• Covid: Brazil has more than 4,000 deaths in 24 hours for first time

    Added On : 12th April 2021

    Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours for the first time, as a more contagious variant fuels a surge in cases.

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  • Covid-19 linked to depression and dementia, study suggests

    Added On : 11th April 2021

    People diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop depression, dementia, psychosis and stroke, researchers have found.

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  • Covid: Child jabs halted in trial as adult clot link probed

    Added On : 8th April 2021

    A trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine on children has stopped giving out jabs while the UK's medicines regulator investigates a possible link with rare blood clots in adults.

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  • Coronavirus: More work needed to rule out China lab leak theory says WHO

    Added On : 7th April 2021

    The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said further investigation is needed to conclusively rule out that Covid-19 emerged from a laboratory in China.

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  • Coronavirus: Pfizer jab 'stopping 91% of cases in first six months'

    Added On : 6th April 2021

    Pfizer says its vaccine is preventing 91% of coronavirus cases in the six months after people are immunised.

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  • Covid: Children 'well protected by Pfizer vaccine'

    Added On : 5th April 2021

    Pfizer says trials of its Covid vaccine in children aged 12 to 15 show 100% efficacy and a strong immune response.

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  • AstraZeneca: Is there a blood clot risk?

    Added On : 4th April 2021

    Unusual blood clots in the brain have been detected in a handful of people after they were injected with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

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  • Covid jab: One dose in care homes gives 'substantial' protection

    Added On : 30th March 2021

    A single dose of the Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine was effective at stopping 62% of coronavirus infections in care homes, a study has found.

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  • Coronavirus: EU and UK try to end row with 'win-win' on vaccines

    Added On : 29th March 2021

    The UK and the European Union have said they are working together to improve their relationship, after weeks of tensions over Covid vaccine supplies.

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  • 'Ice-cream toothache': Cold food and drinks pain explained

    Added On : 28th March 2021

    Scientists believe they have worked out why biting down on ice or drinking something really cold causes excruciating pain for some people.

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