HPA scientists found evidence of link between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix jab and narcolepsy cases in children
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Friday 28 December 2012
More than one million people have been infected with norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, according to latest figures.
Thursday 13 December 2012
When forking out for a once-in-a-lifetime trip, passengers boarding P&O's Oriana's probably didn't expect to be stuck in their rooms vomiting.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
The number of people struck by a debilitating winter vomiting bug has rocketed with more than half a million Britons falling ill this winter, official figures have revealed.
Thursday 29 November 2012
More than 50 cases of whooping cough are being reported each day and 13 infants have died in the worst UK outbreak for more than 20 years.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Thousands of people have already been hit by the bug
Wednesday 14 November 2012
A bug-busting “black box” is being developed that can rapidly identify the source of hospital infections and help staff to stop them spreading.
Monday 12 November 2012
Much of Britain will experience a cold snap over the coming week as winter closes in.
Friday 02 November 2012
A drug user has been taken to hospital with anthrax infection after injecting a suspected contaminated batch of heroin.
Friday 26 October 2012
The number of babies who have died in the biggest outbreak of whooping cough in England and Wales for 20 years has risen to 10, health officials say.
Thursday 25 October 2012
The number of babies who have died in the biggest outbreak of whooping cough for 20 years has increased to 10, health officials said.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Pupils missed fewer lessons last year as children took less time off sick, official figures suggest.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Bottles of liquid egg whites have been linked to seven cases of salmonella, health experts have warned.
Saturday 29 September 2012
Ten people have been arrested in connection with the suspected illegal treatment, dumping and trading of hazardous waste including asbestos, the Environment Agency said.
Friday 28 September 2012
Pregnant women are to be vaccinated against whooping cough, health officials said, after the biggest outbreak of the illness for 20 years claimed the lives of 10 babies.
Thursday 27 September 2012
A man who contracted a potentially fatal Sars-like virus is now in a stable condition.
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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