Health

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Single Pfizer jab can reduce asymptomatic Covid infections by 75%
Cambridge doctors record sharp fall in infections after 12 days in Covid test analysis on healthcare workers

Ian Sample Science editor

26, Feb, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Justice secretary defends Matt Hancock over breach of law
Robert Buckland says government often acts unlawfully and key thing is that it learns from court rulings

Amelia Hill

26, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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English school leaders despair over new rules on Covid tests and masks
Teachers concerned that measures are unenforceable and some parents may withhold consent for regular testing

Sally Weale and Richard Adams

25, Feb, 2021 @8:18 PM

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Rough sleeper numbers down 37% in England during Covid pandemic
Charities say data shows success of Covid homelessness schemes, but warn it is not the full picture

Jessica Murray

25, Feb, 2021 @1:21 PM

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Frontline workers and BAME groups will not be prioritised for UK vaccines
Vaccine advisers reject prioritisation by race or occupation, including teachers and police

Jessica Elgot and Ian Sample

24, Feb, 2021 @8:47 PM

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Boris Johnson pledges more Covid support than Labour is demanding
PM says budget will ‘do far more than paltry agenda’ set out by Keir Starmer

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @1:18 PM

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NHS Covid app could be used to prove status and access venues in England
Measures being considered would see pubs and restaurants checking if customers have been vaccinated or recently tested

Aubrey Allegretti and Jessica Elgot

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Four key questions on a Covid certification scheme in England
The government is reviewing the options on proof of vaccination or testing status

Aubrey Allegretti

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Number of UK Covid vaccinations falls by a third as vaccine supply dips
Factors at play include high uptake plus stockpiling for second doses, but Matt Hancock promises ‘bumper weeks in March’

Dan Sabbagh and Natalie Grover

23, Feb, 2021 @7:57 PM

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UK thinktank calls for door-to-door Covid jabs to tackle vaccine disparities
Exclusive: Runnymede Trust chief says uptake gap risks Covid becoming a disease of poverty

Nazia Parveen and Jessica Murray

23, Feb, 2021 @7:40 PM

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Scotland's stages: how coronavirus lockdown will be eased
Unlike England’s roadmap, Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘strategic framework’ avoids setting specific dates

Matthew Weaver

23, Feb, 2021 @6:09 PM

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How the NHS can meet the demands of an ageing society | Letters
Letters:Ron Walton on the actions required to cut unnecessary admissions and long stays in hospital, and John Forsyth on the need for an integrated health and social care system to operate at a local community level

Letters

23, Feb, 2021 @4:42 PM

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