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Coronavirus cases stable across most of England

Image copyright Getty Images Coronavirus cases across England appear to be levelling off, despite flare-ups in local hotspots, according to estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). An estimated 1 in 1,900, or 28,300 people in England currently have the virus. The ONS said evidence of a “small increase” in people testing positive in […]

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Greg Rutherford found testicle lump during lockdown

Image copyright Getty Images Greg Rutherford is encouraging men to check their testicles for lumps, after revealing he ignored his. The 33-year-old Olympic athlete’s mental health “took a bit of a beating” when he found a lump during lockdown, he wrote on Instagram. After getting checked Greg was told he has cysts – a fluid […]

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Fewer hospital patients in Covid-19 hotspots

Image copyright Getty Images The number of people in hospital with Covid-19 fell in coronavirus hotspots in June and July, according to data released by NHS England. Cases of coronavirus have been rising nationally since the middle of July, and even earlier in Leicester. More of these cases are among young people, who are less […]

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Coronavirus: How will the world vaccinate seven billion?

Image copyright Reuters Teams across the world are working to develop a vaccine that will be effective against Covid-19. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called it “the most urgent shared endeavour of our lifetimes”. But away from the high-tech science of finding a winning formula, what about the logistics of rolling out a vaccine to […]

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Cosmetic surgeon struck off after botched ops

Image caption Dawn Knight says her eyes are constantly sore following the surgery A cosmetic surgeon who did not have adequate insurance for operations that went wrong has been struck off. One woman, from County Durham, cannot close her eyes properly after being operated on by Dr Arnaldo Paganelli, while others did not receive thousands […]