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Physios and paramedics will be trained to deliver flu and Covid-19 jabs 16 Oct 1:04pm Updated Physios and paramedics will be trained to deliver flu and Covid-19 jabs
Daily Mail
Currently, only doctors, pharmacists and some nurses are legally allowed to administer vaccines in the UK. But new laws passed today give the ability to more health workers, including physios.
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How Devon, Oxford and Coventry all have higher Covid-19 infection rates than London 16 Oct 10:59am How Devon, Oxford and Coventry all have higher Covid-19 infection rates than London
Daily Mail
Numerous parts of the South West have higher per-person infection rates than the capital city, likely brought up by university outbreaks in cities including Exeter, Bristol and Bath.
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16 Oct 10:39am Updated Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?
BBC
People around the UK must now wear face coverings in many public places, but what are the rules?
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Coronavirus: Government adviser says country should be shut around EVERY school holiday 16 Oct 10:02am Coronavirus: Government adviser says country should be shut around EVERY school holiday
Daily Mail
A senior government adviser has argued for a 'whole series' of circuit breakers planned around when schools break up to cause minimum disruption to schoolchildren.
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16 Oct 10:00am My in-laws are manipulating our children. How do I stop them? | Annalisa Barbieri
The Guardian
Have faith in your children. They won’t be turned against you so easily, says Annalisa Barbieri
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16 Oct 8:35am Jeremy Farrar: We need a national consensus for the way forward
BBC
A leading scientist who sits on the SAGE committee that advises the government says the current row between Westminster and local leaders is “very dangerous”.
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Ethnic minorities are twice as likely to die from Covid-19 than white people because of poverty 16 Oct 8:32am Ethnic minorities are twice as likely to die from Covid-19 than white people because of poverty
Daily Mail
The Office for National Statistics found the Covid-19 death risk for black and South East Asian men was two-and-a-half times greater than white men. Among minority women the risk was double.
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16 Oct 7:34am Updated Circuit breaker lockdown: What is a circuit breaker?
BBC
The BBC's Laura Foster explains what a circuit breaker is and how it could help tackle Covid-19.
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This heated lavender eye mask helps to achieve a deeper sleep 16 Oct 6:45am This heated lavender eye mask helps to achieve a deeper sleep
Daily Mail
Amazon shoppers are raving about the Unimi Silk Eye Mask with Lavender & FlaxSeed, which they claim is a remedy for a restful nights sleep. It's also a great way to soothe tire eyes.
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16 Oct 3:51am Just 0.05% of healthy under-70s who get Covid-19 will die from the disease, study claims
Daily Mail
Dr John Ioannidis, from Stanford University, studied how many people had died in various outbreaks and compared it with antibody testing that estimated the size of the outbreaks there.
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16 Oct 3:08am John Legend posts tribute to ‘strong’ wife Chrissy Teigen after baby loss: ‘We will never break’
The Independent
<p>Couple announced the loss of their third child, Jack, earlier this month</p>
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Cuomo asks Trump for guidance on vaccine distribution 15 Oct 11:46pm Updated Cuomo asks Trump for guidance on vaccine distribution
Daily Mail
As chair of the National Association of Governors, Cuomo asked the president to meet with state heads and clarify states' role in distributing shots. States vaccine plans are due Friday.
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Sixty percent of Americans want universal health care, study finds 15 Oct 9:52pm Updated Sixty percent of Americans want universal health care, study finds
Daily Mail
As of April, 60 percent of Americans favored universal health insurance, according to a new Johns Hopkins University survey, and nearly 80 percent want a permanent two weeks of paid sick leave from work.
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15 Oct 8:04pm Gyms and coronavirus: What are the facts?
BBC
Areas where transmission is highest in England are shutting gyms, but does the science support it?
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15 Oct 7:00pm Covid-19: Is Sweden getting it right?
BBC
The BBC's Ros Atkins looks at one country that has been an outlier from the start of the pandemic.
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