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Covid infections rise
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Covid begins to rise

Covid infections rise by 14% in UK and now top a million in the UK. As we have predicted the start of the autumn and school terms will bring the new variants into the main populaltion. With a rapid increase to follow. There has been a 14% rise in positive tes…

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Covid infections fall and boasters arrived

Autumn Covid booster jab in England and Scotland are starting next week. With care home residents the first to receive them. Infections of Covid 19 are falling. However health bosses are predicting a resurgence of Covid and flu this autumn and winter for 202…

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Routine Covid testing including lateral flow tests are paused

NHS and care homes in England are due to pause routine Covid testing including lateral flow tests. Most hospital patients and care home residents in England will no longer be tested for Covid including using lateral flow tests unless they have symptoms, the g…

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The Autumn Covid

We all know the covid pandemic is far from over. While the summer has finally seen a reduction in the transmission of covid. As large super spreadder events of the early summer resind into the past. What is next on the horizon is when people begin to spend mo…

strong immune response for common cold helps with immunity
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Common cold immunity helped with Covid 19

Immunity for the common cold coronaviruses may ward off severe covid-19. According to a laboratory experiment a strong T-cell response against the coronaviruses including the ones that cause the common cold-like symptoms was linked to greater covid-19 immunit…

Sniffer dogs and Covid provide protection
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Sniffer dogs and covid 19 detection

Could sniffer dogs at public events provide us with another level of bio secruity along with lateral flow tests and PCR tests. According to a sniffer dog covid 19 trail. A study by the BMJ International believe there is good merit in deploying sniffer dogs. W…

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Summer 2022 covid peak begins to wane

Covid-19 summer 2022 spread have fallen in England, Wales and Scotland. Brought on by super spreader events such as the jubilee along with new variants. the latest wave of the quite transmissible BA.5 coronavirus variant, is according to the data beginning to…

Covid lateral flow tests UK infection
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rapid rise of covid 19

Covid infections jump by half a million in UK, says ONS Covid infections are rising again across the UK. the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show. Over 2.3 million people or one in 30 has the virus according to ONS - a rise of 32%…

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The surge continues across Europe

European countries including the UK are experiencing a surge in Covid-19 hospital admissions. this has been driven by sub-variants of the highly infectious Omicron strain, along eith opening up of festivities including the jubilee. threatening a fresh global …

Welsh Covid lateral flow tests
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Welsh continue to give free lateral flow tests

Access to free lateral flow tests will be extended in Wales until July 31 2022. According to latest Welsh Government press release. The Health Minister, Eluned Morgan has on Friday 24th June confirmed that tests will be available to the public that have Covid…