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Covid: Boris Johnson to announce whether 21 June easing to go ahead

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 00:02
Many scientists have said it should be delayed amid rising cases but businesses say this would cost jobs.
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Jess Phillips: Ditch HPV stigma to avoid the shame I felt

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 00:00
With more women being told they have the virus, Jess Phillips says there needs to be more discussion.
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G7: World leaders promise one billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer nations

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/13/2021 - 15:22
The prime minister says it is a "big step towards vaccinating the world" by the end of 2022.
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G7 leaders pledge 1bn doses of vaccines for poorer countries - Johnson

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/13/2021 - 14:47
G7 leaders pledge one billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines for poorer countries, says PM Boris Johnson.
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Covid-19: Hospital data key to 21 June lockdown end, says Raab

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/13/2021 - 11:12
Dominic Raab says the decision depends on breaking the link between cases and hospital admissions.
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Covid-19: 'We will have a substantial third wave'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/13/2021 - 10:12
Sage scientist warns opening up too soon would "fan the flames" of a third wave of coronavirus.
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Oxford writer welcomes gay blood donor rule change

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/13/2021 - 07:55
Writer Wayne Brown welcomes the change after he was turned away from donating last year.
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Tourette’s Syndrome: ‘I don’t want people to think I’m a bad child’

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/13/2021 - 00:02
Ten-year-old Deaglan McCallion wants people to be more understanding of his condition.
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Covid: PM promises 'caution' over 21 June lockdown end

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/12/2021 - 14:43
Boris Johnson says it is vital any changes are "irreversible", amid rising Delta variant cases.
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NHS in Wales: 'Culture of bullying' among staff

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/12/2021 - 07:06
Five whistleblowers working in or with the Welsh NHS share their experiences of bullying and harassment.
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Coronavirus: Vaccine passports considered for use at big events

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/12/2021 - 02:11
Covid passports could be used at events such as sports matches and concerts, the BBC understands.
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Covid: Is there a limit to how much worse variants can get?

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/12/2021 - 00:16
The coronavirus has changed and changed again, getting more transmissible each time.
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Call for urgent action to prevent learning disability deaths

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/12/2021 - 00:04
This group is experiencing huge inequalities and often dying from avoidable causes, a report says.
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Milton Keynes girl, 6, cheered by classmates on first 100m walk

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/12/2021 - 00:02
Bea's mum calls it a "massive achievement," after two heart operations due to a rare disorder.
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Vaccinating children against Covid-19

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/12/2021 - 00:00
Ros Atkins on the debate about giving Pfizer vaccine to children aged 12-15.
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Covid: Unvaccinated most at risk from Delta variant

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 14:07
There have been nearly 30,000 new cases of the variant in the UK in the past week.
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Assisted dying campaigner Noel Conway dies aged 71

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 11:08
Noel Conway's wife says her husband had a "painless and dignified death" at home.
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Covid-19: Vaccines minister says a 'big effort' is needed to vaccinate the world

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 09:05
Nadhim Zahawi on how the UK aims to distribute vaccine doses to poorer countries.
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Medieval pointy-toed shoes led to Cambridge bunion surge

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 06:11
About 27% of 14th and 15th Century skeletons found in Cambridge digs had bunions.
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Motor neurone disease: Intense exercise increases risk, say scientists

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 00:47
Regular and strenuous exercise can increase the risk of MND in people who are vulnerable, scientists say.
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