Chronic health issues for third in late 40s – study

Chronic health issues for third in late 40s – study

ABOUT one in three middle-aged people has multiple chronic health issues, a long-running British study suggests reports then BBC. The 1970 British Cohort Study has been periodically tracking the lives of about 17,000 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week. Nearly 8,000 of them were surveyed for the University College London work, […]

Covid: Food workers given exemption from isolation rules

Covid: Food workers given exemption from isolation rules

SUPERMARKET depot workers and food manufacturers will be exempt from quarantine rules as the government tries to prevent food supply problems. The move comes after the rising number of retail workers being forced to self-isolate was beginning to affect the availability of some products. The government said workers, regardless of vaccination status, could do daily […]

COVID-19: Supermarkets admit stock shortages as ‘pingdemic’ concerns grow

COVID-19: Supermarkets admit stock shortages as ‘pingdemic’ concerns grow

SUPERMARKETS Sainsbury’s, Iceland and Co-op have revealed they are suffering stock shortages as concerns grow about the impact of the so-called “pingdemic” reports Sky News. Sainsbury’s, Britain’s second biggest supermarket, said it “might not always have” products customers want while Iceland revealed it was also being hit and urged customers not to stockpile. Co-op said […]

Face coverings must be worn on London Underground

Face coverings must be worn on London Underground

FACE coverings must be worn on London’s transport network despite restrictions easing on 19 July, London’s mayor says reports the BBC. Sadiq Khan said he was not prepared to put Tube, tram and other transport users at risk by relaxing the rules on face coverings. Face masks have been mandatory on public transport for the […]

England plans biggest winter flu vaccine rollout

England plans biggest winter flu vaccine rollout

FREE flu vaccines will be offered this winter to children aged two to 16 in England, as well as people aged 50 and over or in “at-risk” groups, amid the double threat of Covid and influenza reports the BBC. Experts hope for a record-breaking rollout reaching more than 35 million people, including more teenagers than […]

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