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Gay men asked to be alert as monkeypox cases rise to seven in UK

May 19, 2022 5:14 pm

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said on Monday evening that all of the new cases, three in London and one in the north east of England, self-identify as gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men (MSM).

National health infrastructure to be reviewed at Gujarat meet from tomorrow

May 04, 2022 2:55 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, all state health ministers, Niti Aayog members and over 245 health experts will participate in the three-day chintan shibir to be held at Kevadiya from May 5-7.

Britain begins world's largest trial of blood test for 50 types of cancer

September 13, 2021 2:23 pm

The Galleri test looks at the DNA in a patient's blood to determine if any come from cancer cells.

On England’s ‘Freedom Day,’ rising virus cases and a Prime Minister in isolation

July 20, 2021 11:59 am

Boris Johnson defended the decision to reopen from his country residence, Chequers, where he has been in self-isolation since Sunday after the NHS notified, or “pinged,” him because he had come into contact with his health secretary, Sajid Javid, who said Saturday he had mild symptoms of COVID-19.

UK virus cases hit highest since February 5 amid 'grab a jab'

June 28, 2021 10:09 am

Government figures showed that another 18,270 people tested positive for the virus across the U.K, the highest daily number since Feb. 5.

UK general practitioners may use extra COVID-19 vaccine doses at discretion: NHS

December 18, 2020 9:02 am

The National Health Service (NHS) confirmed to Reuters that in a weekly webinar with NHS England on Thursday, clinicians were told they could use the sixth dose "at their discretion".

Rishi Sunak hands UK key workers a COVID-19 crisis pay rise

July 21, 2020 5:11 pm

The minister said that nearly 900,000 workers will benefit across the country, with teachers and doctors seeing the largest rise at 3.1 per cent and 2.8 per cent respectively recognising their efforts on the frontline during the battle against COVID-19. Police and prison officers will both have a 2.5 per cent rise in pay, scheduled for the 2020-21 financial year.

UK hospital deaths from coronavirus cross grim 20,000 milestone

April 25, 2020 10:37 pm

The UK's death toll now makes it just one of a number of countries to have crossed the 20,000 fatalities mark, after France, Spain, Italy and the US.

UK's NHS issues COVID-19 safety reminder for Ramzan

April 23, 2020 3:18 pm

The NHS has a diverse workforce, with an estimated 3.3 per cent of the 1.4 million NHS workers being from a Muslim background.

UK fundraiser helps Indian-origin COVID-19 victim with funeral costs

April 17, 2020 8:29 pm

The victim, who is a staff nurse at the National Health Service (NHS) Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn is on ventilator support while the rest of her family is mourning the demise of her mother.