BBC Health News

BBC Health News

The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.

Covid-19: UK surpasses 60,000 deaths

Only the US, Brazil, India and Mexico have recorded more coronavirus deaths than the UK.
31 min 44 sec ago

Covid-19 vaccine: First jabs 'could cut 99% of deaths' - Jonathan Van-Tam

It is key to deploy the vaccine "as fast" as possible, England's deputy chief medical officer says.
10 hours 30 min ago

Covid: Are countries under pressure to approve a vaccine?

After the UK's approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, are other nations under pressure to follow suit?
7 hours 44 min ago

Covid: Your Questions Answered by Prof Jonathan Van-Tam

England's deputy chief medical officer was asked questions from members of the public on the BBC.
8 hours 54 min ago

Prof Van-Tam uses football analogy to explain Covid timeline

Prof Jonathan Van-Tam used a football analogy to explain the UK's Covid-19 timeline.
12 hours 28 min ago