Counting the number of unvaccinated people is surprisingly hard.
The latest UK data shows that nearly two-thirds of people who died of COVID between February 1 and June 21 had been vaccinated.
New, early-stage research suggest that B16172 does have some ability to escape the effects of vaccines.
An immunologist explains that you get some protection from the first dose of the mRNA vaccines but you need two to build up strong immunity, particularly to newer coronavirus variants.
Extreme heat could kill 5,000 people each year in the UK by the 2050s.
De-funding Public Health England is not the answer – we need to learn lessons from the coronavirus response before making radical decisions.
Contact tracing for sexual health has been taking place in England for many years. Why was this workforce ignored in the coronavirus response?
Let’s stay united in the face of this threat.
Alcohol-free wine and beer can be high in sugar, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy the occasional sin-free bevvy.
There’s no credible evidence that Dry January is good for your health. But it’s certainly good for on group: the alcohol industry.
A child nutritionist gives her advice.
Body weight is a complex issue and going after one culprit is not enough.
After 20 years, Public Health England finally released a revised Eatwell Guide – here’s what changed.
Opiates have emerged as a significant threat to public health in the UK.
If people are going to take drugs, wouldn’t it be better if they knew what was in them?
A growing number of young men are using steroids, but there are few public services to help this vulnerable group.
Arguing about the pros and cons of fat in our diet takes the focus away from the real nutritional demon: processed foods.
It’s not easy to make good food choices when there’s a takeaway on every corner.
Sending mentally ill adults and children long distances for care is unacceptable and must end.