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BBC News - Health
  1. As Boris Johnson continues to be treated for coronavirus in an ICU, we take a look at how they work.
  2. Paula has complex medical needs, she relies on her assistance dog, carers and a nurse for help. Coronavirus has already affected the care she receives.
  3. The BBC's Fergus Walsh meets medics treating patients with Covid-19 at University College Hospital London.
  4. Faiz Ilyas, 24, describes how it felt to be given oxygen in hospital after contracting coronavirus.
  5. Nic has been given under 36 months to live and due to coronavirus his treatment is being put on hold.
  6. Carly was already a high-risk pregnancy. Now, she fears the toll of Covid-19 on hospitals could put her more at risk.
  7. The BBC's Laura Foster explains measures you should take when caring for someone who has coronavirus in your home.
  8. Care companies have told the BBC that they still don’t have enough personal protective equipment.
  9. A nurse posted a video to a Facebook group after a long and difficult shift in ICU amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  10. The government explains how clinical tests are checking if existing medicines could treat Covid-19.
  11. BBC Africa's Joice Etutu tackles myths around Covid-19 that are being shared online on the continent.
  12. Prince Charles sends his thanks as the first UK emergency field hospital to treat coronavirus patients opens.
  13. Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he lost half a stone when he fell ill with Covid-19.
  14. Steve Powis says there is early academic evidence to support the idea coronavirus infections could reduce.
  15. Matt Hancock says he'll make sure that NHS staff have the right equipment to be safe and do their jobs.
  16. A nurse in NYC ended her maternity leave early to help her colleagues on the frontline.
  17. Lemon juice and other misleading health advice being shared online.
  18. WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu says deaths have more than doubled in the past week.
  19. Many thousands of people in India have left cities and returned to their villages amid a nationwide lockdown order which has caused confusion and anger.
  20. The ExCeL centre has become the Nightingale and is due to start taking coronavirus patients this week.
  21. London's Docklands area is now home to a temporary Covid-19 hospital.
  22. The deputy Chief Medical Officer for England says social distancing measures will likely be in place in some form for six months.
  23. There's huge anxiety in the NHS over coronavirus and the lack of protective equipment, Dr Guddi Singh says.
  24. The cabinet minister says that the UK has not been disadvantaged by the government's decision not to join.
  25. NHS England's medical director urges people to continue government advice to beat Covid-19.
  26. Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said there would be increased antigen testing for frontline workers.
  27. The UK government is advising us to stay two metres apart - but what does that look like?
  28. In a South Korean ICU, nurses wearing heavy self-contained respiratory systems work two-hour shifts.
  29. Anxiety UK have experienced a big rise in callers since the Covid-19 outbreak.
  30. A woman being treated for coronavirus has made an appeal for people to stay home.

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