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Americans were 30% more likely to contract COVID-19 during a month where they had birthday in family47m Americans were 30% more likely to contract COVID-19 during a month where they had birthday in family
Daily Mail
Households with a recent birthday were more likely to experience positive COVID-19 cases, a study finds. Researchers believe small gatherings around birthdays caused COVID cases.
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Hancock confirms Israel-style plans to scrap travel quarantine rules for fully-vaccinated Brits1h 4m Updated Hancock confirms Israel-style plans to scrap travel quarantine rules for fully-vaccinated Brits
Daily Mail
The Prime Minister said it was his priority to keep Britain 'safe' and block dangerous new Covid variants from entering the country, which meant anyone looking to fly abroad would face 'hassle'.
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DR PHILIPPA KAYE: Why it might be time to ease off your daily aspirin1h 26m Updated DR PHILIPPA KAYE: Why it might be time to ease off your daily aspirin
Daily Mail
DR PHILIPPA KAYE: More than one million Britons, roughly 40 per cent of over-60s, are prescribed a daily dose of aspirin to help prevent heart attacks and strokes in those who have already had one.
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Plans for a Covid booster jab programme in the autumn will be set out in the next few weeks1h 30m Updated Plans for a Covid booster jab programme in the autumn will be set out in the next few weeks
Daily Mail
The Health Secretary said officials were waiting for the results from a UK Government-funded trial into whether mixing and matching different jabs gives better protection.
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Could No10 force through Covid vaccines for children?1h 37m Updated Could No10 force through Covid vaccines for children?
Daily Mail
The decision on whether to give kids the vaccines is reportedly 'stuck' with ministers, after their advisers last week said they were against the move until seeing more data.
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Flu could be a bigger problem than Covid this winter because immunity is so low, advisor warns2h Flu could be a bigger problem than Covid this winter because immunity is so low, advisor warns
Daily Mail
Professor Anthony Harnden, deputy chair of the UK's Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, said there had been a 'very, very low' prevalence of flu during the pandemic.
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Nearly 4,000 women report period problems after getting their Covid vaccine3h Nearly 4,000 women report period problems after getting their Covid vaccine
Daily Mail
The UK regulator, the MHRA, said it had received 2,734 reports linked to the AstraZeneca jab, 1,158 related to Pfizer's and 66 to the recently deployed Moderna jab.
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3h Updated Covid-19: Matt Hancock hopes to scrap isolation for double-jabbed contacts
BBC
Daily testing will replace 10-day isolation if a pilot is effective, the health secretary says.
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4h Updated Contaminated blood inquiry: The school where dozens of pupils died
BBC
Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago will give evidence at an inquiry.
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Best massage gun deals for Amazon Prime Day 20215h Updated Best massage gun deals for Amazon Prime Day 2021
Daily Mail
Amazon Prime Day 2021 has kicked off, and there are plenty of great deals to take advantage of right now, including up to 32 off targeted deep-tissue massagers and massage guns.
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7h Updated Covid booster vaccine plan to come in a few weeks - Matt Hancock
BBC
NHS leaders say planning for an autumn rollout must start now as it will involve bigger challenges.
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GPs will be paid bonus £11.50 for each obese patient they refer for weight management help8h Updated GPs will be paid bonus £11.50 for each obese patient they refer for weight management help
Daily Mail
The NHS is incentivising doctors with bonuses to put up to 700,000 obese patients on special diet plans, with apps and wearable activity trackers also prescribed to help them lose weight.
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8h Updated Covid booster vaccine plan to be set out in due course - government source
BBC
Health leaders say planning for an autumn rollout must start now as it will involve bigger challenges.
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9h Updated Covid vaccine: We need answers on autumn booster plan, say health leaders
BBC
The government has already promised a Covid booster rollout but it is yet to set out how it will work.
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9h Do what you love – and take it easy: eight ways to get back lost fitness and motivation
The Guardian
The pandemic has left many of us feeling tired, out of sorts and beaten. But it is possible to get your exercise rhythm back. Here’s how Many of us have been working at home for more than a year now, without the “ambient” exercise we used to get during the 9 to 5 – walking to and from the station, say, or up and down the office stairs. And so we’ve made a conscious effort to get our feet moving and our hearts pounding. Even in the gloomy months of January and February, it was surprisingly easy to stay motivated. Endless mournful laps of the neighbourhood park, brisk jogs past shuttered high streets and empty window displays; they gave you a legitimate excuse to get out of the house. But now that pubs and bars have reopened and we can finally see our friends, many of us have found that our fitness and enthusiasm have plunged off a cliff.
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Chorus of calls to scrap Covid limits on choirs12h Updated Chorus of calls to scrap Covid limits on choirs
Daily Mail
Professor Jackie Cassell, public health expert at Brighton and Sussex medical school has urged the government to loosen restrictions on choirs which limit them to six members while indoors.
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14h Covid vaccine: We need answers on autumn booster plan, say NHS leaders
BBC
The government has already promised a Covid booster rollout but it is yet to set out how it will work.
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IVF women face waiting two years for donor eggs: Covid donation services pause has worsened shortage18h Updated IVF women face waiting two years for donor eggs: Covid donation services pause has worsened shortage
Daily Mail
Women are facing waiting lists of up to two years to start a family with donated eggs. Egg donors were already in short supply and Covid exacerbated waiting times after services were paused.
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Grandfather who broke EVERY bone in his face in horrific accident undergoes reconstruction surgery21h Updated Grandfather who broke EVERY bone in his face in horrific accident undergoes reconstruction surgery
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: John Roby, 66, from Minnesota, was forced to undergo facial reconstruction surgery in June 2020 after his motorcycle slammed into a truck while he was driving on a highway.
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24h Updated How many cases in your area?
BBC
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Sit up! It really will make you happier, new research shows 19 Jun 7:51pm Sit up! It really will make you happier, new research shows
Daily Mail
Researchers from the Friedrich-Alexander University in Germany studied 82 students in their 20s also found that high confidence is linked to good posture.
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