Public health

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    Video caption: Coronavirus R0: What is the R number and why does it matter?

    Experts keep discussing the value of R, but what is it and why does it matter?

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    Video caption: Covid-19: Sandwell health boss says deniers 'ridiculous'

    Sandwell's director of public health Dr Lisa McNally also condemns vaccine sceptics.

  3. Striking healthcare workers fired in Kenya

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    Video caption: Almost 500 doctors and nurses say they've been sacked for refusing to work without PPE

    Almost 500 doctors and nurses say they've been sacked after going on strike over poor conditions and lack of protective equipment

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    Video caption: Covid symptoms: What are they and how long should I self-isolate for?

    The BBC’s Laura Foster explains how to recognise the symptoms of coronavirus - and what you should do.

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    Video caption: Covid: 'Ventilate rooms by opening doors and windows'

    Dr Eilir Hughes says ventilation can disperse airborne Covid-19.