• By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: TRAVEL CHANGES TOO LATE TO HALT POTENTIAL NEW WAVE - SCIENTIST

    The return of pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to the UK will come into force on Tuesday.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: DOCTORS' LEADERS BACK POSTPONED HEALTH CHECKS

    A senior GP says the move would support the "national priority" to vaccinate people quickly.

    Vaccination, Senior
  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID-19: MUMS WHO WERE SEVERELY ILL URGE PREGNANT WOMEN TO GET JABS

    In a video, one woman says her family were told she would not survive after giving birth with Covid.

    Pregnant
  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: GPS CAN DEFER SOME SERVICES IN BOOSTER JAB PUSH

    Practices in England can postpone minor surgery and routine health checks for over-75s, NHS chiefs say.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID-19: MATT HANCOCK NEIGHBOUR DENIES NHS CRONYISM CLAIM

    Alex Bourne says the former health secretary had no involvement is his company winning NHS work.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    RAPIST PARAMEDIC ANDREW WHEELER STRUCK OFF

    Andrew Wheeler is serving 21 years for raping a female patient and sexually abusing another.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: FIRST DATA POINTS TO OMICRON RE-INFECTION RISK

    Scientists in South Africa have identified a spike in the numbers catching Covid again.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID RISK REMAINS HIGHER FOR SOME ETHNIC GROUPS

    A major report reveals who in society has been hit hardest by each wave of Covid in the UK.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: PFIZER AND MODERNA JABS GIVE BEST OVERALL BOOST, UK TRIAL FINDS

    Researchers also say there are signs the boosters would still offer protection against new variant Omicron.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    HOW DO YOU SAY 'OMICRON'?

    Omicron is the 13th variant of the Covid-19 virus to receive a Greek name but the pronunciation is up for debate.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: SOUTH AFRICA NEW CASES DOUBLE IN 24 HOURS AS OMICRON SPREADS

    The new Omicron variant has now become dominant, the country's top medical scientists say.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    PFIZER BOSS: ANNUAL COVID JABS FOR YEARS TO COME

    In an exclusive interview, Dr Albert Bourla says jabs have saved millions of lives.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    ASBESTOS EXPOSURE FROM 20 YEARS AGO KILLED IT WORKER

    Jason Williams was given months to live when he became ill due to asbestos exposure 20 years ago.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID OMICRON: TIME TO CONSIDER MANDATORY JABS, EU CHIEF SAYS

    EU countries should discuss forced vaccinations to combat the Omicron variant, says Ursula von der Leyen.

    Vaccination
  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID IN SCOTLAND: NEW SCOTTISH OMICRON CASE NOT LINKED TO OTHERS

    Another case of the new variant of Covid-19 has been reported in Scotland, bringing the total to 10.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    PFIZER CEO ALBERT BOURLA: MY WIFE'S VACCINE DEATH IS FAKE NEWS

    In an exclusive interview, Albert Bourla hits out at the "rubbish" that has been published about him.

    Vaccination
  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    UK APPROVES ANOTHER ANTIBODY TREATMENT FOR COVID

    It's called sotrovimab and should cuts the risk of severe illness, even for new variants such as Omicron, say scientists.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: DON'T KISS STRANGERS UNDER MISTLETOE - MINISTER

    People should try to reduce Covid transmission so we can all enjoy Christmas "knees up", Therese Coffey says.

    Knees
  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    COVID: TRIGGER OF RARE BLOOD CLOTS WITH ASTRAZENECA JAB FOUND BY SCIENTISTS

    Researchers in Cardiff and the US discover how the Covid jab may be linked to the extremely rare clots.

  • By BBC   -   Dec 5, 2021

    INFECTED BLOOD INQUIRY: DOCTOR'S 1983 AIDS STATEMENT 'UNFORTUNATE'

    Dr Anthony Napier said there was no link between Aids and blood transfusions in a newspaper article.

    AIDS