A charity says U.K. food bank use rose by a third during the past 12 months as the COVID-19 pandemic left more people without the money to buy basic necessities
The UK has fallen out of the top 20 worst hit countries for Covid-19 deaths, by one measure, even though 127,000 Brits died with the virus
"We aim to give people the ability to prove their vaccine status by the time international travel restarts where other countries require it."
Two rare cases of Covid-19 from fully-vaccinated people - also known as a "breakthrough infection" - have been reported in a US study.
Anne visited three hospitals in Gloucestershire on Wednesday.
In the study, most vaccinated people who displayed Covid symptoms had become infected before their immune system had a chance to respond to the jab.
Physical activity which gets you slightly out of breath could also increase the effectiveness of vaccines.
It is hoped at least two effective Covid-19 treatments in "either in a tablet or capsule form" will be available this year.
People with HIV in England had double the risk of dying compared to the rest of the population during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic up to 16 June 2020, Dr Sara Croxford of Public Health...
Renewed calls are being made for nurses to be provided a higher level of personal protective equ...
COVID-19 vaccine appointments were yesterday made available for a limited number of people aged between 35 and 39-years-old.
Residents living in areas where extra testing is taking place to identify the South African Covid-19 variant can now return their completed home tests at several drop-off points.
The race to find new treatments has been limited by lockdown restrictions, the Institute of Cancer Research, London said.
But deliveries to the EU and Switzerland are not affected by the supply issues
Rapid coronavirus testing is available for all staff in schools, along with students in years 12-14.
India must record suspected COVID-19 cases in addition to confirmed ones to get a more accurate picture, said Gujarat-based healthcare experts Dileep Mavalankar and Sanket Mankad
SCOTLAND’S Covid vaccination programme reached a landmark yesterday, with half the population now having received the first dose of the vaccine.
Coronavirus testing has been a central part of many countries’ response to the pandemic. The UK government in particular has been prepared to spend up to £100 billion on testing (although this plan...