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Covid: Doctors’ leaders back postponed health checks

A senior GP says the move would support the "national priority" to vaccinate people quickly.

Rapist paramedic Andrew Wheeler struck off

Andrew Wheeler is serving 21 years for raping a female patient and sexually abusing another.

Covid: First data points to Omicron re-infection risk

Prof Francois Balloux, from University College London, said: "The higher estimated re-infection ability of the Omicron variant to cause re-infection is not overly...

Covid: Pfizer and Moderna jabs give best overall boost, UK trial finds

Researchers say there are signs the boosters would still offer protection against new variant Omicron.

Covid in Scotland: New Scottish Omicron case not linked to others

Another case of the new variant of Covid-19 has been reported in Scotland, bringing the total to 10.

UK approves another antibody treatment for Covid

It's called sotrovimab and should cuts the risk of severe illness, even for new variants such as Omicron, say scientists.

Asbestos exposure from 20 years ago killed IT worker

Jason Williams was given months to live when he became ill due to asbestos exposure 20 years ago.

Pfizer boss: My wife’s vaccine death is fake news

Watch our exclusive interview with the CEO of Pfizer Albert Bourla, as he hits out at the "rubbish" that has been published about...

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Covid travel test changes a ‘hammer blow’ to industry

The return of pre-departure tests for travellers to the UK will come into force on 04:00 GMT Tuesday.
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Afghanistan: Taliban warned against targeting former security forces

US and allies "deeply concerned" about human rights abuses against former Afghan security forces.

Prince William reveals emotional toll of air ambulance rescues

The Duke of Cambridge recalls taking home other people's "sadness" when he was a pilot.

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