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Can Matt Hancock's slick promises to test 100,000 a day in coronavirus fight really work? 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

BEN SPENCER: How will the Government hit this 100,000 a day target and how many tests will be the vital 'antigen' swab tests that detect the presence of a virus?
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Professor John Newton tasked with overseeing government coronavirus test vow

Professor John Newton tasked with overseeing government coronavirus test vow

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Speaking this afternoon , Health Secretary Matt Hancock pledged to carry out 100,000 coronavirus tests every day by the end of the month, tasking Professor John Newton with delivering the target.
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Coronavirus: Matt Hancock vows to defeat virus as he sets 100,000 tests a day target

Coronavirus: Matt Hancock vows to defeat virus as he sets 100,000 tests a day target

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Britain is “in the midst of a war against an invisible enemy”, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said as he announced a radical plan to scale up the UK's coronavirus testing capability.
Mr Hancock, appearing at the daily Downing Street press conference, explained that mass testing was the way to “unlock the coronavirus puzzle and defeat it” as he revealed a five-point plan to increase tests to 100,000 a day across the UK by the end of April.
Scotland stands ready to benefit from the policy after all four nations of the UK entered into a joint agreement to share the vital life-saving kit.
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Coronavirus: Matt Hancock vows to defeat virus as he sets 100,000 tests a day target

Coronavirus: Matt Hancock vows to defeat virus as he sets 100,000 tests a day target

1 month ago   |   By The Courier

Britain is "in the midst of a war against an invisible enemy", Health Secretary Matt Hancock said as he announced a radical plan to scale up the UK's coronavirus testing capability.
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Texas reports single-day high of 1,855 new coronavirus infections

Texas reports single-day high of 1,855 new coronavirus infections

On Thursday, Texas's department of health recorded its largest single-day increase of new coronavirus cases at 1,855, surpassing the previous high of 1,801 on May 16. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon ‘confident' capacity is in place for contact tracing...

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Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she is “confident” health teams have the resources they need to carry out her test and protect strategy following concerns about the Western Isles... Read more ...

Scottish Sports Minister confirms football and rugby can return in phase 2...

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Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 - an additional 149 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to... Read more ...

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Samples are taken at a coronavirus testing facility in Temple Green Park and Ride, Leeds The UK's death toll from coronavirus across all settings rose to 37,837 yesterday. It... Read more ...

Prince William opens up on how he overcomes anxiety in mental health documentary

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Prince William has starred in a powerful new documentary tackling men's mental health. Read more ...

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PRINCE WILLIAM fronts a new BBC documentary called Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health. But when was the special filmed? Read more ...

At Least 213 More Coronavirus Deaths Recorded Across UK In 24 Hours

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Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The number of people who have died across England, Scotland and Wales... Read more ...

Coronavirus vaccine: Unprecedented BILLION doses of efficacy boosters launched

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GSK, the world's largest vaccine maker, laid out plans on Thursday to produce 1 billion doses of vaccine efficacy boosters for COVID-19 shots next year, as the race to develop... Read more ...

Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle to suffer mental health setback at Jamie...

Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle to suffer mental health setback at Jamie Tate betrayal?

EMMERDALE fans could see Belle Dingle return to a dark place in upcoming weeks after Jamie Tate turns his back on her once their affair is exposed. Read more ...