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Covid-19: New guidance released on face masks & coverings for England

Just hours before new enforceable rules come into effect, the government has finally released full guidance on wearing face masks and coverings...

New, more infectious strain of Covid-19 now dominates globally​

• Researchers globally tracking the spread of Covid-19 discover viruses with a new variant have now overtaken the original strain• Analysis...

TAXI PROTECTION: Temporary safety screen installation

Leeds City Council is allowing taxi and private hire drivers to install temporary safety screens in vehicles in response to the Covid-19...

Pakistan: May reinforce lockdown after spike in infections

Pakistan may reinforce its lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus, officials have said, amid a spike in infections and...

Coronavirus has mutated 30 times with deadlier strain infecting Europe

Scientists say they have discovered that the Covid-19 virus has mutated 30 times with the deadlier strain infecting Europe.

12-year-old girl youngest to die after contracting coronavirus

Authorities in Belgium have said a 12-year-old girl has died after contracting coronavirus. She becomes the youngest known person in Europe to...

Takeaways play essential role

“Small food outlets in Bradford have faced abuse over remaining open during the coronavirus pandemic” With most of...

£330 Billion bailout to keep Britain in business

“We’ll do whatever it takes” says Rishi Sunak Britain has...

Trump’s ‘Chinese virus’ causes outrage

President Trump sent a tweet on Monday 16th March describing the new coronavirus - which causes the disease Covid-19 - as the...

Coronavirus will spread in UK in a ‘significant way’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has this morning chaired an emergency Cobra meeting discussing a range of steps which could be introduced to...

Coronavirus: UK cases continue to rise

Figures today show the number of coronavirus cases in the UK continues to rise. Meanwhile the NHS has declared...

Coronavirus: What you can do if you want to cancel a...

Cases of the coronavirus have continued to rise, with some travellers asking whether it is safe to travel to Japan, South Korea,...

PANIC SPREADS: Second Chinese city placed under lockdown in an effort...

A second Chinese city will go into lockdown in an effort to control the spread of a new contagious virus that has...

Zika virus: What’s the risk during pregnancy?

By Dr Farzana Khan Recently my friend went on her honeymoon to Mexico and conceived during this time. Unfortunately she...

Zika virus may turn into a pandemic

Countries in the Americas have already declared a state of emergency Thousands of babies are being born with underdeveloped brains in Brazil and South America...

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