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Expert reaction to survey analysis suggesting 1 million people in UK have stopped smoking since the COVID pandemic started

1 hour ago   |   Science Media Centre

A survey, published by Action on Smoking and Health and University College London , suggests that 1 million people in the UK have stopped smoking since the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Why the UK should tackled Covid-19 like CUBA did

Why the UK should tackled Covid-19 like CUBA did

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Professor John Ashton, a former regional director of public health in the north west England, says the UK's 'dramatic failure' could have been averted by adopting door-to-door...
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'I've decided to go against government guidance': a care home owner's diary

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

David Romero McGuire reveals the struggle to protect residents in the coronavirus crisis Covid-19 outbreaks up to 20 times more likely in large care homes Coronavirus - latest...
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Brexit latest news: Rules for Brits travelling in Europe will change from 2021 - LIVE updates

7 hours ago   |   The Sun

RULES for Brits travelling in Europe will change from 2021, as the UK leaves the European Union's customs union and single market on New Year's Day 2021. There is new advice...
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Exclusive: Covid Test Data Held Back From Publication Over Community Cohesion Concerns

Exclusive: Covid Test Data Held Back From Publication Over Community Cohesion Concerns

8 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Postcode-level coronavirus testing data is being...
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5 Times The Government Snoozed On Fighting Coronavirus

5 Times The Government Snoozed On Fighting Coronavirus

8 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The government's decision to make face masks mandatory in...
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Twelve arrested for stealing ‘bikes of NHS staff' outside hospital

Twelve arrested for stealing ‘bikes of NHS staff' outside hospital

8 hours ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Bike thieves at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary Twelve people have been arrested during a sting operation to catch thieves who stole bikes belonging to hospital staff...
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Leicester local lockdown to be reviewed this Thursday but cases 'still too high'

Leicester local lockdown to be reviewed this Thursday but cases 'still too high'

8 hours ago   |   The Mirror   |   3 articles

The Health Secretary confirmed a decision will be taken on Thursday on whether to extend the UK's first local lockdown - as he warned cases are 'still well above the rest of...
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The Government Doesn't Know How Many People Are Breaking Test And Trace Self-Isolation Rules

The Government Doesn't Know How Many People Are Breaking Test And Trace Self-Isolation Rules

9 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The government does not know how many of the 144,000 people it has...
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Shop workers are dying at 75% higher rate than rest of country

Shop workers are dying at 75% higher rate than rest of country

10 hours ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

All shoppers in England will have to wear a face covering in stores from July 24 Sales assistants are significantly more likely to die from coronavirus, Matt Hancock told MPs...
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Another 138 people die with coronavirus bringing UK death toll to 44,968

Another 138 people die with coronavirus bringing UK death toll to 44,968

The new figures were released by the Department of Health A further 138 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the UK death toll to 44,968. The... Read more ...

Shop workers are dying at 75% higher rate than rest of country

Shop workers are dying at 75% higher rate than rest of country

All shoppers in England will have to wear a face covering in stores from July 24 Sales assistants are significantly more likely to die from coronavirus, Matt Hancock told MPs... Read more ...

Leicester local lockdown to be reviewed this Thursday but cases 'still too high'

Leicester local lockdown to be reviewed this Thursday but cases 'still too high'

The Health Secretary confirmed a decision will be taken on Thursday on whether to extend the UK's first local lockdown - as he warned cases are 'still well above the rest of... Read more ...

Tory MP Desmond Swayne Complains About 'Monstrous' Face Coverings

Tory MP Desmond Swayne Complains About 'Monstrous' Face Coverings

Tory MP Sir Desmond Swayne has said forcing people to wear a face covering in shops to prevent the spread of coronavirus is a “monstrous imposition”, despite the high death... Read more ...

Shop staff can call police if customers don't wear masks

Shop staff can call police if customers don't wear masks

The Health Secretary made an address in the House of Commons today Shop staff can refuse entry to people not wearing face masks and even call the police on those who do not... Read more ...

A hot primary-care startup backed by General Atlantic just filed to go...

A hot primary-care startup backed by General Atlantic just filed to go public. Here are 5 crucial takeaways from Oak Street's IPO filing

Primary care company Oak Street Health has filed to go public. The company plans to trade under the ticker "OSH," setting itself up to be the second primary care company to go... Read more ...

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 44,830 and face coverings to be...

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 44,830 and face coverings to be made compulsory in shops in England from next week

Face coverings are set to become mandatory in English shops Another 11 people have died from coronavirus , bringing the UK's death toll to 44,830. When it came to the... Read more ...

Newslinks for Tuesday 14th July 2020

Newslinks for Tuesday 14th July 2020

Wear mask in shops or face a £100 fine “Facemasks will become compulsory in shops from a week on Friday, with £100 fines for those who do not cover up. Boris Johnson brought an... Read more ...

Leicester lockdown set to be extended as coronavirus rate in city still too high

Leicester lockdown set to be extended as coronavirus rate in city still too high

Health Secretary Matt Hancock met with the city's Mayor as the latest figures for Leicester show a seven-day rate of 126 cases per 100,000 people compared to 17.8 for... Read more ...

French health workers are given a £7billion pay rise in the wake of coronavirus

French health workers are given a £7billion pay rise in the wake of coronavirus

The majority of the money will be spent on a pay rise for nurses, carers and non-medical staff, while it will also pay for another 15,000 new recruits after years of spending... Read more ...