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Mixed messages? How end of Covid plan B could change behaviour in England
Analysis: Experts say when the rules are relaxed there tends to be a gradual erosion of protective behaviours

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

21, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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NHS pilots genetic testing to predict risk of heart disease
World-first scheme in north of England could be first step towards wider rollout to improve screening

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

17, Jan, 2022 @11:57 AM

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Expect another Omicron wave in early summer, Sage says
But experts are confident worst case scenarios for current wave unlikely to occur

Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis Science correspondents

14, Jan, 2022 @5:03 PM

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Huge ‘sea dragon’ named one of UK’s greatest fossil finds
Ichthyosaur about 10 metres long and dating back 180m years discovered at Rutland Water

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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NHS Food Scanner app will use barcodes to suggest healthier eating choices
App will scan shopping and offer alternatives with less saturated fat, sugar or salt to tackle UK’s child obesity crisis

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Official cases in Africa pass 10m; London hospital chief says 10% of staff unvaccinated – as it happened
South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Libya among countries hardest hit; frontline staff in England required to have first jab by February

Samantha Lock (now) Helen Livingstone, Léonie Chao-Fongand Charlie Moloney (earlier)

10, Jan, 2022 @12:53 AM

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‘Living with Covid’ does not have to mean ditching all protective measures
Analysis: reports and denials that free LFTs will be axed highlight gulf in opinions on how to move forward

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

09, Jan, 2022 @6:39 PM

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London hospital boss says he may lose 1,000 staff over Covid vaccine mandate
Head of King’s College NHS trust concerned that 10% of 14,000 workers are not fully vaccinated

Hannah Devlin

09, Jan, 2022 @2:01 PM

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Covid live: no need for fourth jab yet, UK advisers say; Germany toughens hospitality restrictions – as it happened
UK experts say protection against hospitalisation still 90% three months after booster; Germany also cuts isolation for boosted people after a Covid contact

Jem Bartholomew (now); Lucy Campbell, Georgina Quach, Martin Belam and Helen Livingstone (earlier)

08, Jan, 2022 @12:03 AM

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The rise of lateral flow tests: are these ‘heroes’ of the pandemic here to stay?
After missteps and controversy, the quick and easy tests are well on way to becoming part of daily life

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

07, Jan, 2022 @5:03 PM

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Military deployed at London hospitals due to Omicron staff shortages
Support, which includes 40 army doctors, shows ministers can no longer ignore scale of understaffing, union leaders say

Denis Campbell, Dan Sabbagh and Hannah Devlin

07, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Rare bird flu case detected in person in south-west England
UK Health Security Agency says there is no evidence of spread of the infection to anyone else

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

06, Jan, 2022 @4:19 PM

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