CDC says 4th COVID-19 booster dose may be needed for immunocompromised people

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in updated COVID-19 guidelines this week that some immunocompromised people may need a fourth dose of the…

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Covid: Charlize Theron wants fairer distribution of vaccines

Charlize Theron says the world has to start sharing vaccines if we are to reach the World Health Organization’s goal of vaccinating 70% of the world next…

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‘Kissing disease’ among teenagers may trigger multiple sclerosis: report

Infectious mononucleosis – also known as “mono” or “the kissing disease” – in childhood or adolescence is associated with an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS)…

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COVID-19 side effects could include memory loss, brain fog, researchers find

Memory loss and “brain fog” may be long-term side effects of COVID-19, according to researchers.  In a recent study published last week in the journal JAMA Network…

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Liverpool dancer takes up nursing after Covid care work

A student from Liverpool who took up care work during the coronavirus pandemic has decided to don scrubs instead of dancing shoes in a change of career….

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Is there a gap between public and private sector pay?

The Treasury has been making some claims about pay in the public and private sectors.

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Great Ormond Street Hospital investigates ‘faulty’ surgical glue

According to a report to a Great Ormond Street Hospital public board meeting on 29 September, titled “Faulty batch of Histoacryl glue potentially impacting patient treatment outcomes”,…

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Covid in Scotland: Figures show booster gap in high-risk groups

More than 100,000 Scots are waiting for a booster despite receiving their second dose more than six months ago.

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Covid vaccine: ‘I saved lives here, now I’m back for Comic Con’

Neely Mozawala, a specialist diabetes podiatrist, vaccinated people against Covid-19 inside London’s ExCel centre during the pandemic. Now the 29-year-old from Hillingdon, west London, has returned to…

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Why women may wait decades for an ADHD diagnosis

At least tens of thousands in the UK, it is estimated, are not receiving the help they need.

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