• Coronavirus: Why isn't the UK testing travellers on arrival?

    Added On : 29th July 2020

    A holiday in Spain now means two weeks of quarantine on return to the UK to help stop the spread of coronavirus across borders.

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  • Coronavirus: Pet cat found to have virus in UK

    Added On : 28th July 2020

    A pet cat has tested positive in the UK for the strain of coronavirus that is causing the current pandemic.

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  • Coronavirus: Obesity increases risks from Covid-19, experts say

    Added On : 27th July 2020

    Being obese or overweight puts you at greater risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19, experts say after examining existing studies.

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  • Coronavirus: Mothers 'unlikely to infect newborns'

    Added On : 26th July 2020

    Women who have Covid-19 are unlikely to pass on the infection to their babies during childbirth if precautions are in place, a small study suggests.

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  • Restricting television viewing to two hours a day could prevent or delay poor health, according to a new study.

    Added On : 23rd July 2020

    Restricting television viewing to two hours a day could prevent or delay poor health, according to a new study.

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  • Coronavirus vaccine: UK government signs deals for 90 million doses

    Added On : 21st July 2020

    The UK government has signed deals for 90 million doses of promising coronavirus vaccines that are being developed.

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  • Coronavirus: 'Almost half' of Blackburn Covid-19 contacts not reached

    Added On : 20th July 2020

    England's contact tracers have only reached about 50% of people who have been in close contact with someone with Covid-19 in an area of Lancashire where new cases are rising.

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  • Climate change: Summers could become 'too hot for humans'

    Added On : 19th July 2020

    Millions of people around the world could be exposed to dangerous levels of heat stress - a dangerous condition which can cause organs to shut down.

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  • Seven countries with big (and small) population problems

    Added On : 16th July 2020

    A major new study published in the Lancet medical journal suggests falling fertility rates mean nearly every country could have shrinking populations by the end of the century, and warns of a "jaw-dropping" impact on societies.

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  • Winter wave of coronavirus 'could be worse than first'

    Added On : 15th July 2020

    The UK could see about 120,000 new coronavirus deaths in a second wave of infections this winter, scientists say.

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