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From 15 June, people in England could be fined for not wearing a covering, the transport secretary says.
Covid-19 is disrupting immunisation campaigns and could cause many preventable deaths, experts warn.
Kemi Badenoch urges MPs not to use evidence of higher ethnic minority death rates to stoke racial tension.
A care home provider says 42% of staff who recently tested positive were not displaying symptoms.
More than half the population has struggled with sleep during the lockdown, especially younger people.
The health select committee heard evidence suggesting coronavirus tests pick up 80% of infections.
An Essex hospital has had 205 deaths of patients who have tested positive for Covid-19.
Hospital patients sick with the virus will be given the drug to see if it can help with their breathing.
Being black or from an ethnic minority is a "major risk factor" in coronavirus, Matt Hancock says.
The head of the UK's statistics watchdog writes to Matt Hancock, saying data is "far from complete".
Melanie Connell, who underwent a triple bypass, urges women not to be afraid of seeking medical help.
Over 2,800 deaths linked to virus in most recent week, but total fatalities still higher than normal.
Health advisory body NICE recommends the use of ECT for some cases of moderate or severe depression.
The UK Statistics Authority has criticised the government's handling of Covid-19 testing data.
Why is lifting restrictions being described as a "dangerous moment"?
More than 23,000 cancers could have gone undiagnosed during lockdown, Cancer Research UK says.
Some restrictions on vulnerable people shielding from coronavirus are to be eased after 10 weeks.
The UK had capacity to conduct 205,634 tests on Saturday, reaching its target one day early.
The foreign secretary stresses the "cautious" approach adopted, ahead of measures easing in England.
Identifying superspreading events could be crucial in the fight against the virus, scientists say.
People most at risk of needing hospital treatment if they get coronavirus are being asked to stay home.
Positive stories from people considered at high risk who have made a full recovery from coronavirus.
Five doctors administering end-of-life care reflect on the current crisis.
"Passports" showing individuals' health status could become the next front for fighting the pandemic.
Scientists have discovered more evidence about a strange and worrying feature of the coronavirus
Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.
Children seem to be at low risk from the disease, but can they still spread it?
A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arson and deaths - and the potential for even greater indirect harm.
Different policies are down to a number of factors, including geography, science and politics, experts say.
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
Hannah spent 12 years recovering from mental ill health, then happened to return to nursing the day Covid-19 was declared a pandemic.
Swedish healthcare is under scrutiny over the high rate of Covid-19 deaths in care homes.
Larger trials now needed to see if the vaccine can protect against the coronavirus.
The pens carried by people with severe allergies should be exchanged for a different brand.
It comes as medics warn the coronavirus pandemic is likely to lead to long-term mental health conditions.
Many thousands of care home residents have died from coronavirus, but when were key decisions made?
"Bubbles" of people we can meet safely may form part of the plans to ease lockdown in England.
Some people might want to consider it during the pandemic. Here's why.
Why is England pressing ahead with plans to ease lockdown rules ahead of the rest of the UK?
Official statistics show a large increase in the number of UK deaths above the expected level.
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Eggs that would otherwise be wasted can be used as the base of an inexpensive coating to protect fruits and vegetables.
Human genetic diversity wouldn't be possible without DNA crossovers in egg and sperm cells. Two studies provide new insights into how crossovers go right -- and wrong, leading to infertility, mis
A new study finds that about 31 million people worldwide live in coastal regions that are 'highly vulnerable' to future tropical storms and sea-level rise driven by climate change. But in so
Using a unique combination of nanoscale imaging and chemical analysis, researchers have revealed a key step in the molecular mechanism behind the water splitting reaction of photosynthesis, a finding
Researchers have shown that a newly discovered natural antibiotic, teixobactin, could be effective in treating bacterial lung conditions such as tuberculosis and those commonly associated with COVID-1
New research near Uluru in Australia's arid center shows that rock structures formed deep within the ancient Gondwana supercontinent controlled the rupture pathways of one of Australia's lar
Scientists can monitor biomolecular processes in live tissue by noninvasive optical methods, such as fluorescence imaging. However, the fluorescent dyes used for that purpose are often rather unstable
Scientists at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry have joined forces with a research team at Stanford to aim a gene-targeting, antiviral agent called PAC-MAN against COVID-19.
Today, researchers published the results from the first randomized clinical trial testing hydroxychloroquine for the post-exposure prevention of COVID-19.
In the first few weeks of the lockdown of New Zealand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents reported a slight increase in mental distress but higher levels of confidence in the government, s
Chronic stress is associated with the pathogenesis of psychological disorders such as depression. A study is the first to identify the role of a neuronal receptor that straddles the intersection betwe
Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy.
A transparent container allows easy and quick grafting of very young plants, with benefits for agriculture and plant research.
Researchers are working on an entirely new way to detect blood clots, especially in pediatric patients.
Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according to new research.
A new, hair-sprouting dollop of human skin created in the lab might one day help prevent hair loss. An article describes the hairy creation as the first hair-baring human skin organoid made with pluri
After the US Census Bureau announced that it was changing how it protects the identities of individuals for the 2020 Census, researchers began to evaluate how these changes may affect census data inte
Breast cancer survivors in romantic relationships who feel happy and satisfied with their partners may be at lower risk for a host of health problems, new research suggests.
A new study maps for the first time the evolutionary history of the world's terrestrial vertebrates: amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles. It explores how areas with large concentrations of ev
Researchers have designed a metasurface that can be continuously tuned from linear to elliptical birefringence, opening up the entire space of polarization control with just one device. This single me
Researchers investigated the earliest humans in Central America and how they adapted over time to new and changing environments, and how those changes have affected human life histories and societies.
Researchers continue to push the boundaries of LED design a little further with a new method that could pave the way toward more efficient and versatile LED display and lighting technology.
For the first time, researchers have used base editing to restore partial hearing to mice with a recessive mutation in the gene TMC1 that causes complete deafness, the first successful example of geno
Sociologists found that people overwhelmingly chose to be generous to others -- even to strangers, and even when it seems one motivation to help might crowd out another.
Integrating radiocarbon dating and microarchaeology techniques has enabled more precise dating of the ancient Wilson's Arch monument at Jerusalem's Temple Mount, according to a new study.
Dominance rank among female mountain gorillas is not related to body size but does increase their reproductive output according to new research.
Bighorn sheep have maintained a distinctive population genetic structure in Wyoming, even with historical population losses and translocations.
Researchers have been investigating the downstream effects of acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, for years. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, their work has relevance for hundreds of thous
Radiologists who perform cross-sectional interventional procedures can take several steps to minimize the risks to patients and radiology personnel, including screening referred patients to decide whi
A new survey conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic found a more-than-threefold increase in the percentage of US adults who reported symptoms of psychological distress -- from 3.9 percent in 2018 to 1
Researchers have described the importance of springs in a drying climate.
Solar power systems with double-sided (bifacial) solar panels -- which collect sunlight from two sides instead of one -- and single-axis tracking technology that tilts the panels so they can follow th
Poison is lethal all on its own -- as are arrows -- and together, they can take down the strongest opponents. Researchers have found an antibiotic that simultaneously punctures bacterial walls and des
Superhydrophobic materials have long promised surfaces that never needed cleaning, or medical equipment that no microbe could ever possibly stick to -- but have always been let down by the fact they a
A wearable biosensor may help monitor stress experienced by healthcare professionals, according to a new study.
A new mobile app can help clinicians determine which patients with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are likely to have severe cases. Created by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry, the app uses ar
Scientists have developed a novel silica-based cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries, thereby enabling the realization of batteries that can last for over 2000 charge/discharge cycles. The possibility
Although perovskites are a promising alternative to the silicon used to make most of today's solar cells, new manufacturing processes are needed to make them practical for commercial production.
New research marks the beginning of an effort to better understand memory and memory loss in older adults using advanced imaging and data analysis techniques.
Researchers report two newly identified super-eruptions associated with the Yellowstone hotspot track, including what they believe was the volcanic province's largest and most cataclysmic event.
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