• Covid: WHO calls for booster pause to vaccinate poorer nations

    Added On : 5th August 2021

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a suspension on booster vaccines for Covid-19 until at least the end of September.

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  • Long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms rare in children

    Added On : 4th August 2021

    Children who become ill with coronavirus rarely experience long-term symptoms, with most recovering in less than a week, research suggests.

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  • Nanjing: New virus outbreak worst since Wuhan, say Chinese state media

    Added On : 3rd August 2021

    A Covid outbreak first discovered in the Chinese city of Nanjing has spread to five provinces and Beijing, with state media calling it the most extensive contagion after Wuhan.

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  • India vaccination: Does it have enough doses for all adults?

    Added On : 2nd August 2021

    India's government is promising to vaccinate the entire adult population by the end of 2021, but questions remain over whether it will have enough doses.

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  • Chronic health issues for third in late 40s - study

    Added On : 1st August 2021

    About one in three middle-aged people has multiple chronic health issues, a long-running British study suggests.

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  • Covid: Delta variant spreads globally as cases soar

    Added On : 29th July 2021

    The Delta variant of Covid-19 has now been detected in 124 territories worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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  • Covid vaccine: Eight-week gap seen as sweet spot for Pfizer jab antibodies

    Added On : 28th July 2021

    A longer gap between first and second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine makes the body's immune system produce more infection-fighting antibodies, UK researchers have found.

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  • Daily testing can keep pupils in school, study suggests

    Added On : 27th July 2021

    Daily rapid testing of school pupils who are close contacts of a Covid case did not lead to more virus spread than sending them home, a study has found.

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  • AI breakthrough could spark medical revolution

    Added On : 26th July 2021

    Artificial intelligence has been used to predict the structures of almost every protein made by the human body.

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  • Child winter respiratory illness on rise in summer

    Added On : 25th July 2021

    Parents are being warned to look out for the signs of a common childhood respiratory illness, RSV, cases of which unusually appear to be rising rapidly in the summer.

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