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Lockdown: Suicide fears soar in LGBT community

9 hours 32 min ago
There has been a huge increase in the number of LGBT people seeking suicide-prevention support.

Coronavirus: 'No obvious source' of Leicester Covid-19 outbreak

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:42
The report said the increase in reported cases could be down to "growth in availability of testing".

Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:39
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

Coronavirus: US buys nearly all of Gilead's Covid-19 drug remdesivir

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:38
The US will acquire almost all the next three months' production of the drug from Gilead.

Probe into Shropshire maternity deaths 'too late'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:58
Tasha Turner, whose newborn daughter died in 2013 says news of the police inquiry is "bittersweet".

Coronavirus: Immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:51
A Swedish study found twice as many people had protective T-cells as tested positive for antibodies.

Coronavirus: Data needed quicker to target local outbreaks, say doctors

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 04:03
The call from doctors follows a lockdown in Leicester, amid a rise in Covid-19 cases.

Coronavirus: Calls for government to plan public inquiry

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 01:10
The NHS ombudsman asks government to listen to patient complaints in order to learn from mistakes.

Coronavirus: Frailty 'indicator' to survival

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:41
Researchers say it is as important as age or other health issues in determining if someone may die.

Coronavirus: Snacking and family meals increase in lockdown

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:11
Young people's eating habits have meant more snacks but also more shared meals, say researchers.

Period poverty: Rise in free sanitary products needed in lockdown

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:07
Women unable to buy sanitary products have used newspaper or pillow cases instead, one charity says.

Cystic fibrosis patients offered 'life-transforming' drug

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:46
The three-drug combination, Kaftrio, will now be available on the NHS in England.

Coronavirus: Hydroxychloroquine trial to restart

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:24
The UK's regulator says testing of the controversial anti-malarial drug can be resumed.

Death rate 'back to normal' in UK

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:18
It is the first time weekly deaths have been below the five-year average since mid March.

Coronavirus: How those missed off the shielding list have fared in lockdown

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 02:28
Transplant patients and some with rare lung diseases were initially missed off the shielding list.

Coronavirus: 'When lockdown eased, my panic attacks returned'

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:17
When lockdown began Seaneen Molloy's panic attacks stopped, but as restrictions are eased, her anxiety is returning.

Leicester lockdown tightened as coronavirus cases rise

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 23:37
Non-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.

Coronavirus: Worst could be yet to come, WHO warns

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 21:18
The pandemic "is not even close to being over", the World Health Organization's chief says.

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 20:17
It appears to be able to infect people, although pigs are the hosts, say experts.

Many government call handlers traced no Covid contacts

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 18:01
Thousands of call handlers hired to track down the contacts of coronavirus cases did not find any.