Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

England sees no need for further restrictions—for now

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday he hoped to "ride out" the pandemic without further restrictions, even as he warned that the country faces difficult days ahead as the highly transmissible omicron variant drives ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK PM says hospitals face 'considerable pressure'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said that the UK's state-run hospitals will face "considerable pressure" in the coming weeks due to the steep rise in virus infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

British govt rushing tests to schools so classes can reopen

Schoolchildren returned to classes Monday in parts of Europe, while the British government pledged to rush ventilation units and enough COVID-19 test kits to schools to ensure they, too, can reopen later this week despite ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID curbs in England 'last resort': minister

Britain's health minister insisted Saturday reimposing coronavirus restrictions in England would be "an absolute last resort" and that the country must "try to live with COVID".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Concerns rise over UK flu outbreak amid vaccine delays

One of the U.K.'s largest suppliers of seasonal influenza vaccines warned Saturday that there could be delivery delays of up to two weeks as a result of a shortage of truck drivers.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Girls 'least likely' to enjoy fitness tests, finds study

Girls in secondary school are less likely than boys to enjoy or engage with tests designed to curb obesity and inactivity, according to new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

England's children go back to school after virus lockdown

Children return to school in England on Monday for the first time since January, as the government begins to ease tough restrictions thanks to a mass vaccination drive against the coronavirus.

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