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Coronavirus: What happens next? – BBC News

In a special series of films, we’ve been reporting from the coronavirus wards at the Royal London Hospital. In the final film in the series, the BBC’s Clive Myrie considers what the future now holds for the NHS, with a virus still out there with no cure or vaccine, and …

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About 7% have had coronavirus, says ONS survey

Image copyright Getty Images About 7% of people in England have been infected with coronavirus, antibody tests on a random sample of households suggest. “Herd immunity is not worth worrying about” at that level, say experts involved in the Office for National Statistics study. The results are based on blood …

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Coronavirus: Why can I shop but not visit my relatives?

A government epidemiologist has explained why people will soon be able to shop for non-essential items when it is still not deemed safe for them to visit other households. Prof John Newton, leader of the government’s Covid-19 testing programme, was answering a question from a member of the public during …

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Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Experts warn remdesivir shouldn’t be seen as a “magic bullet” A drug treatment called remdesivir that appears to shorten recovery time for people with coronavirus is being made available on the NHS. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was probably the biggest step forward in …

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Coronavirus: Can we stay safe as lockdown eases?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new research suggests coughs and sneezes might project liquid further than previously thought As lockdowns are eased all over the world, what are the risks of getting infected as people come into closer contact with each other? It’s a question that scientists have …

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