• Omicron: Why do boosters work if two doses struggle?

    Added On : 15th December 2021

    The heavily mutated Omicron variant has led to a serious dent in the ability of vaccines to protect us from catching the Covid virus.

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  • Covid: First UK death recorded with Omicron variant

    Added On : 14th December 2021

    At least one person in the UK has died with the Omicron coronavirus variant, the prime minister has said.

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  • Omicron: Three vaccine doses key for protection against variant

    Added On : 13th December 2021

    Two doses of a Covid vaccine are not enough to stop you catching the Omicron variant, UK scientists have warned.

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  • New Zealand to ban cigarettes for future generations

    Added On : 12th December 2021

    New Zealand will ban the sale of tobacco to its next generation, in a bid to eventually phase out smoking.

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  • Covid: Pfizer says booster shot promising against Omicron

    Added On : 9th December 2021

    Pfizer and BioNTech have said a booster jab of their coronavirus vaccine promises to be an effective defence against the new Omicron variant.

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  • Viagra may be useful against Alzheimer's dementia

    Added On : 7th December 2021

    The impotence pill Viagra may be a useful treatment against Alzheimer's disease, say US researchers who have been studying its effects in the brain.

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  • Revolutionary type 2 diabetes pill introduced in Saudi Arabia

    Added On : 5th December 2021

    GLP-1 RA controls blood sugar through 4 key mechanisms, removing the need for injections

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  • Covid: WHO urges those at risk from disease to delay travel if not fully vaccinated

    Added On : 2nd December 2021

    The World Health Organization has said people who are unwell or vulnerable should delay travel if they are not completely vaccinated.

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  • Covid: Omicron variant in Netherlands earlier than thought

    Added On : 1st December 2021

    The new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, was present in the Netherlands earlier than previously thought, officials say.

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  • What are the Covid variants and will vaccines still work?

    Added On : 29th November 2021

    A new heavily mutated version of coronavirus has been found that scientists say is of "great concern".

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