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Covid death toll compared: Is Covid the deadliest pandemic in human history?

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

COVID-19 has shown little sign of abating in the UK or elsewhere, despite rounds of social contact restrictions. But as the UK crosses the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths, is Covid the deadliest pandemic in human history?
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Covid UK Government: 'Legacy of poor decisions' in handling of pandemic as death toll hits grim milestone

Covid UK Government: 'Legacy of poor decisions' in handling of pandemic as death toll hits grim milestone

1 month ago   |   By Herald Scotland

A top public health expert has said a "legacy of poor decisions" around easing restrictions and travel have led to the current situation - amid a UK death toll exceeding 100,000.
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More than 1,000,000 people in UK have now had both vaccine doses

More than 1,000,000 people in UK have now had both vaccine doses

The vaccine rollout has brought down deaths, cases and hospital admissions More than one million people in the UK have received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine. Data published... Read more ...

Under intense pressure, WHO skips summary report on coronavirus origin

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Covid vaccines have now been given to 40% of adults - and deaths falling sharply

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock hops over a fence at London park

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The 42-year-old politician was pictured exercising in a park in London as he performed a dramatic leap over a low fence, with the moment captured by a photographer who was said... Read more ...

Carrie Underwood shares snaps of her toned figure as she celebrates five...

Carrie Underwood shares snaps of her toned figure as she celebrates five years of her fitness line

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All that clapping, it turns out, was simply the drum roll to a real terms...

As one mental health nurse pointed out on social media, the pay rise will amount to about £6 a week, significantly less than they spend on parking in the hospital where they work Read more ...