People aged 16 and 17 urged to get lifesaving COVID vaccine as NHS bookings open
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People aged 16 and 17 urged to get lifesaving COVID vaccine as NHS bookings open

This article was taken from: https://www.england.nhs.uk/2021/09/people-aged-16-and-17-urged-to-get-lifesaving-covid-vaccine-as-nhs-bookings-open/           By NHS England         People aged 16 and 17 are able to book their COVID-19 jabs through the National Booking Service from today as the NHS vaccination programme pulls out all the stops to protect people ahead of winter.    …

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…

Coronavirus declared ‘serious and imminent threat’ to British public by health secretary
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Coronavirus declared ‘serious and imminent threat’ to British public by health secretary

This article was taken from: https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-serious-and-imminent-threat-to-british-public-health-secretary-11930575 By Alix Culbertson The UK government can now forcibly quarantine people and keep them in isolation to prevent the spread of the virus. The spread of coronavirus has been declared a “serious and imminent threat” to the British public after a patient in isolation tried to “abscond”. The announcement…

Can wearing masks stop the spread of viruses?
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Can wearing masks stop the spread of viruses?

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51205344 By BBC Health news One of the abiding images of any virus outbreak is people in surgical masks. Using them to prevent infection is popular in many countries around the world, most notably China during the current coronavirus outbreak where they are also worn to protect against high pollution levels. Virologists…