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Covid-19 news: Low vaccine uptake among Black people in England

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Members of the public receive covid-19 vaccines at Lichfield Cathedral in Staffordshire, England Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 29 March Covid-19 vaccine uptake among over-70s… Read More »

Number of LGV cases among gay men in England reach new highs and most cases among men who are HIV-negative

Diagnoses of the sexually transmitted infection lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in England reached record levels in 2019, with almost all cases involving gay and bisexual men. The data is set out in a report published by Public Health England and shows that the number of diagnoses increased steadily from 2017, reaching a peak in the second… Read More »

Coronavirus: Shielding ends for two million in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

More than two million people shielding against coronavirus in most of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland can now leave their home and return to work. Vulnerable people were advised in March to stay at home, or shield, to avoid contracting Covid-19. In Wales the advice stays in place until 16 August. But Macmillan Cancer Support… Read More »