BBC : health
18h51 26  février
Coronavirus levels ’burning quite hot’ in some of UK
Infection rates are declining overall, but some regions are seeing a rise in cases.
Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab rollout
Over-40s will be first in line from mid-April after the top nine priority groups receive one dose.
Coronavirus spread slowed by vaccines, study suggests
There was a 75% reduction in staff at Addenbrooke’s Hospital testing positive after a vaccination.
Queen urges people to ’think about others’ by taking Covid jab
The monarch, who had her first dose of the vaccine in January, said it didn’t hurt at all .
21h57 25  février
Government agrees to call pregnant women mothers
A bill to give ministers maternity pay will change, after peers reject the use of the term person .
Covid: Half with cancer signs didn’t contact GP in first wave
Symptoms left unchecked included lumps, changes to moles and coughing up blood, a survey finds.
Serco: Test-and-trace firm’s boss defends scheme
The boss of outsourcer Serco says there are now as many people being tested per week as vaccinated.
13h03 24  février
Covid: Jo Whiley ’so happy’ over learning disability vaccine change
It comes after DJ Jo Whiley’s call for people like her sister to be vaccinated as soon as possible.
14h07 25  février
Johnson and Johnson vaccine: FDA finds the single-shot jab safe
US regulators say Johnson and Johnson’s single-shot vaccine is safe, and could be approved in days.
01h43 24  février
Cancer: Women to trial ’do-it-at-home’ kits for NHS
About 31,000 women will be offered the swab checks, which can help spot early signs of cervical cancer.
Covax vaccine-sharing scheme delivers first doses to Ghana
The vaccine-sharing scheme aims to help poorer countries like Ghana get Covid-19 jabs.
11h30 23  février
Covid-19: Everyone ’has to play their part’ in lockdown easing, says Hancock
But it is too soon to say when social distancing rules will be relaxed, the health secretary says.
00h31 27  février
Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?
There is growing speculation that a certificate scheme could be built into the main NHS app.
00h59 26  février
We couldn’t afford fertility treatment so we risked finding a sperm donor on Facebook’
The high cost of fertility treatment leads some to find donors on social media, even though it’s risky and could be illegal.
02h00 20  février
Covid: Confusion over gestational diabetes advice
Some women who’ve had the condition have been told to shield while others have not.
Coronavirus: What Europeans have learned from a year of pandemic
Since the first case in northern Italy a year ago the lives of Europeans have been changed forever.
00h11 21  février
Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Don’t ask me which vaccine is best, please
Dr John Wright says he’s often asked which vaccine is best, but the answer is it’s too early to say.
00h24 20  février
Covid and diabetes: My story
Jordan Charles went months with undiagnosed diabetes after contracting Covid-19.
16h23 17  février
Covid-19: What are challenge trials and why do we need them?
Some volunteers in the UK will be deliberately infected with coronavirus in a challenge trial .
Covid: How will we know if the vaccine is working?
Deaths are falling faster for the over-80s - but does that mean the vaccine is working?
02h06 11  février
How has coronavirus affected mental health?
Coronavirus has had a big impact on our mental health, but have services been able to keep up?
14h00 16  février
Coronavirus: Who should be shielding and why?
More people have been added to the clinically extremely vulnerable list in England. Why?
11h28 23  février
Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?
As the UK cautiously unlocks, experts will review the evidence on when and where masks are needed.
11h15 26  février
Covid: When will I get the vaccine?
Two approved Covid vaccines are being rolled out across the UK. So when might you get one?
16h32 23  février
South Africa coronavirus variant: What is the risk?
Why experts are concerned about the emergence of this particular new version of coronavirus.
What’s the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
The prime minister has announced a plan for how the lockdown will be lifted in England.
16h54 27  février
How many cases in your area?
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
01h02 14  mars
Coronavirus: What it does to the body
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
10h41 06  janvier
Support bubbles: How do they work and who is in yours?
Some people across the UK have been able to form support bubbles or extended households .
14h16 22  février
How to get a Covid test
What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for, and how do they work?
10h06 28  janvier
All you need to know on the coronavirus
A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.
00h06 03  mai
Coronavirus: Intensive care and other key terms explained
Use our tool to check the meaning of key words and phrases associated with the Covid-19 outbreak.
20h03 16  avril
Coronavirus: What is the risk to men over 50?
While most people will have mild symptoms and recover quickly, some are more prone to getting sick.
01h04 14  mars
Coronavirus: Do face masks actually work?
With face masks in high demand, we look at whether they really can protect people from the virus.
00h06 27  février
Covid vaccine phase two groups: When will I get vaccinated?
After phase one is complete by mid-April, here’s the order in which all other adults will get the jab.
00h47 26  février
NHS nurse who inspired four of her children to be nurses
A nurse who died with Covid-19 inspired nearly her entire family to join the NHS.
Young vulnerable people receive vaccine
Nearly 200,000 extremely clinically vulnerable young people have been offered their vaccine.
12h50 24  février
Jo Whiley welcomes vaccine prioritisation for people with learning disabilities
The body which advises the government on Coronavirus vaccines says everyone registered as having a learning disability is now eligible for a jab.
Covax vaccine plan: What is it and how will it work?
A global scheme aims to ensure people in poorer countries get vaccinated against Covid.