BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

Covid: India sees world's highest daily cases amid oxygen shortage

The country records 314,835 new daily cases as Delhi hospitals fear running out of oxygen in hours.
3 hours 29 min ago

Covid: Government scientist warns of summer surge in cases

The UK is still in a "vulnerable situation", one of the country's vaccine advisers says.
22 hours 49 min ago

Infant mortality in Birmingham 'not openly discussed'

A taskforce has been set up after figures showed seven babies in 1,000 die in Birmingham.
1 day 1 hour ago

Air pollution: Coroner calls for law change after Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's death

Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's mother calls on the government to "reduce air pollution immediately".
1 day 2 hours ago

Covid-19 in India: Why second coronavirus wave is devastating

A deadly second wave has overrun hospitals and even crematoriums in India.
1 day 15 hours ago