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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public

Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. COVID-19 is still affecting mostly people in China with some outbreaks in other countries....

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Two coronavirus cases confirmed in UK

Two people from the same family have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, the chief medical officer for England has announced. It is understood the patients were staying in a hotel in Yorkshire, before being taken overnight to a specialist centre in Newcastle. At...

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Prostate overtakes breast as ‘most common cancer’

  Prostate cancer is now the most commonly diagnosed cancer in England, overtaking breast cancer for the first time, latest figures show. In 2018 there were nearly 50,000 registered cases – around 8,000 more than in 2017. Public Health England says it is because more...

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FDA approves fish-oil drug for cutting cardiac risks

In patient testing, the drug reduced risks of potentially deadly complications including heart attacks and strokes about 25 percent. U.S. regulators on Friday approved expanded use of a fish oil-based drug for preventing serious heart complications in high-risk patients already taking cholesterol-lowering pills. Vascepa was...