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UK Covid news: India added to England’s travel red list with rules coming into force at 4am on Friday

Latest updates: India added to travel red list, Hancock tells MPs, as number of Indian variant cases in UK rises to 103Under-30s less compliant with Covid rules, UK data shows‘If we catch Covid, we die’: UK shielders reflect on still feeling unsafeOxford trial to study effect of immune system on reinfectionBritons working at home spend more time on job in Covid crisis, ONS findsCoronavirus – latest global updates 4.59pm BST 4.57pm BST In the Commons Oliver Dowden, the culture secretary,...
Tags: Travel, Health, Politics, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, India, Race, Conservatives, Travel & leisure, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology


Workers in insecure jobs twice as likely to die of Covid, TUC research finds

Those with no sick pay and fewer rights, such as many care workers and delivery drivers, at higher riskCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWorkers on zero-hours contracts and other insecure jobs are twice as likely to have died of Covid-19 as those in other professions, according to a report revealing stark inequalities in the workplace.The research from the Trades Union Congress in England and Wales showed those on the frontline of the pandemic, such as care workers, nur...
Tags: Health, Business, Politics, England, Wales, Society, UK News, Trade unions, TUC, Zero-hours contracts, Trades Union Congress, Coronavirus, Covid TUC


Welsh patients to be first in UK to receive Moderna Covid vaccine

Nation’s mass rollout begins on Wednesday, while Scotland will administer first doses later this weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePatients in Wales will from Wednesday become the first in the UK to receive the Moderna vaccine as part of a mass vaccination programme, with the first doses in Scotland set to come later this week.The initial jabs would be given at the West Wales general hospital in Carmarthen, the Welsh government said. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, Wales, Scotland, Society, UK News, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, west Wales, Carmarthen, Moderna, Coronavirus


Patients in Wales to be first in UK to receive Moderna Covid vaccine

Nation’s mass rollout begins on Wednesday, while Scotland will administer first doses later this weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePatients in Wales will from Wednesday become the first in the UK to receive the Moderna vaccine as part of a mass vaccination programme, with the first doses in Scotland set to come later this week.The initial jabs would be given at the West Wales general hospital in Carmarthen, the Welsh government said. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, Wales, Scotland, Society, UK News, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, west Wales, Carmarthen, Moderna, Coronavirus


Patients in Wales to receive Moderna Covid vaccine

Welsh health minister hails ‘significant addition’ to country’s vaccination programmeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePatients in Wales will from Wednesday become the first in the UK to receive the Moderna vaccine as part of a mass vaccination programme, with the first doses in Scotland set to come later this week.The initial jabs would be given at the West Wales general hospital in Carmarthen, the Welsh government said. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, Wales, Scotland, Society, UK News, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, west Wales, Carmarthen, Moderna, Coronavirus


What is allowed under Covid lockdown rules around the UK?

How restrictions are being eased varies in the UK’s four constituent partsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe lockdown is being gradually eased in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, but the details of how and when this is happening vary in the four constituent parts of the UK. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Communities, Society, UK News, Northern Ireland, Health policy, England Wales Scotland, Coronavirus


The COVID-19 vaccine side effects you can expect based on your age, sex, and dose

Alameda County workers line up to receive coronavirus vaccines outside St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, California, on January 8, 2021. Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images COVID-19 vaccine side effects can vary depending on a person's age, sex, or health status. Women and younger adults tend to have more side effects than men or older adults do. Side effects are generally more pronounced after the second dose than the first. See more stories on Insider's busine...
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Covid vaccine hesitancy in England and Wales is being overcome, study finds

More than 80% of people who were reluctant to accept a jab in December have changed their mindCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than four in five people who said last December they were either uncertain about or intended to refuse a Covid-19 vaccine had changed their mind by February and had accepted a jab or planned to, an analysis has found.Researchers tracked responses of 14,713 adults in England and Wales over the two months, finding that the change was consist...
Tags: Health, England, Wales, Society, UK News, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, COVID


Life expectancy gap rises between most and least deprived in Wales

Women live about six years less in most deprived parts of Wales than those in least deprived areasThe gap in life expectancy between the most and least deprived parts of Wales has increased, particularly for women, new research has found.Women in the most deprived parts of Wales can expect to live approximately six years less (life expectancy 79 years) than those in the least deprived areas (85). For men, there was a seven-year gap between the most and least deprived areas (74 v 81 years). Conti...
Tags: Health, Wales, Society, UK News, Poverty, Life Expectancy, Inequality


Covid ‘vaccine hesitancy’ in England and Wales is being overcome, study finds

More than 80% of people who were reluctant to accept a jab in December have changed their mindCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than four in five people who said last December they were either uncertain about or intended to refuse a Covid-19 vaccine had changed their mind by February and had accepted a jab or planned to, an analysis has found.Researchers tracked responses of 14,713 adults in England and Wales over the two months, finding that the change was consist...
Tags: Health, England, Wales, Society, UK News, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, COVID


Socioeconomic deprivation linked to large proportion of dementia deaths in England, Wales

A large proportion of dementia deaths in England and Wales may be due to socioeconomic deprivation, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.
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Nicola Sturgeon awaits publication of report into handling of Alex Salmond allegations – UK politics live

Latest updates: findings of James Hamilton QC due on Monday afternoon, as Scottish Conservatives plan no-confidence vote on TuesdayGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.24pm GMT Half of all eligible adults in Wales have now had a first dose of vaccine, the Welsh government has announced.Over half of all eligible adults in Wales have now had their first dose 1,273,186 people in Wales have now had their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.346,058 people are now fully vaccinated.Latest @Public...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Wales, Scotland, European Union, Society, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Nicola Sturgeon, Health policy, Alex Salmond, Scottish politics, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation


Prince Harry writes foreword to book for children who have lost parents to Covid

Duke writes about his mother’s death in book for bereaved children as part of National Day of ReflectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Duke of Sussex has reflected on the pain of his mother’s death in a foreword to a book for children of health workers who have died in the coronavirus pandemic.Prince Harry wrote that the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997 when he was 12 had left “a huge hole inside of me” but that it was eventually filled with “love and su...
Tags: Health, Books, Children, Wales, Life and style, Society, UK News, Culture, Death and dying, Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince Harry, Harry, Bereavement, Duke, Diana Princess


UK Covid live: fewer vaccine doses in April and March, says PM, but country on track to hit targets

PM says vaccine supply issues will not affect roadmap; MHRA says no evidence AstraZeneca vaccine causes blood clots but issues new adviceHancock tells EU to respect ‘contract law’ over UK vaccine supplyTory backbenchers urge faster lockdown easing ahead of Commons voteUK Covid rates may rise because of vaccine delay, adviser concedesDelaying England’s winter lockdown ‘caused 27,000 extra deaths’Coronavirus – latest global updates 5.28pm GMT Q: Has the decision by some countries to suspend As...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Wales, Eu, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Gibraltar, Welsh politics, Mark Drakeford, Matt Hancock


UK Covid live: MHRA says no evidence AZ jab causes clots and to keep using it – but new precautionary advice issued

Latest updates: MHRA says no evidence AstraZenca vaccine causes blood clots and benefits outweigh risks but issues new adviceHancock tells EU to respect ‘contract law’ over UK vaccine supplyTory backbenchers urge faster lockdown easing ahead of Commons voteUK Covid rates may rise because of vaccine delay, adviser concedesDelaying England’s winter lockdown ‘caused 27,000 extra deaths’Coronavirus – latest global updates 3.24pm GMT Prof Sir Munir Pirmohamed, chair of the Commission on Human Med...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Wales, Eu, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Gibraltar, Welsh politics, Mark Drakeford, Matt Hancock


UK Covid live: 1.7m vaccine doses delayed to test stability; 'vast majority' won't be affected, says Hancock

Latest updates: health secretary says April vaccine supply is ‘tighter’ but most people will see no change in the delivery of their first and second doseHancock tells EU to respect ‘contract law’ over UK vaccine supplyTory backbenchers urge faster lockdown easing ahead of Commons voteUK Covid rates may rise because of vaccine delay, adviser concedesDelaying England’s winter lockdown ‘caused 27,000 extra deaths’Coronavirus – latest global updates 1.29pm GMT Nicola Sturgeon has told MSPs at FM...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Wales, Eu, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Nicola Sturgeon, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Gibraltar, Pfizer, Sturgeon


UK Covid live: AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines may be more effective against Brazil variant than previously thought

Latest updates: vaccines may be effective against P1 Brazil variant, research from Oxford University – which is yet to be peer reviewed – suggestsUK Covid rates may rise because of vaccine delay, adviser concedesDelaying England’s winter lockdown ‘caused 27,000 extra deaths’PM ‘trying to hide’ from scrutiny of Covid inquiry – Ed DaveyCovid vaccines for England’s under-50s delayed due to shortageCoronavirus – latest global updates 12.30pm GMT Matt Hancock, the health secretary, is making a st...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, London, Wales, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Brazil, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Gibraltar, Tories, Pfizer


People infected with the coronavirus variant found in the UK are up to 64% more likely to die than those with other strains

Medical workers bring a patient out of an ambulance outside Royal London Hospital, in London, January 15, 2021. A coronavirus variant first detected in the UK is deadlier than the original version of the virus. People infected with the strain, B.1.1.7, are 55% to 64% more likely to die from COVID-19. Existing vaccines seem to work against B.1.1.7, though other variants can evade vaccine-induced antibodies. See more stories on Insider's business page. The data is in: People infected w...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Science, London, News, Wales, US, Trends, Research, South Africa, Brazil, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Pfizer


Coronavirus live news: UK records a further 121 Covid deaths and 5,534 cases; Germany warns cases could hit Christmas peak by April

Wales begins first stage of lockdown easing; Australia records first local Covid case in more than two weeks; Poland reports rise in daily casesJordan health minister steps down after hospital oxygen failure deathsDay of reflection to be held a year after UK’s Covid lockdown beganTake things slowly as lockdown ends to avoid ‘re-entry’ syndromeSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.24pm GMT Football fans were offered a Covid-19 vaccine at the Russian Premier League match between Zenit and Akhmat ...
Tags: Health, UK, Wales, Australia, Germany, Society, UK News, World news, Philippines, NHS, Poland, Vaccines and immunisation, St Petersburg, Reuters, Stephen Webb, Zenit


Coronavirus live news: UK records a further 121 Covid deaths and 5,534 cases; three health workers who received Oxford vaccine treated in hospital for blood clots

Wales begins first stage of lockdown easing; Australia records first local Covid case in more than two weeks; Poland reports rise in daily casesJordan health minister steps down after hospital oxygen failure deathsDay of reflection to be held a year after UK’s Covid lockdown beganTake things slowly as lockdown ends to avoid ‘re-entry’ syndromeSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.29pm GMT There have been a further 5,534 lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK, according to government data – c...
Tags: Health, UK, Wales, Australia, Society, UK News, World news, Philippines, Oxford, Poland, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: More than 21m vaccine doses given in England; Germany warns Covid infections could reach Christmas peak by mid-April

Wales begins first stage of lockdown easing; Australia records first local Covid case in more than two weeks; Poland reports rise in daily casesJordan health minister steps down after hospital oxygen failure deathsDay of reflection to be held a year after UK’s Covid lockdown beganTake things slowly as lockdown ends to avoid ‘re-entry’ syndromeSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.19pm GMT Three health workers in Norway who recently received the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 are be...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Wales, Australia, Germany, Society, UK News, World news, Philippines, NHS, Poland, Vaccines and immunisation, Norway, Reuters, Denmark Iceland


Coronavirus live news: UK businesses sign up for rapid testing scheme; India to review Oxford vaccine side-effects

Wales begins first stage of lockdown easing; Australia records first local Covid case in more than two weeks; Poland reports rise in daily casesDay of reflection to be held a year after UK’s Covid lockdown beganTake things slowly as lockdown ends to avoid ‘re-entry’ syndromeSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.23am GMT There were 12,674 new coronavirus infections detected in Germany in the 24-hour period to Saturday morning, according to the Robert Koch Institute - 3,117 more than in the same...
Tags: Health, UK, Wales, Australia, Germany, India, Society, UK News, World news, Philippines, Oxford, Poland, Vaccines and immunisation, Deutsche Welle, Robert Koch Institute, Coronavirus


'There’s a lot of nasty stuff': the people living with long Covid

Sufferers say they have had little specialist help despite NHS England setting up dedicated clinics NHS may face a million long Covid patients after pandemicCoronavirus – latest updates“It’s not that I feel I have been abandoned, I think that is perfectly obvious,” says Rachel Pope. “If you speak to any long Covid patient, they have been abandoned.”Until exactly a year ago – 5 March 2020 – Pope was “an incredibly fit woman”. A senior lecturer in European prehistory at the University of Liverpool...
Tags: Health, England, Wales, Scotland, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Northern Ireland, Health policy, Pope, University Of Liverpool, Coronavirus, Rachel Pope


People with asthma in deprived areas have worse outcomes, study reveals

People with asthma in the most deprived areas are 50% more likely to be admitted to hospital and to die from asthma compared with those in the least deprived areas, a new five-year study of over 100,000 people in Wales has revealed.
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‘People are starting to see light at the end of the tunnel’

Doctors in Wales describe the pressure to help patients who’ve suffered delayed treatment during the pandemic.
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Wales is first UK nation to offer Covid jab to top four priority groups

Everyone in top four categories has been offered first vaccine dose, says first ministerCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Wales has become the first UK nation to have offered a Covid jab to everyone in the top four priority groups, the first minister, Mark Drakeford has announced. Last month, Drakeford was forced to defend Wales’s vaccination programme after criticism of delays from opposition parties and doctors. But at a press conference on Friday, he said that 66 da...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Biology, Wales, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Vaccines and immunisation, Welsh politics, Mark Drakeford, Drakeford, Coronavirus


UK Covid live: Matt Hancock tells MPs pandemic has made NHS reform 'more, not less, urgent'

Health secretary lays out sweeping proposals for restructure; professor says Kent variant will ‘sweep the world’Health secretary goes cool on prospect of summer holidays for BritonsHancock announces shake-up giving ministers more power over NHSAstraZeneca says vaccine against new variants may take six months40% of staff at biggest UK care home firm have not had vaccineCoronavirus – latest global updates 1.20pm GMT On a visit to Heathrow airport this morning Sir Keir Starmer restated his call...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Wales, UK News, Disability, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Heathrow, Health policy, Learning disability, Kent, Keir Starmer, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus, UK Covid


UK Covid live: Hancock says 'we need to come down hard' on South African variant after 105 cases identified

Latest updates: UK records 18,607 further cases and 406 deaths; 9.2 million people have now had at least one vaccine doseSouth African variant of Covid found in eight areas of EnglandWhat we know about the South African variant of CovidBoris Johnson suggests England will not return to regional tiersHalf of care home staff at UK’s largest provider have not had vaccineGlobal coronavirus updates - live 6.11pm GMT This is from Alastair McLellan, editor of the Health Service Journal, commenting o...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Labour, Social Care, Vaccines and immunisation, Care workers, Health Service Journal, Hancock, JCVI


UK Covid live: Matt Hancock leads news briefing after 105 cases of South African variant identified in Britain

Latest updates: UK records 18,607 further cases and 406 deaths; 9.2 million people have now had at least one vaccine doseSouth African variant of Covid found in eight areas of EnglandBoris Johnson suggests England will not return to regional tiersHalf of care home staff at UK’s largest provider have not had vaccineTwo London clinics mistakenly offer Covid jab to young peopleGlobal coronavirus updates - live 5.20pm GMT Q: What assurances can you give people in priority groups who are housebou...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, London, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Britain, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Labour, Social Care, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Care workers


UK Covid live: R-value falls to 0.8-1; one in 35 Londoners and one in 55 in England tested positive last week – ONS

Latest updates: percentage of people testing positive for Covid-19 remained high but decreased slightly in week ending 16 JanuaryExperts split over £500 payment for people with Covid in EnglandForeign NHS workers could be denied vaccine in EnglandOrganisers of London wedding attended by hundreds face fineUK official death toll undercounted fatalities, study findsGlobal coronavirus updates – lives 2.15pm GMT A further 993 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in Eng...
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