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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) linked to pandemic panic

Researcher's from Flinders University studied the rise in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms as a result of COVID-19 pandemic panic.
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European Commission outlines key actions to beat COVID-19

The European Commission has set out the key actions needed to step up the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2,000 supply chain workers will be offered the COVID-19 vaccine

Up to 2,000 supply chain workers who are crucial to the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine will be offered the vaccination themselves.
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Active air purification technology can safely disinfect indoor spaces

Andrew Hobbs, CEO of Better Indoors, is currently engaging parliamentarians to discuss the need to utilise air purification technology to safely disinfect the air and surfaces in indoor spaces.
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Ivermectin effective in reducing mild COVID-19

A new study has found that early administration of ivermectin can reduce viral loads and symptom duration in patients with mild COVID-19.
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Over 4 million people receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

More than 4 million people have now received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the UK, according to the latest statistics.
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Social care sector to receive further £120 million for additional care staff

The Government has allocated a further £120 million for the social care sector to help with staff shortages due to the pandemic.
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New AI imaging database will improve COVID-19 diagnosis

Artificial intelligence (AI) will help speed up treatment and improve outcomes for patients hospitalised with COVID-19.
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UK funded research essential to get vaccines to the poorest in the world

Professor Melissa Leach, Director, Institute of Development Studies, discusses why UK funded research is important for a successful COVID vaccine roll-out to the poorest and hardest to reach.
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Will negative interest rates jeopardise Britons’ financial futures?

John Ellmore, Director of NerdWallet, explains what negative interest rates could mean for savers, and the steps they can take to make their money work harder, in spite of the testing economic climate.
Over 70s

Over 70s will begin to receive COVID-19 vaccine today

People aged 70 and over and those clinically extremely vulnerable will be invited to get their COVID-19 vaccinations from today.
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Guidance for households struggling to pay essential bills

The UK Government has outlined guidance for those concerned about paying utility bills or repaying credit cards, loans or mortgages due to the impact of coronavirus.
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DNA testing can rapidly identify pneumonia in COVID-19 patients

Researchers have developed a DNA test to rapidly identify pneumonia in COVID-19 patients, aiding faster treatment.
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More than a third of people over 80 have received the COVID-19 vaccine

New data from Public Health England (PHE) shows that more than a third of people aged 80 and over have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
elderly care

The vaccine isn’t a silver bullet for longstanding pressures in elderly care  

Jitesh Patel, Project Director at Kajima Partnerships discusses why the vaccine is not a silver bullet for longstanding pressures in elderly care and how the sector must adapt post-pandemic.
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Clearer guidance needed on supply teacher furlough

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) is urging the Government and the Department for Education (DfE) to provide clearer guidance on supply teacher furlough payments amid national lockdown.
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People with COVID-19 immunity can still carry and transmit the virus

A new Public Health England (PHE) study has found that past coronavirus infection provides some immunity but people may still carry and transmit the virus.
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College campuses at risk of becoming COVID-19 superspreaders in U.S.

College campuses in the U.S are at risk of becoming COVID-19 superspreaders for their entire county, according to a new study.
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Workforce changes that are here to stay in 2021

Derek Jones, VP Enterprise Strategy, Americas, at Deputy, explores some of the workforce changes that we can still expect to see throughout 2021 due to COVID-19.

EU finalises talks with Valneva to secure a new vaccine

Today, the European Commission concluded talks with Valneva to secure a new potential vaccine against COVID-19.

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