Chronic health issues for third in late 40s – study
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Chronic health issues for third in late 40s – study

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-57982476     By BBC Health News   About one in three middle-aged people has multiple chronic health issues, a long-running British study suggests.     The 1970 British Cohort Study has been periodically tracking the lives of about 17,000 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week….

Covid in Wales: Care home visiting restrictions eased
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Covid in Wales: Care home visiting restrictions eased

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-57217470 By BBC Health news   Many families and friends will be able to visit loved ones inside care homes in Wales and hold their hand for the first time in over a year.   Until now only two designated visitors could make visits indoors, due to guidance set by…

Covid-19: Millions living in areas with no deaths and vaccine rollout extended
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Covid-19: Millions living in areas with no deaths and vaccine rollout extended

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56927987 By BBC Health News   Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday morning. We’ll have another update for you this evening.   1. Millions living in areas with zero Covid deaths About 22 million people in the UK are living in areas that…

Europe is woefully unprepared for future deadly disease outbreaks
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Europe is woefully unprepared for future deadly disease outbreaks

This article was taken from: https://www.euronews.com/2019/12/16/europe-is-woefully-unprepared-for-future-deadly-disease-outbreaks-view By Dr Ricardo Baptista Leite As the World Health Organization (WHO) confirms outbreaks of measles across 187 countries, potentially indicating the early warning signs of a new global pandemic, the truth is that neither the European nor the global health system are ready for another viral or bacterial outbreak….

Scientists home in on potential treatments for deadly Nipah virus
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Scientists home in on potential treatments for deadly Nipah virus

This article was taken from: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-nipah/scientists-home-in-on-potential-treatments-for-deadly-nipah-virus-idUSKBN1YG2DR By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists working on how to combat a highly infectious and deadly virus called Nipah, which is transmitted to humans from bats and pigs, say they have found around a dozen potential drugs that might be developed to block the disease. The early-stage molecule-screening…