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UK Covid infections rise as Delta variant dominates

There is some regional variation in infection rates and some good news on vaccine efficacy.

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Are Asia’s Covid ‘winners’ entering shaky new territory?

The places that were best at keeping Covid at bay are now struggling with their exit strategies.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-57492961

Covid: Disruption to surgery ‘will affect millions’

There were 1.5 million fewer procedures in 2020 than expected, a study in England and Wales suggests.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-57515472

Covid: All adults able to book coronavirus vaccination in England

People aged 18 and over will be invited to make an appointment for their first vaccination.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-57517992

Covid: Epidemic growing across England, says study

The rollout of jabs to younger people is key to reducing further spread, researchers say.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-57504172

UK aid cuts risk millions of lives, warns World Health Organization

Move leaves millions of the world’s poorest at risk from “neglected tropical diseases”, says agency.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-57506479

Living with obesity: ‘My genes mean I’m hard-wired to store fat’

Specialist health professionals say obesity should be regarded as a complex illness, and people with the condition shouldn’t be blamed for it.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-57419041

Covid: Children aged 12-17 unlikely to be offered vaccine in UK

Some groups of children may be vaccinated – but not all, the UK’s vaccine experts are expected to say.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-57496074

Another life-saving Covid treatment found

Monoclonal antibody therapy, given by drip, can save some of the sickest hospital patients.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-57488150

Cardiac arrest survival chances are improved by study

The study could lead to changes in how life-saving treatment is administered in hospital.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-57504656

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