More than 10 million people have downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app since it launched on Thursday, the Health Secretary has said.
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University students must be allowed to return home to their families at Christmas, Labour has said, amid fears that coronavirus outbreaks could keep young people in halls when term ends.
People should “not be complacent” over flu, experts have said as new research has shown dire consequences of co-infection of flu and Covid -19.
The proportion of people who have successfully quit smoking this year is at its highest in more than a decade, new figures show.
Ministers need to act “sooner rather than later” if they are to prevent a new surge in coronavirus cases leading to more deaths, a scientist has warned.
Ministers are considering tough new coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson said the long-feared the second wave of the pandemic has arrived in the UK.
An issue with Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform has sparked system problems for organisations in the UK, including Public Health England’s (PHE) coronavirus case dashboard.
The UK needs to act fast to stop coronavirus cases growing out of control, with a delay of even a few days potentially “dangerous”, according to an academic who advises the Government.
Concerns are growing over an increase in Covid-19 cases in care homes, prompting the Government to send an alert to care providers to highlight the rising rates and to call for action.
Banned pesticides could be used to tackle an outbreak of a virus spread by aphids that is harming sugar beet crops, Environment Secretary George Eustice has said.
Childhood obesity is rising and progress tackling the issue has been “slow”, according to a new report.
Younger children who went to school during lockdown were at no greater risk of contracting Covid-19 than those staying at home, a study suggests.
Teachers are more likely to get Covid-19 on their coffee break than in a classroom, England’s deputy chief medical officer has said.
There were 30 outbreaks of coronavirus in English schools after they reopened, analysis has found.
The Government aims to introduce population-wide testing for coronavirus, the Health Secretary has said.
Uptake for the flu jab “needs to improve”, according to official documents.
The Government is to press ahead with controversial plans to scrap Public Health England (PHE), the Health Secretary has announced.
The Government is to press ahead with controversial plans to break up Public Health England (PHE), the Health Secretary has announced.
Plans to break up Public Health England in the middle of a pandemic are “irresponsible” and “risky”, Labour has said.
Public Health England is expected to be axed by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
The future of public health in England is set to be announced later by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
The head of Public Health England (PHE) has apologised to staff that news of the demise of the organisation was leaked.
Ministers have been accused of seeking to deflect attention from their own handling of the coronavirus crisis after reports Public Health England (PHE) is to be broken up.
Public Health England (PHE) is to be scrapped and replaced by a new organisation set up specifically to deal with a pandemic, it has been reported.
A review of how Covid-19 deaths are calculated in England has reduced the UK death toll by more than 5,000.
Boris Johnson insisted it will be safe for children to return to school in England in September despite reports a study has found secondary school pupils transmit coronavirus like adults do.
People who have been in contact with confirmed coronavirus cases may get a knock on their door if tracers are unable to reach them over the phone.
Children are said to be “very minor players” in the transmission of coronavirus and opening schools would “add little” to the reproduction rate of infection, a leading expert has said.
Britons are enjoying a scorching Saturday as temperatures surged once again.
Parts of the UK could see record-breaking overnight temperatures this weekend as the mini heatwave continues.