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One in 400 people in England has coronavirus, tests suggest

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 14:45
More than 11,000 people in 5,000 households were tested over the past two weeks.
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Coronavirus: Inside an intensive care unit

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 12:24
Medics at the Royal Sussex County Hospital tell the BBC about the pressures of treating Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: Care homes felt 'completely abandoned'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 10:53
But the health minister denies the government had "bad advice" not to lock them down earlier.
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Coronavirus antibody test a 'positive development'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 03:50
A test to find out whether people have ever been infected with coronavirus is said have serious potential.
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Coronavirus: Behind the front line at Winchester hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 03:10
The hospital porters, cleaners, caterers and admin staff in close contact with Covid-19 patients.
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Coronavirus: Why hasn't the UK listed loss of smell as a symptom of Covid-19?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 01:39
Some scientists argue that it is becoming urgent to tell people with sudden loss of smell to self-isolate.
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Coronavirus bubbles: How do they work and who is in yours?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 01:29
"Bubbles" of people we can meet safely may form part of the plans to ease lockdown in England.
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Coronavirus: Re-starting NHS 'may take months'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 01:28
Experts warn tackling the backlog in treatment will take time as the NHS tries to restore services.
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Coronavirus: Up to 100 children affected by rare inflammatory reaction

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 21:11
The reaction is extremely rare and only affects a tiny number of children seriously.
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Coronavirus: How to wear a face covering?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 18:47
Across the world, people are being asked to wear face coverings to help stop coronavirus from spreading.
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Coronavirus: The funeral director storing hundreds of bodies in the crisis

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 16:57
Deaths caused by Covid-19 have led to a shortage of space in some mortuaries and delays to funerals.
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Drive-by Milton Keynes celebration after woman's cancer all-clear

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 16:45
A Wizard of Oz fan's friends and family hold a drive-by celebration after she was cleared of cancer.
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Coronavirus: Row over 'too slow' care home response

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 15:26
The Labour leader clashes with the PM over guidance on infection control issued at the start of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Does lockdown easing 'follow the science'?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 04:40
Why is England pressing ahead with plans to ease lockdown rules ahead of the rest of the UK?
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Coronavirus: Genetic study assesses effect on different people

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 00:19
The Edinburgh University-led research will identify why the disease affects some more than others.
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How do you recover after surviving a near fatal bout of coronavirus?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 00:01
BBC Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh visits University College Hospital to see how staff help rehabilitate Covid-19 patients coming out of intensive care.
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Nurses: 'I don't know what we would do without them'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 20:29
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, we ask what the role of a nurse means to those who need it.
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Coronavirus: Royal Family thanks world's nurses in video calls

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 18:38
The Queen led the tributes to nurses, saying they have had "a very important part to play recently".
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Coronavirus: Who should wear a face mask or face covering?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 18:27
For the first time, people in England are being advised to wear face coverings in some situations.
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Coronavirus: Germany not alarmed by infection rate rise

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 17:35
The virus reproduction rate is above 1.0 in Germany - but experts believe it can be controlled.
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