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‘Temporary’ Brexit plans made to last a long time | Brief letters

I note that the Department for Transport spokesperson referred to special provisions for dealing with Brexit congestion as “temporary” in the announcement that the provisions

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UK trial aims to find hidden lung damage caused by long Covid

A clinical trial has been launched to detect currently invisible lung damage in people with long Covid, as part of a £20m research drive that

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Long Covid has more than 200 symptoms, study finds

The largest ever international study of people with long Covid has identified more than 200 symptoms and prompted researchers to call for a national screening

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Global experts urge Boris Johnson to delay ‘dangerous’ Covid reopening

Lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England this month is “dangerous and premature”, according to international scientists and doctors, who have called on the UK

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World reacts cautiously to Boris Johnson’s ‘reckless’ Covid plans

Boris Johnson’s plan to scrap most of England’s Covid-19 restrictions has prompted alarm, wariness and perhaps even a hint of envy around the world. Politicians

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NSW Covid update: Sydney lockdown extended one week as state records 27 new cases

The greater Sydney lockdown has been extended for a week after New South Wales recorded another 27 local Covid cases and health officials expressed concern

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What are the risks of England unlocking in the Covid third wave?

Lifting the final Covid restrictions in England on 19 July is a gamble for the government. Even without further easing, cases are on course to

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Australia ‘at back of the queue’ for Pfizer Covid vaccines, minister admits

Australia’s finance minister has said the country is at the “back of the queue” for Pfizer vaccines, contradicting assurances from the prime minister Scott Morrison

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Why women are more likely to suffer from long Covid | Susan Evans and Mark Hutchinson

When Covid-19 burst into our world, the initial focus was on how to prevent death. Older men were more likely to die from the virus