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Covid: Gap between Pfizer vaccine doses should be halved, say doctors

Covid: Doctors call for rapid rollout of vaccines Credit: Source link

Vaccine volunteers: 'It's felt good to fight back against Covid'

Some of those leading the nation's vaccination effort have told of their experiences. Credit: Source link

Coronavirus: UK R number 'between 0.8 and 1'

The UK's chief medical adviser warns that "a very small change and it could start taking off again". Credit: Source link

'Record number' of Covid intensive care patients transferred

Around one in 10 patients admitted to intensive care is now being sent to a different hospital. Credit: Source link

Covid-19: Scientists challenge ‘flawed’ lateral flow tests report

They reject the accusation, in a report by Prof Jon Deeks, Dr Angela Raffle and Dr Mike Gill on 10 January, that lateral flow...

Covid: How a £20 gadget could save lives

Doctors say people should buy a pulse oximeter to monitor their oxygen levels at home. Credit: Source link

Covid: Nearly 2m UK people got first Covid vaccine in last week

Around 200 vaccines are being given every minute, the health secretary tells the Commons. Credit: Source link

Covid: England’s virus levels ‘may have risen’ in January

The past few days have seen a clear slowdown in the number of lab-confirmed cases reported daily by the government. Credit: Source link

Rollout of daily testing of close contacts paused in English schools

Mass testing in schools, using pregnancy-style lateral flow tests to detect the virus, had been due to start in January. Credit: Source link

Birmingham and Nottinghamshire trusts offer 24-hour Covid vaccines

The vaccines will be offered to existing high-priority groups and hospital staff on night shifts. Credit: Source link

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