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Covid: Children aged 12-17 unlikely to be offered vaccine in UK

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 15:08
Some groups of children may be vaccinated - but not all, the UK's vaccine experts are expected to say.
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Covid: Deaf campaigner takes legal action over No 10 briefings

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 14:37
The government is accused of breaching the Equality Act by failing to provide sign language interpreters.
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Ex-England captain reunites with dad with Parkinson's

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 11:41
The year Mike Tindall won the Rugby World Cup was the same year his father received his diagnosis.
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Another life-saving Covid treatment found

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 06:15
Monoclonal antibody therapy, given by drip, can save some of the sickest hospital patients.
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‘I got PTSD after witnessing my daughter’s birth’

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 03:37
After the distressing birth of his daughter, Elliott Rae struggled with post traumatic stress disorder.
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What are the Delta variant symptoms?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 00:00
The Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, has changed how the virus is spreading.
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Covid vaccine to be required for England care home staff

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 23:07
Workers are expected be given 16 weeks to have the jab - or risk losing their job, the BBC understands.
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Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 15:09
The government has said some restrictions will stay in place in England after 21 June.
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Covid-19: 'Immunisation moving us to a better place everyday'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 09:23
Prof Adam Finn says he understands why people need dates to hold on to but "this is a process".
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Chrstian Eriksen: What can cause a cardiac arrest?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 00:51
Athletes can be more at risk because of stress on their hearts, but they can happen to anyone at any time.
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Self-harm warning signs can appear decade earlier

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 00:24
Even at age five, some children are more likely to self-harm than their classmates.
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Covid: Lockdown easing in England delayed to 19 July

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 22:40
Most remaining curbs on social contact will continue - but the cap on wedding guests will be lifted.
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Covid-19: Vaccine booster study begins in Cambridge

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 16:24
The Cov-Boost study is testing seven vaccines to see which works best as a third dose.
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The gay men who can donate blood in the UK for the first time

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 14:26
Gay couple Oscar and Xavier donate blood for the first time after rules change across most of the UK.
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Christian Eriksen: Dad back playing football after cardiac arrest

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 13:47
Andrew Barnett had a cardiac arrest while playing football in front of his son in 2018.
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Covid vaccination: All adults in Wales offered first jab

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:47
Welsh health minister says vaccine rollout is six weeks ahead of schedule as Wales leads world.
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All you need to know on the coronavirus

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:24
A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.
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Blood donation: Gay couple 'thrilled' after rules change

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:30
Until now men who have sex with men had to wait three months before donating.
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Headache and runny nose linked to Delta variant

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:10
People may need to be on the lookout for different Covid symptoms, according to researchers.
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ASMR: Former farmer, 84, is accidental YouTube star

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 00:02
John Butler's videos have been watched by millions after he became popular with the ASMR community.
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