Vitamin A treatment trial for Covid loss of smell

Vitamin A nasal drops might be able to treat the loss or altered sense of smell in some people who have had Covid, UK researchers say. The University of East Anglia is conducting a 12-week trial. Only some of the volunteer patients will receive the treatment but all will be asked to sniff powerful odours […]

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Lateral flow antigen tests are set to replace Day 2 PCR tests for travellers returning to England from October (date TBC)

Lateral flow antigen tests are set to replace Day 2 PCR tests for travellers returning to England from October (date TBC). Flowflex SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test is the perfect solution for clinics and testing centres, and here’s why: ✅ CE certified for self-testing/home use ✅ Public Health England validated test ✅ Sensitivity 97.1% ✅ Specificity […]

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Boris Johnson warns Covid risk remains as he unveils England’s winter plan

Plans for tackling Covid during autumn and winter in England have been unveiled, with Boris Johnson warning the disease “remains a risk”. They include booster jabs for millions – but hold in reserve measures like vaccine passports for certain settings. “Plan A” is designed to prevent the NHS being overwhelmed, and promotes vaccines and testing. […]

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Why has Australia switched tactic on Covid zero?

Australia has changed its Covid strategy: it’s time to leave lockdowns and “come out of the cave”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said. With vaccinations accelerating, he says Australians will soon “live with the virus” for the first time – that is, not try to eliminate it. It’s a drastic shift for a country used […]

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NHS England prepares jabs plan for 12-15-year-olds

NHS organisations in England have been told to prepare for a possible extension of the Covid vaccination programme to all 12 to 15-year-olds. Any change to the rollout next month will be dependant on a recommendation from experts on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). Jab offers in this age group only now […]

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What do under-30s need to know about the vaccine?

Everyone aged 16 and over in the UK can now receive the Covid vaccine. Until now the UK has stopped short of vaccinating under-18s, except over-12s with underlying conditions, or those living with others at high risk. What are the plans for vaccinating teenagers? Those aged 16 and 17 are being offered a first dose. […]

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Covid vaccine set to be offered to 16 and 17-year-olds

UK experts are set to recommend all 16 and 17-year-olds should be offered a Covid vaccine, the BBC has been told. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation stopped short of making the move last month, saying it was still assessing the benefits and risks. About 1.4 million teenagers will be included in the new […]

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