BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Coronavirus: 14-day quarantine for Covid contacts could be reduced
25 Oct 2020 at 3:36am
It comes as a senior Conservative MP criticises leaders of NHS Test and Trace, urging "decisive" change.
Covid: The NHS workers 'still recovering' as second wave looms
23 Oct 2020 at 4:09pm
As the second wave of the pandemic takes deep root across parts of the UK, thousands of NHS workers are struggling to recover from what they have already been through.
Down's syndrome: 'In all honesty we were offered 15 terminations'
24 Oct 2020 at 4:12pm
Mothers of babies with Down's syndrome reveal the pressure they felt to terminate their pregnancies.
Coronavirus: Inside Europe?s most infected area
22 Oct 2020 at 8:12am
Gavin Lee reports from the epicentre of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is in Belgium.
Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma?
23 Oct 2020 at 4:18pm
The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?
Coronavirus: US cases reach record high amid new wave of infections
23 Oct 2020 at 9:46pm
More than 83,000 new infections were reported on Friday, with deaths and hospital numbers also rising.
Coronavirus infections continue to rise across UK
23 Oct 2020 at 8:03am
The highest levels continue to be in the north of England, says the Office for National Statistics.
Covid-19 app users can't get isolation payment
23 Oct 2020 at 4:10am
An alert issued via the app will not mean the recipient can claim a payment for self-isolating.
Covid: Sewage sites to test for more traces of virus
23 Oct 2020 at 3:18am
The aim is to create an early warning system to detect local outbreaks before they spread.
Covid: Why is coronavirus so deadly?
22 Oct 2020 at 3:58pm
Why does the biology of coronavirus mean it poses such a threat to human life?
Gyms and coronavirus: What are the facts?
15 Oct 2020 at 5:04pm
Areas where transmission is highest in England are shutting gyms, but does the science support it?
Coronavirus: Are some soaps better than others?
14 Oct 2020 at 4:28pm
With so many different soaps to choose from, Dr Michelle Wong explains how to find the best soap for you.
Covid Sage documents: The scientific evidence and what No 10 then did
13 Oct 2020 at 4:44pm
The government did not take the recommendation of a "circuit breaker" lockdown.
Covid: What is the mental health cost to the young?
9 Oct 2020 at 4:52pm
Could the long-term mental health impact of virus restrictions be far more damaging than the virus itself?
Covid-19: Are we still listening to the science?
12 Oct 2020 at 4:32pm
Sage and Prof Chris Whitty appear at odds with the political decisions made by government.