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Covid: How do I get the vaccine and will I need a booster?

By Philippa RoxbyHealth reporterimage sourceGetty ImagesThose with severely weakened immune systems who are over 12 should be given a third Covid vaccine, experts...

Third Covid jab advised for most vulnerable 1%

"There is good reason to think some people with blood cancer will see an improved immune response as a result of a third...

Covid: Teen in hospital with virus urges others to get vaccinated

Maisy Evans, 17, is in hospital and is so short of breath she can barely talk. By Source link

New Zealand woman dies after receiving Pfizer vaccine

"This is the first case in New Zealand where a death in the days following vaccination has been linked to the Pfizer COVID-19...

NHS blood test tube shortage: Doctors 'facing difficult choices'

Doctors call for more guidance after the NHS in England and Wales stops all non-urgent blood tests. By Source link

Royal College of Nursing: Conference scrapped over sex harassment claims

The Royal College of Nursing says its annual meeting in Liverpool will be replaced by virtual events. By Source link

Covid: High virus levels 'highly likely' in schools

Scientific advisers say government should plan for this happening by the end of September in England. By Source link

Eating disorders: Charity reports rise in calls about binge eating

There's been a significant rise in the number of people requesting help for Binge Eating Disorder over the past three years, according to...

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

Cases are people who have tested positive...

Covid: Cornwall tourists urged to 'stay away' as cases rise

Visit Cornwall says only people who have booked should visit as cases nearly double in a week. By Source link