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Coronavirus: What it does to the body

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/14/2020 - 01:02
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
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Coronavirus: Mass gatherings could be banned in UK from next week

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/14/2020 - 00:29
A government source says ministers are drawing up plans to ease the burden on emergency services.
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Coronavirus explained in 60 seconds

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 22:04
Everything you need to know about the coronavirus – explained in just one minute.
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Routine surgery in Wales cancelled due to coronavirus

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 17:16
Beds need to be freed up for coronavirus cases in Wales, the health minister says.
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Coronavirus: Europe now epicentre of the pandemic, says WHO

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 16:37
The World Health Organization urges nations to take aggressive measures amid a steep rises in cases.
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Coronavirus: Why does the UK have more modest controls?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 15:33
The government's top scientists are ploughing a different furrow to that of many other countries.
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Coronavirus: Countries enforce mass closures to stem spread

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 14:22
Schools close, museums shut, sports events are off and lockdowns widen as the coronavirus spreads.
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Coronavirus: Government expert defends not closing UK schools

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 09:25
Chief scientific officer, Sir Patrick Vallance, says the government is focusing on the most "impactful measures."
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Coronavirus: Three reasons why the UK might not look like Italy

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 07:35
Boris Johnson's chief scientific adviser says the UK is four weeks behind Italy, What does that mean?
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Coronavirus: UK's approach 'concerning', says Jeremy Hunt

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 06:49
The former health secretary criticises the government's decision not to introduce stricter measures.
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Perimenopause: 'I went from triathlon training to needing naps'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 00:23
Emily Barclay was hit by perimenopause, which can last up to 10 years before the menopause itself.
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Coronavirus: How to safely clean your smartphone

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 00:16
Here's how to effectively clean your device using household soap and water.
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Up to two-year wait for sleep apnoea treatment

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 00:07
Estimates suggest one in 20 people will develop the disorder, with a spike in diagnosis linked to obesity.
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Coronavirus: What we’ve learned about UK 'delay' response

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 22:30
The UK government have issued the next stage of response to the virus, with added measures for the public.
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Coronavirus: People with fever or 'continuous' cough told to self-isolate

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 20:17
The PM warns families will continue to "lose loved ones before their time" as he announces new measures to combat coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: 'I've had worse flu, without a doubt'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 18:59
One man with type 1 diabetes describes his symptoms after contracting the virus in Italy.
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Up to 10,000 in UK 'likely to have coronavirus' - chief scientific adviser

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 18:00
The chief scientific adviser says the number of infected people is much higher than the 590 identified cases.
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Coronavirus elderly advice: How can I look after my older relatives?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 16:00
Some care homes are telling relatives to limit their visits.
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Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 08:59
The World Health Organization's Margaret Harris answers your questions live on the coronavirus outbreak.
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Glenn Boocock: Peterborough man's injury 'should have raised alarm'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 07:51
Glenn Boocock died at home 11 days after falling to the floor during a fight outside a bar.
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