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Coronavirus: Hancock admits ‘challenges’ over NHS equipment

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 06:03
It comes after some NHS staff complained of shortages and said they were being treated as "cannon fodder".
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Coronavirus: Hancock orders 'millions of masks' for NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 06:01
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says a delivery of equipment has been ordered for "frontline staff".
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Machine 'could quadruple' heart and lung transplants

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 01:10
The device managed to pump oxygenated blood into both organs in a world-first procedure.
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Coronavirus to be tracked using its genetic code

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:49
Scientists are to track the spread of the coronavirus in the UK by using clues in its genetic code.
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Coronavirus: Blood donors needed after 15% drop, says NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:47
Officials urge blood donors to stick to their appointments if they are well enough.
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Coronavirus: More myths to ignore

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:05
Reality Check tackles misleading health advice being shared online.
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Coronavirus: What is shielding?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 03/22/2020 - 20:01
People most at risk of needing hospital treatment if they get coronavirus are being asked to stay home.
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Coronavirus: Doctors 'feel like lambs to the slaughter'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 03/22/2020 - 10:10
The Doctors' Association's Chair calls for more personal protective equipment for frontline NHS workers.
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Coronavirus: Health myths you should ignore

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/21/2020 - 15:38
The misleading coronavirus health advice being shared online.
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Coronavirus: Health chief's plea to remember NHS workers

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/21/2020 - 15:03
NHS England's Stephen Powis urges people to not shop selfishly so health workers can get what they need.
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Coronavirus: One in five Americans ordered to stay at home

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/21/2020 - 04:28
As the US battles the coronavirus outbreak, "non-essential" travel from Canada and Mexico is halted.
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Coronavirus: Doctors urge conversations about dying

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/21/2020 - 02:00
Discuss all possible scenarios with loved ones - even uncomfortable ones, palliative care doctors say.
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Coronavirus: Young people are not ‘invincible’, WHO warns

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 22:15
Youth does not make you immune from coronavirus, the UN's health body warns as deaths top 11,000.
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Coronavirus: Government is 'distilling best science'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 17:14
Greg Clark, the Commons Science Select Committee chair, praises government use of expert advice.
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Social distancing may be needed for ‘most of year’

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 15:12
The government's scientific advisers say this will help to limit the spread of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Inside a UK GP surgery battling the outbreak

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 12:25
Doctors in a Watford surgery have been working 11-hour days, and say their current protective gear isn't good enough.
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Coronavirus: The taxi driver falsely accused of links to

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 06:27
Jude Ikuenobe was falsely accused on social media of using a Covid-19 patient to extort money.
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Coronavirus: How can the NHS, students and businesses be supported?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 05:44
How can NHS workers, students and businesses be supported?
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Coronavirus: Thousands of retired medics asked to return to NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 04:03
More than 65,000 ex-doctors and nurses are asked to help tackle the "greatest global health threat in history"
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Coronavirus: When will the outbreak end and life get back to normal?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 01:18
The huge challenge the world faces to find an exit strategy to end the lockdowns and return to normal.
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