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R number for UK below 1 for first time since August

2 hours 41 min ago
Scientific advisers to the government estimate the coronavirus epidemic is no longer growing.

Coronavirus: Losing a baby during the pandemic

8 hours 7 min ago
Couples share their stories of how Covid-19 restrictions exacerbated the impact of losing a baby.

Oxford Covid vaccine: Regulator asked to asses jab

14 hours 30 min ago
The referral is "a significant first step" to a possible rollout of the vaccine, the government says.

Controversial 'virginity tests' sold by UK clinics

15 hours 47 min ago
The "unscientific" examinations are condemned by international organisations such as the UN.

Coronavirus: When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?

16 hours 47 min ago
Excitement over the vaccine has turned to questions on the reality of when we can get it.

Covid: Woman left blind after treatment delayed in pandemic

16 hours 54 min ago
Thousands of people in Wales are at "risk of going blind" because of delays, a charity warns.

Cancer: Blood test for 50 types to be trialled by NHS

17 hours 2 min ago
More than 165,000 people in England will be offered the tests from next year.

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine 'dose error' explained

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 17:36
Some trial volunteers were given shots half the planned strength, so how does that affect the results?

Covid-19: England's regional tiers being announced

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 12:13
Details of restrictions for local authority areas in England are set out by the government.

Coronavirus infections levelling during England lockdown

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 11:57
But in Scotland infection rates appear to be rising, according to Office for National Statistics data.

Social care funding falls 'alarmingly short' - council directors

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 04:50
Chancellor Rishi Sunak said an extra £1bn in social care funding would be available to councils.

Covid: England's regional tiers to be set out

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 02:25
Most areas are expected to be put in the two toughest tiers of restrictions when the lockdown ends.

Covid: US doctor's video simulates what dying patient sees

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 00:46
This doctor made a video simulating what a dying Covid patient sees - to urge people to wear masks.

Long Covid: How knowledge of ME could help sufferers

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 00:03
Evan was diagnosed with ME in 2017, and she believes her experience can support long Covid sufferers.

Meghan: Duchess of Sussex tells of miscarriage 'pain and grief'

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00
"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan writes in an article.

Covid Christmas rules: UK leaders urge caution over household mixing

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 08:25
The UK's five-day relaxation of rules will throw "fuel on the Covid fire", scientists warn.

Covid: PPE price rises cost taxpayers £10bn, report says

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 01:29
"Inadequate" stockpiles meant the government had to boost supplies quickly, the spending watchdog says.

Brain imaging technology designed for babies

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 00:05
Scientists demonstrate a scanning device that will make it easier to study the brain.

Coronavirus: French lockdown to ease after second peak passes

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 23:11
Non-essential shops will reopen this weekend but bars and restaurants will stay closed into January.

Covid-19: Three households can mix over Christmas in UK

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 23:09
People can form a "Christmas bubble" and mix in homes and outdoors between 23 and 27 December.