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Flurona: what do we know about the rare new double infection?

Covid and the flu? A young pregnant Israeli woman was the first person in the world to test positive for both diseases on Thursday


Girl, ten, diagnosed with rare brain cancer at Christmas

“She is our only child and our worlds are completely broken”


Ex-BBC man on boosters front-line: how to get young Londoners jabbed

Volunteer vaccinator gives fascinating insight into the race against Omicron


Vaccine observation time could be scrapped to speed up booster race

Some medics have said the waiting time has caused bottlenecks at vaccination sites


Covid cases rise in every London borough with 11 climbing over a third

Greenwich has seen its cases soar by 68 per cent in just a week


London Covid cases soar to 44,600 in a week - as hospitalisations rise

197 coronavirus patients are on ventilators - the highest figure since September 23


Vaccine experts to announce decision on booster rollout

Britain will convene an urgent meeting of G7 health ministers on Monday to discuss the Omicron variant


Revealed: London’s unvaccinated hotspots

Exclusive: Newham, Lambeth, Brent and Ealing all with 100,000 over-18s waiting first vaccine


Sarah Harding death prompts rise in breast cancer referrals in London

London hospitals reveal ‘Sarah Harding effect’ on what would have been her 40th birthday


I always hope Mum will recognise me — Ed Balls on the crisis in care

Drawing on his poignant experiences with his elderly mother in care, Ed Balls has made a moving documentary about the crisis in the system. He tells Susannah Butter what needs to change and why he hopes the Prime Minister watches


One in 60 people have Covid-19 as prevalence nears second wave peak

One in 10 children in school years 7 to 11 are estimated to have had Covid-19 in the week to October 9


Covid cases hit 12-week high as Whitty issues NHS winter warning

England’s chief medical officer warns of tough months ahead for the health service as A&E waiting times worsen