of catching it, but also of an infection turning into long Covid, research led by King's College London suggests.

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  • New Zealand woman dies after receiving Pfizer vaccine

    Added On : 1st September 2021

    New Zealand has reported what it believes to be its first death linked to the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.

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  • Covid: Delta variant patients twice as likely to need hospital care

    Added On : 31st August 2021

    People are twice as likely to need hospital care if they are sick with the Delta Covid variant, rather than the Alpha variant that was once prevalent in the UK, data from England suggests.

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  • Covid: Vaccine complications dwarfed by virus risks

    Added On : 29th August 2021

    A major review of vaccines suggests the AstraZeneca jab does raise the risk of blood clots and another serious condition that can cause bleeding.

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  • Smoking surge in young during Covid lockdown

    Added On : 26th August 2021

    England saw a rise in young adults taking up smoking during the first lockdown, according to a study.

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  • Covid jab response low for some immunosuppressed people

    Added On : 25th August 2021

    Some patients with impaired immune systems have a low or absent antibody response after receiving two doses of Covid vaccine, a UK study has found.

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  • India approves world's first DNA Covid vaccine

    Added On : 24th August 2021

    India's drug regulator has approved the world's first DNA vaccine against Covid-19 for emergency use.

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  • Covid vaccine: US plans to offer booster Covid jabs in September

    Added On : 23rd August 2021

    Covid-19 vaccine booster jabs will be offered to "all Americans" from 20 September, according to US officials.

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  • Covid cases and hospital admissions down - is it over?

    Added On : 22nd August 2021

    When the government in England announced it was lifting nearly all remaining restrictions, it was branded a "dangerous" and "unethical" experiment by critical scientists.

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