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Covid: Half of patients at some hospitals have virus

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 12:50
More than half the patients at some hospitals have the virus, forcing other care to be cut back.
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Organ donor mum wishes she could help her children in need of kidneys

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 11:54
Sarah Bingham's son and daughter have the same rare illness and she is a donor match for both.
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Covid-19: Baby's mother issues mottled skin warning

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 01:55
George is recovering after spending three nights in hospital with coronavirus.
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Covid-19: Oxford vaccine rolled out to hundreds of GP sites in England

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 01:17
The jab will be offered to thousands more vulnerable people near to where they live.
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ICU hospital staff: 'Scared, sad, petrified, worried'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 22:08
On Wednesday the UK recorded more than 1,000 daily Covid deaths and hospitals are struggling to cope.
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Inside one GP surgery's Covid vaccine roll-out

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 21:55
At Fullwell Cross Medical Centre in North London, they are now vaccinating almost 1000 people a week.
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Trump: 'We will never give up, we will never concede'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 19:54
President Donald Trump spoke to thousands of supporters who'd gathered for the "Save America" rally.
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Covid-19: UK records more than 1,000 daily virus deaths

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 19:43
It is the highest toll recorded on one day since April, as MPs support new measures in England.
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Covid-19: Police warning over vaccine scam messages

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 14:26
Fraudsters are trying to steal bank details with fake texts offering a Covid vaccine.
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Covid-19: The volunteers behind the vaccine roll-out

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 13:59
Liz and Gill are two of many volunteers helping people get vaccinated, as well as help in their community.
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Lockdown: Clap for Carers to return as Clap for Heroes

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 13:20
Founder Annemarie Plas says the initiative will return on Thursday under the new name of Clap for Heroes.
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Covid in Scotland: Medics concerned over 12-week gap between vaccine doses

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 13:14
The BMA in Scotland says it is concerned about the potential impact of delaying the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
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Covid-19: 'Very little' virus risk at nurseries, says vaccine minister

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 13:08
The vaccine minister defends the decision to keep nurseries open, as unions call for a shutdown.
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Covid-19: West Midlands Ambulance Service records busiest day

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 11:06
One hospital boss said a two-week "lag" meant things could get worse before they get better.
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Covid: WHO team investigating virus origins denied entry to China

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 08:56
The investigators were turned back, with Beijing saying "there might be some misunderstanding".
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Analysis: Can lockdown stop the new coronavirus variant?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 00:47
There are concerns the new variant may spread too easily to be controlled by lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Dutch shocked to be EU vaccination stragglers

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 00:34
Caution and bureaucracy have made the Dutch last in the EU to start vaccinating against Covid-19.
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Covid-19: UK daily coronavirus cases top 60,000 for first time

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 19:06
Roughly one in 50 people in England has got the virus, Prof Chris Whitty says.
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Professor Chris Whitty defends vaccine rollout decision

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 18:11
Professor Chris Whitty said extending the dosage gap would "double the number of people vaccinated."
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1.3 million in UK have had their Covid vaccine

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 18:06
That includes some of the most vulnerable patients who should soon have "significant" protection against the virus.
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