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Coronavirus: Deprived areas hit twice as hard

Image copyright Getty Images The most deprived parts of England and Wales have been hit twice as hard by coronavirus as richer areas, says the Office for National Statistics. Urban areas were significantly affected by rural areas. And London had significantly more coronavirus deaths per 100,000 people than any other region. The mortality rate is “normally higher in more deprived …

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Young disabled people were driven to self-harm after being blocked from seeing the family during lockdown, the report states

Young people with learning disabilities are driven to self-harm after being prevented from seeing their families during the coronavirus shutdown in violation of their human rights, a new report states. The Joint Human Rights Committee warned that the situation of children and adolescents in mental hospitals had reached the “serious crisis” point during the pandemic because of illegal blanket bans …

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Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Signs include dark urine

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition whereby the pancreas stops producing enough insulin or the body becomes resistant to the hormone. Insulin regulates blood sugar, the main sugar found in your blood and is also absorbed by eating food. The breakdown is a real threat when high blood sugar levels start to interfere with your body functions. Unfortunately, this …

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GMB’s Dr. Hilary reveals how your blood type can show how risky you can be for Covid-19

Dr. Hilary Jones has explained how your blood type can reveal how risky you can be from Covid-19. Appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain earlier today, and the medical expert discussed the recent coronavirus crisis with hosts Shephard and Ranvir Singh. During their discussion, Dr. Hilary began to speculate on how blood groups might suggest how affected people can be …

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Compulsory use of face masks can reduce Covid-19 by 40 percent

The compulsory use of facemasks may slow the spread of Covid-19 cases by as much as 40%, a new study has suggested. The German report, published as a discussion paper for the Institute of Labor Economics, determined that compulsory face machines can “reduce the daily growth rate of reported infections by about 40%”. The study involved researchers investigating the growth …

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Coronavirus map LIVE: Colds can give immunity to COVID19 for up to 17 years – study | UK | News

Immunology experts at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore have found patients who previously had colds caused by COVID-19 viruses, called betacoronaviruses, may have immunity to the deadly disease. The experts also suggested that the common cold could help protect up to 17 years. Betacoronaviruses, especially OC43 and HKU1, cause colds but also serious breast infections in the oldest and youngest …

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Police Scotland to stop registering HIV status in the database

Police Scotland has said it will stop marking people with HIV as “infectious” in their intelligence database after reviewing the procedure. A charity revealed practices and raised concerns that it could lead to discrimination. HIV Scotland said the change was “welcome news” but that “issues still remain”. Police Scotland said it had changed its policy and that HIV status would …

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1,082 fines issued by North Yorkshire Police for coronavirus outage violations

NORTH Yorkshire Police have now issued more fines for violating the coronavirus regulations than any other force. It surpassed the Metropolitan Police in the latest statistics published today, with a total of 1,082 fines issued in North Yorkshire compared to 1,063 in London. Humberside Police issued only 121 fines, West Yorkshire distributed 826 and Staffordshire fined only 41 people. The …

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