• Covid vaccine: WHO warns of 'catastrophic moral failure'

    Added On : 19th January 2021

    The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.

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  • Covid: Large trial of new treatment begins in UK

    Added On : 17th January 2021

    A large-scale trial of a new treatment it is hoped will help stop Covid-19 patients from developing severe illness has begun in the UK.

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  • Covid: 2020 saw most excess deaths since World War Two

    Added On : 14th January 2021

    The Covid pandemic has caused excess deaths to rise to their highest level in the UK since World War Two.

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  • Covid: Eyesight risk warning from lockdown screen time

    Added On : 13th January 2021

    An eye health charity is recommending people learn the "20-20-20" rule to protect their sight, as lockdown has increased people's time using screens.

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  • Europe's slow start: How many people have had the Covid vaccine?

    Added On : 12th January 2021

    A global race is on to vaccinate people against Covid-19 - and with infections soaring in Europe many have complained that the roll-out is too slow in the EU.

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  • Two more life-saving Covid drugs discovered

    Added On : 10th January 2021

    Two more life-saving drugs have been found that can cut deaths by a quarter in patients who are sickest with Covid.

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  • Covid: WHO team investigating virus origins denied entry to China

    Added On : 7th January 2021

    A World Health Organization (WHO) team due to investigate the origins of Covid-19 in the city of Wuhan has been denied entry to China.

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  • Covid-19: UK daily coronavirus cases top 60,000 for first time

    Added On : 6th January 2021

    The number of new daily confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK has topped 60,000 for the first time since the pandemic started.

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  • South African scientists seek to understand new variant

    Added On : 5th January 2021

    Scientists in South Africa say there is a "reasonable concern" that the new variant of Covid-19 sweeping across the country might prove to be more resistant to current vaccines being rolled out in the UK and elsewhere, and warn that it makes the need for a global roll-out of vaccines "even more critical".

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  • Coronavirus: BMJ urges NYT to correct vaccine 'mixing' article

    Added On : 4th January 2021

    The editor of the British Medical Journal has asked the New York Times to correct an article that says UK guidelines allow two Covid-19 vaccines to be mixed.

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