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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Will I have to wear a mask after getting the Covid vaccine?
Even if you’re protected doesn’t mean you can’t spread it. Here’s why

Jessica Glenza and Alvin Chang

26, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Falling sperm counts 'threaten human survival', expert warns
Epidemiologist Shanna Swan says low counts and changes to sexual development could endanger human species

Miranda Bryant

26, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Blair says collaboration on Covid could have cut three months off crisis
Former prime minister tells the Guardian the world must be better prepared for the next pandemic

Heather Stewart

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ursula von der Leyen issues Covid vaccine export warning at EU summit
Commission head reassures leaders she will ban vaccines leaving EU if suppliers fail to deliver again

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

25, Feb, 2021 @8:34 PM

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'You find a way': Judi Dench on working through sight loss
Actor describes being helped with lines and learning by repetition at event for the Vision Foundation

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @8:30 PM

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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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Number of new FGM cases referred to NHS in England down by a quarter
Campaigners caution that drop may be down to difficulties in accessing services during Covid pandemic

Tobi Thomas

25, Feb, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Vaccine passports: a threat to liberty or necessary safeguard? | Letters
Letters: Such a measure would be a backdoor attempt to bring in a form of identity cards, writes David Winnick, but Mike Jones says that individual freedoms have to be tempered by social responsibilities. Plus letters from Dr Linda Murgatroyd and Ken Strong

Letters

25, Feb, 2021 @5:39 PM

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How the government has failed our most vulnerable | Letter
Letter: Glyn Morgan welcomes the news that people with learning disabilities have been given priority for Covid vaccines, but is frustrated that it took celebrity involvement to shine a light on the issue

Letters

25, Feb, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Please make use of the life-saving smear tests we fought for | Letter
Letter: Helen Keating on efforts by her and the Guardian to raise awareness of cervical screening

Letters

25, Feb, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Australia's Covid vaccine rollout: early errors, cancellations and missed deadlines
One contractor is on notice and some aged care homes are struggling to obtain consent from residents due to a lack of advance notice

Christopher Knaus

25, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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