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Excess deaths continue to soar despite Covid deaths decreasing

[ad_1] Excess deaths in the UK have continued to soar, as Covid deaths decreased for fourth week in a row, the latest data shows. A total of 10,942 deaths from all causes were registered in England and Wales…

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Covid-19 booster jab programme gets under way

[ad_1] The Covid-19 booster vaccine programme has got under way in England and Scotland. More than 700 care homes in England will be visited by vaccination teams from Monday, with thousands more jabs scheduled before the end of…

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Scientists solve mysterious pneumonia outbreak in northwest Argentina

[ad_1] A cluster of pneumonia cases which led to the deaths of four people in northwest Argentina was caused by Legionella bacteria, health authorities in the country have said. The outbreak, which involved 11 reported cases, was linked…

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Covid app tests people’s voices for ‘accurate’ coronavirus infection detection, scientists say

[ad_1] Scientists are developing a mobile phone app that “accurately” detects Covid-19 infections by analysing a person’s voice using artificial intelligence (AI). The yet-to-be peer-reviewed research for the app, to be presented on Monday at the European Respiratory…

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How long do you have to isolate with Covid? What are the self-isolation rules in UK

[ad_1] Boris Johnson ended the UK government’s “Plan B” social restrictions for dealing with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in England on 24 February 2022, apparently drawing a line under the lockdown era once and for all….

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Covid symptoms 2022: Warning over new symptom that affects sleep

[ad_1] An immunologist has warned the new strain of Covid-19 could be causing different symptoms – including one that emerges during the night. Omicron BA.5 is a highly-contagious subvariant prompting concern as it contributes to a fresh wave…

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Covid symptoms 2022: Warning over new symptom that affects sleep

[ad_1] An immunologist has warned the new strain of Covid-19 could be causing different symptoms – including one that emerges during the night. Omicron BA.5 is a highly-contagious subvariant prompting concern as it contributes to a fresh wave…

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Vulnerable people admitted to hospital after their energy is cut off, NHS chief warns

[ad_1] Patients are being admitted to hospital after having their gas and electric shut off, an NHS chief has told the energy regulator. The health boss has asked the national regulator for gas and electricity markets to reconsider…

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London NHS winter crisis plan risks doubling up patients on wards

[ad_1] NHS trusts across London are set to start moving patients from A&E onto wards “irrespective” of whether there are beds available, The Rustwire has learned. The new model, which involves moving patients every two hours out of…

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Social care: Next PM must overhaul care amid astonishing level of unmet need, say charities

[ad_1] The new prime minister must “turn the page” on social care to transform it amid an “astonishing” level of unmet need, charities have warned. The Care and Support Alliance (CSA), which represents more than 60 charities, is…