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Coronavirus: Oxford junior doctors keep video diaries

5 hours 14 min ago
Junior doctors Emma and Adam are becoming doctors a year early to help with the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus: Ambulance staff 'feeling unprotected'

5 hours 22 min ago
The GMB union says ambulance staff are still being put at risk by a lack of adequate protective equipment.

Coronavirus: US records highest death toll in single day

6 hours 16 min ago
More than 1,800 deaths were recorded on Tuesday including that of influential folk singer John Prine.

Coronavirus: 'Please learn from Wuhan's mistakes'

10 hours 27 min ago
As the Chinese city lifts its quarantine, residents share lessons learnt from the outbreak.

Coronavirus: What happens in an intensive care unit?

12 hours 58 min ago
As Boris Johnson continues to be treated for coronavirus in an ICU, we take a look at how they work.

Coronavirus: Mental health hotline for NHS staff

13 hours 20 min ago
Health workers can call or text the free number to get support and advice during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: The effects on the most vulnerable

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 18:08
Paula has complex medical needs, she relies on her assistance dog, carers and a nurse for help. Coronavirus has already affected the care she receives.

Coronavirus: Raab confident Boris Johnson will 'pull through'

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 17:35
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the prime minister remains in good spirits while in intensive care.

The battle against a vicious disease

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 16:13
Fergus Walsh is humbled by the astonishing dedication of NHS staff on the coronavirus front line.

Coronavirus: 'Being in intensive care was very frightening'

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 13:48
Faiz Ilyas, 24, describes how it felt to be given oxygen in hospital after contracting coronavirus.

Coronavirus: What is the risk to men over 50?

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 13:08
While most people will have mild symptoms and recover quickly, some are more prone to getting sick.

Most coronavirus deaths occurring in hospitals

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 10:12
Latest figures show some are happening in the community but most are on hospital wards.

Coronavirus: NHS volunteers to start receiving tasks

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 09:14
More than 750,000 people signed up to join the "volunteer army" to support 2.5 million at-risk people.

Coronavirus: China reports no Covid-19 deaths for first time

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 06:51
For the first time since January, China reports no coronavirus-related deaths.

Coronavirus doctor's diary: The oxygen supply problem

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 01:27
Hospitals need to supply oxygen to more beds than is currently possible, so doctors are searching for hacks.

Coronavirus: Warning over daily death figures

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 01:01
Spikes or dips may in part reflect bottlenecks in the reporting system, rather than real changes in the trend.

Coronavirus: Hospices warn they could close as virus hits fundraising

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 00:45
Charities are warning they will need government and public support to provide palliative care.

Coronavirus: Scientists question school closures impact

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 00:41
Countries should now question whether keeping schools shut is justified, says one team of scientists.

Coronavirus: 'High risk' list misses off thousands of people

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 00:31
Transplant patients and people with lung diseases are among those who have been missed off the list.

Coronavirus: What is intensive care and which patients need it?

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 23:15
Doctors say PM Boris Johnson has been moved there as a precaution, should he need more complex care.