As reported over the weekend by various news outlets the NHS 111 service was hit by a cyber-attack causing a major system outage, leaving staff “working on paper” and patients told to expect delays. The attack targeted the system used to refer patients ...
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NHS 111 staff across the UK were left using pens and paper after a major cyber attack was carried out. People seeking medical help via the service are being warned of delays due to a “major” computer system outage caused by the attack.
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The NHS is facing daily costs of more than £1.4m a day due to millions of consultation slots being recorded as 'did not attends' this year. It comes as sick and frustrated patients complain at being unable to secure appointments, with waits of several ...
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As the World Health Organisation, WHO at the weekend named the new virus variants of monkeypox making waves across regions, Nigerian...
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The new names, Clade I and Clade II, replace the names Congo Basin clade, or variant, and West African clade, respectively. Subsequent variants will be named using Roman numerals for the clade, and lowercase letters for the subclade.
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Contact tracing programs were deployed around the globe to slow the spread of COVID-19, but these programs could not prevent the multiple waves of transmission and loss of life that have occurred since March 2020. In a new study published in the ...
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On Aug. 15, Britain became the first country to authorize a booster vaccine designed to target the Omicron variant in addition to the original coronavirus. The new vaccine is bivalent, meaning it will combat two variants of the virus.
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India on Tuesday reported 8813 new Covid cases. The active cases tally now stands at 1,11252 and the death toll has reached 5,27098. Stay with TOI for latest updates.
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The take-home message is the COVID pandemic probably did begin where the first cases were detected – at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market.
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A group of experts convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) has given new names to the monkeypox virus variants. And the names for the virus and the disease itself look set to change soon too. Let's unpack the changes and why this is happening.
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Regulators in the UK are again the first in the world to provisionally approve a new COVID vaccine for use. The latest shot, from Moderna in the US, is supposed to offer protection against the Omicron variant as well.
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