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coronavirus

Covid Infections Increase For First Time In Two Months – ONS

A hand holding a lateral flow test that shows a positive result.Covid-19 infections in the UK have risen for the first time in two months, according to new figures. The jump is thought to have been caused by increases in cases compatible with the original Omicron variant BA.1 and the newer variants BA.4 and BA.5, according to the Office for National Statistics.A total of 989,800 people in private households are estimated […]

today10 June 2022

coronavirus

The Curious Way Covid And The Monkeypox Outbreak Could Be Related

Monkeypox continues to spread in the UK, with 78 cases confirmed. And now, some scientists have suggested there may be an indirect link to Covid. Monkeypox has been identified in England and Scotland, but as of May 24, no cases have been identified in Wales or Northern Ireland. Other cases have been found in 19 countries including the UAE, Spain, Portugal, the US and Australia, the World Health Organisation said.Monkeypox is […]

today26 May 2022 1

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The Real Reason Why Women Gained More Weight Than Men In Lockdown

Women were more likely to put on weight during the pandemic.It’s totally normal to put on weight during a pandemic that closed gyms, made it illegal to leave your neighbourhood, and restricted us to the house. But research shows that women have been more prone to weight gain during this time than men.That’s because much of the responsibilities of the home, plus caring responsibilities, fell on women, leading many to stress-eat.With […]

today6 May 2022

coronavirus

Matt Hancock Slated For Saying Pandemic Is Over In UK: ‘How Insulting!’

Matt Hancock declared the pandemic over in the UKMatt Hancock has been ridiculed for alleging that the Covid pandemic is over in the UK, even as the death toll continues to climb.Sky News’ Beth Rigby asked the former health secretary: “Is the Covid pandemic finally over, do you think?”He replied: “Yes, in this country. Covid is obviously endemic, meaning that it’s everywhere and lots of people catch it.“But every week they […]

today22 April 2022

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