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Covid: Bring back rules amid rising cases, urge NHS chiefs

20/10/2021

But the business secretary says it is not time for "Plan B" and he wants to avoid further lockdowns.
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Why you shouldn't get a second Covid jab too early

20/10/2021

A government scientific advisor tells Newsbeat why four weeks is too soon between Covid jabs.
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Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

20/10/2021

The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia.
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Coronavirus: Do face masks actually work?

20/10/2021

With face masks in high demand, we look at whether they really can protect people from the virus.
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Coronavirus: What is the risk to men over 50?

20/10/2021

While most people will have mild symptoms and recover quickly, some are more prone to getting sick.
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Coronavirus: Intensive care and other key terms explained

20/10/2021

Use our tool to check the meaning of key words and phrases associated with the Covid-19 outbreak.
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All you need to know on the coronavirus

20/10/2021

A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms of coronavirus.
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How to get a Covid test

20/10/2021

Lateral flow tests are more accurate than first thought, according to new research.
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Coronavirus: What it does to the body

20/10/2021

What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
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How do we know Covid vaccines are safe?

20/10/2021

Busting myths and explaining the facts around vaccines.
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What is Covid Plan B and what are the rules across the UK this winter?

20/10/2021

Health service figures are calling for stricter Covid restrictions in England to protect the NHS.
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Covid: What do under-30s need to know about the vaccine?

20/10/2021

All over-12s in the UK will be able to get at least one Covid jab.
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Covid rules: How can the clinically vulnerable stay safe?

20/10/2021

As social-distancing and other Covid rules end in England, how can people who were shielding stay safe?
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Beta coronavirus variant: What is the risk?

20/10/2021

There are fears that this version of coronavirus, first identified in South Africa, is
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Covid: Which children are being vaccinated and why?

20/10/2021

All children aged 12-15 across the UK are being offered one dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
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Covid-19: New mutation of Delta variant under close watch in UK

20/10/2021

Scientists are studying it to better understand how much of a threat it may pose.
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Why bonding over the Euros appeared to increase Covid cases in men

20/10/2021

Psychologists say men need to be part of a group in order to vent their feelings and emotions.
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What are the Delta, Gamma, Beta and Alpha Covid variants?

20/10/2021

UK officials are keeping a close watch on a new descendent of the Delta variant of Covid.
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Covid: When will I get a booster jab?

20/10/2021

About 3.7 million people in England have had a booster dose of Covid vaccine.
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Covid inquiry: When will it happen and how does it work?

20/10/2021

There have been calls for an independent public inquiry into the UK's pandemic response to start immediately.
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Covid: Misleading vaccine claims target children and parents

20/10/2021

The vaccine is being offered to children aged 12 and older.
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Covid tests: I trusted my PCR results

20/10/2021

People share their stories of having negative PCR tests after positive lateral flow results.
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Covid: Is the pace of the vaccine booster rollout too slow?

20/10/2021

Critics worry the rollout is happening too slowly in England to best protect people ahead of winter.
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Covid: False negative Covid test results confirmed at Newbury Showground

20/10/2021

Some people who took tests in Berkshire earlier this month may have wrongly been given the all-clear.
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Investigation ordered into Wolverhampton Covid lab test failings

20/10/2021

A lab in Wolverhampton is suspended as 43,000 people in England and Wales are potentially affected.
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Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases

20/10/2021

Prof Dame Sarah Gilbert says medical science has transformed ambitions for new vaccines.
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Positive trial results for Valneva Covid vaccine

20/10/2021

Blood results show it gets the body to mount an immune response to fight coronavirus.
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Covid: Why are UK cases so high?

20/10/2021

The UK has higher infections than most of its neighbours, as scientists fear a difficult winter.
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Pregnant women urged to get Covid vaccine by NHS England

20/10/2021

NHS England says the number of pregnant women seriously ill in critical care with the virus has grown.
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