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Covid: Urgent cancer ops cancelled in parts of London

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 16:27
The cancellations, although rare, reflect the pressure some hospitals are under from Covid.
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Covid: LA ambulances told not to transport some patients to hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 16:16
LA County is experiencing one of the worst US Covid outbreaks, with hospital supplies running low.
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Covid-19: Tributes paid to 'big daddy' of renal medicine

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 13:13
Prof Donal O'Donoghue dedicated his life to kidney care and was "the loveliest person", colleagues say.
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East Sussex NHS suspends births at home and in midwife-led units

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 11:31
Changes are needed as the ambulance service is under "significant pressure", the NHS says.
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Joe Wicks wants to help kids 'feel optimistic'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 11:12
The Body Coach says he will be running PE lessons online for children again this lockdown.
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Covid: England and Scotland begin new lockdowns as cases rise

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 09:52
The PM warns the "hardest weeks" are ahead as schools close and stay-at-home orders are issued.
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Medics appeal for more to get higher level PPE

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 09:41
The group want staff to be given the type of high-quality masks usually only worn in intensive care.
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Coronavirus, schools and children - what are the risks?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 09:11
How much do children contribute to the spread of Covid?
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Covid-19: ‘One of the worst shifts of my life – it’s overwhelming’

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 06:43
How NHS nurses and doctors are struggling to cope with Covid as cases continue to rise in England.
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South Africa coronavirus variant: What is the risk?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 17:59
Why experts are concerned about the emergence of this particular new version of coronavirus.
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Colchester Hospital: Covid deniers removed from 'at capacity' hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 13:31
An NHS chief executive says it 'beggars belief' people took pictures of empty corridors.
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Covid: 'No question' restrictions will be tightened, says Boris Johnson

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 13:11
Boris Johnson warns of "tough" weeks ahead, as coronavirus infection rates continue to surge.
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Pfizer vaccine: 'This way can save more lives'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 08:47
The health secretary defends the decision to increase the interval between the two doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
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Covaxin: Concern over 'rushed' approval for India Covid jab

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 06:29
The locally-produced Covaxin jab was approved on Sunday before completion of third stage trials.
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Covid: Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine rollout to begin

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 01:53
More than half a million doses of the newly-approved coronavirus vaccine are ready for use on Monday.
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Covid-19: Are pandemics the new normal?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 00:02
After Covid-19 should we expect more pandemics in the future?
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Covid: What could 'tougher' measures mean for us?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/03/2021 - 17:27
After the PM hints at tighter measures in England, our science editor looks at what they could entail.
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Covid-19: Vaccination programme 'marathon, not a sprint'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/03/2021 - 17:00
NHS England's medical director for primary care says it's crucial to get more patients the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
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Covid: Regional rules 'probably going to get tougher', says Boris Johnson

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/03/2021 - 16:41
Boris Johnson says more areas may need tougher rules, as Labour calls for new England-wide curbs.
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Coronavirus vaccine: PM expects 'tens of millions' of jabs by April

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/03/2021 - 14:53
Patients will receive the AstraZeneza vaccine from Monday, when 530,000 doses will be ready.
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