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Ten English areas with biggest Covid rise as 36 places in jump despite lockdown

Ten English areas with biggest Covid rise as 36 places in jump despite lockdown

12 minutes ago   |   The Mirror

Figures from Public Health England show many Covid hotspots have seen falls in new cases two weeks into the national lockdown - but 36 areas have seen an increase in cases
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Type 2 diabetes: Coffee, green and black tea could lower blood sugar - drinks to avoid

Type 2 diabetes: Coffee, green and black tea could lower blood sugar - drinks to avoid

29 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that affects how your body processes blood glucose. Blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, is important because it's what fuels your brain and...
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Health Minister calls for full account of events after families of Coombe Hospital staff given Covid-19 vaccine

44 minutes ago   |   The Irish Sun


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When and how will I get a Covid vaccine in the UK?

46 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Three vaccines have been approved, and a vaccination programme has begun. Here's how it will work Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The government's...
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'I love my job. getting to inspire kids gives me so much satisfaction': Meet NI's answer to Joe Wicks. Gary Wallace

'I love my job. getting to inspire kids gives me so much satisfaction': Meet NI's answer to Joe Wicks. Gary Wallace

53 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Football coach Gary Wallace - Northern Ireland's answer to online fitness guru Joe Wicks - is hoping to inspire a generation of youngsters in the province through his own...
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UK coronavirus: Outbreaks must be controlled during vaccine roll-out to avoid mutations

UK coronavirus: Outbreaks must be controlled during vaccine roll-out to avoid mutations

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

Dr Christina Pagel, a health and mathematics researcher at University College London, said she 'can't imagine anything worse' than vaccinating everyone only for a resistant...
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Some Trump staffers face a slightly different revolving door

1 hour ago   |   STAT

A version of this story first appeared in D.C. Diagnosis, STAT's weekly newsletter about the intersection of health and politics. Sign up here to receive it in your...
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Britain expands coronavirus vaccinations to over 70s in ‘race against death'

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Coronavirus vaccine invitations will be sent to over 4.6 million more vulnerable people in England from Monday, in what Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi dubbed a “race...
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The weather's dismal but it shouldn't stop us enjoying our local wildlife this lockdown | Chris Packham

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Winter is when you get the very best out of your senses. Bare trees mean that you can hear every sound and watch for birds Do you remember the first lockdown? We were scared...
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Lung cancer: Tripe palms are a warning sign of the deadly disease - what are they?

Lung cancer: Tripe palms are a warning sign of the deadly disease - what are they?

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

LUNG cancer is a serious disease with around 47,000 people being diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK. Tripe palms is a lesser-known warning sign.
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Newslinks for Monday 18th January 2021

Newslinks for Monday 18th January 2021

Coronavirus 1) Full speed ahead with vaccination of over-70s “More than 5.5 million people who are over 70 or clinically extremely vulnerable will begin receiving letters today... Read more ...

Dr Alex George says he had ‘no clue' of late brother's mental health struggle

Dr Alex George says he had ‘no clue' of late brother's mental health struggle

Dr Alex George has candidly opened up on the shock of his brother Llŷr's tragic death, which left his family “shattered and irrevocably changed”. Read more ...

One in six coronavirus patients caught illness 'while being treated in hospital'

One in six coronavirus patients caught illness 'while being treated in hospital'

The figures - from 'internal Health Service statistics' - are said to represent more than 25,000 patients infected with coronavirus while in hospital over the last five months Read more ...

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Further 25 Covid deaths and 822 new cases...

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Further 25 Covid deaths and 822 new cases reported by Department of Health

Another 25 people in Northern Ireland have died after testing positive for Covid-19, the Department of Health has reported. Read more ...

Coronavirus new strain symptoms: The three signs of Covid-19 in your eyes

Coronavirus new strain symptoms: The three signs of Covid-19 in your eyes

CORONAVIRUS vaccination efforts are being ramped up in England, with half of over 80s now vaccinated, Matt Hancock announced today. The development is a cause for celebration... Read more ...

NHS to start 24-hour Covid vaccine trial over next 10 days

NHS to start 24-hour Covid vaccine trial over next 10 days

Health bosses have confirmed hospitals will push vaccines out around the clock, administering up to 140 jabs per minute. Read more ...

More than half of over-80s have had Covid jabs says Matt Hancock

More than half of over-80s have had Covid jabs says Matt Hancock

The Health Secretary made the announcement on Twitter the morning after saying the UK is 'nearly on the home strait' out of the pandemic. Read more ...

This Morning deny axing resident psychologist Emma Kenny after anti-lockdown...

This Morning deny axing resident psychologist Emma Kenny after anti-lockdown tweets

Emma Kenny has been criticised for her views on lockdown This Morning has denied that Emma Kenny has been dropped from the ITV show after it was widely reported she'd been let... Read more ...

Sadio Mane addresses fitness concerns ahead of Liverpool vs Man Utd

Sadio Mane addresses fitness concerns ahead of Liverpool vs Man Utd

Mane sparked injury fears for Jurgen Klopp's side ahead of Sunday's huge Premier League showdown when he suffered a hip problem during last week's FA Cup win over Aston Villa Read more ...

Another 1,295 people die with Covid as 41,346 new cases recorded

Another 1,295 people die with Covid as 41,346 new cases recorded

The Department of Health and Social Care has released new coronavirus figures Another 1,295 people have died with coronavirus in the UK, bringing the death toll to 88,590. A... Read more ...