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Monkeypox: Risk is low in Scotland as 54 cases confirmed

The risk of the monkeypox virus to people in Scotland is low, according to a public health expert. Prof Linda Bauld said only a small number of cases had been identified north of the border, it is a mild illness and there is a vaccine. It came as the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak a global health emergency.

bbc.com ,  2 months ago 0
Monkeypox: Risk is low in Scotland as 54 cases confirmed

Covid in Scotland: No need to panic despite virus surge, says expert

A leading Covid expert has said the rising number of virus cases was putting the NHS under strain but should not be a cause for panic. Prof Linda Bauld said hospital admissions across the UK had "roughly tripled" since the start of June. But she told BBC Breakfast the numbers requiring intensive care remained low and predicted they would settle down.

bbc.com ,  3 months ago 2
Covid in Scotland: No need to panic despite virus surge, says expert

Covid is rising again in the UK - should we worry?

You'd be forgiven for letting out a weary sigh. There's so much going on from Ukraine to the rising cost of everything - and now Covid is rearing its ugly head again. The latest statistics show the number of people infected in the UK has more than doubled since the start of June with around 2.3 million people testing positive.

bbc.com ,  3 months ago 1
Covid is rising again in the UK - should we worry?

Coronavirus: Two new variants spark 150% surge in cases – expert describes symptoms

ALTHOUGH other viral threats are grabbing the headlines, coronavirus has not gone away. Amid a UK bathed in sunshine, case numbers are surging and more people are experiencing COVID-19 for the second or third time. During both the summers of 2020 and 2021, health officials observed a marked drop in coronavirus cases.

express.co.uk ,  3 months ago 14
Coronavirus: Two new variants spark 150% surge in cases – expert describes symptoms

Covid cases spike in Scotland as highly infectious New York variant spreads

Public health expert Professor Linda Bauld has called for an extension of the vaccination programme to all over-50s. Covid cases in Scotland have spiked by almost a third in the past week with the highly infectious New York variant on the rise. Public health expert Professor Linda Bauld has called for an extension of the vaccination programme to all over-50s.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  3 months ago 0
Covid cases spike in Scotland as highly infectious New York variant spreads

Scotland 'heading towards' new covid wave as cases rise across country

John Harden urged the elderly and over 12s to come forward for vaccines in order to prevent illness as a result of the spread in cases. Scotland is heading towards another wave of coronavirus infections due to a rise in cases over the last couple of weeks, according to a health expert.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  3 months ago 3
Scotland 'heading towards' new covid wave as cases rise across country

Scotland hit by Covid wave as cases of two Omicron variants increase

Latest data from the Office for National Statistics showed that around one in 40 people in Scotland had Covid-19, up from one in 50 the previous week. Scotland is experiencing an increase in Covid-19 infections as cases of two Omicron variants rise, a public health expert has warned.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  3 months ago 5
Scotland hit by Covid wave as cases of two Omicron variants increase

Scotland in middle of new Covid wave as expert says ANOTHER vaccine dose needed

Scotland is experiencing another wave of Covid-19 infections as cases of two Omicron variants increase, a public health expert has said. Professor Linda Bauld said the Omicron sub-lineages BA.4 and BA.5. are part of the reason for the increase in cases and a "small but not significant" rise in the number of people in hospital.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  3 months ago 1
Scotland in middle of new Covid wave as expert says ANOTHER vaccine dose needed

Scotland experiencing new wave of Covid infections, expert says

Scotland is experiencing another wave of Covid-19 infections as cases of two Omicron variants increase, according to a leading public health expert. Prof Linda Bauld said the Omicron sub-lineages BA.4 and BA.5. were part of the reason for the increase in cases. She told the BBC there had also been a "small but not significant" rise in the number of people in hospital.

bbc.com ,  3 months ago 1
Scotland experiencing new wave of Covid infections, expert says

Rise of Covid not a cause for concern ‘yet’ but wear your mask says government advisor

A government advisor has said there is no need for panic despite figures showing one in 40 people in Scotland have Covid. Linda Bauld, the Scottish Government’s chief social policy advisor has said the rise in cases will not mean a return to restrictions. She urged people to get their vaccine if they were offered one.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  3 months ago 2
Rise of Covid not a cause for concern ‘yet’ but wear your mask says government advisor

Covid-19 hospital cases at lowest rate since last summer, says expert

Covid-19 hospital cases have fallen to their lowest rate since last summer, an expert has said. Professor Linda Bauld said on Friday that daily hospital cases with the virus had dropped to less than 50, the first time the figure has dropped so low in almost a year.

thecourier.co.uk ,  4 months ago 6
Covid-19 hospital cases at lowest rate since last summer, says expert

Monkeypox: Professor highlights the 'visible' symptoms to spot as UK cases double

MONKEYPOX cases continue to rise in the UK, with health officials keeping a close eye on its spread. Speaking on BBC Breakfast, public health expert Professor Linda Bauld highlighted the "visual" symptoms to spot. Yesterday another 11 cases of monkeypox were confirmed in the UK.

express.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
Monkeypox: Professor highlights the 'visible' symptoms to spot as UK cases double

Teenage girls are using vapes as an appetite suppressant

Vapes are being used by young girls as an appetite suppressant, health experts have warned. Girls are said to be using the nicotine replacement product to curb hunger pangs, prompting fears about the unknown long-term health effects. Vape shops and online stores in the UK are prohibited from selling e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.

metro.co.uk ,  4 months ago 1
Teenage girls are using vapes as an appetite suppressant

Vapes are being used by young girls as an appetite suppressant, health experts have warned

VAPES are being used by young girls as an appetite suppressant, health experts have warned. Girls are said to be using the nicotine replacement product to curb hunger pangs prompting fears about the unknown long-term health effects. Vape shops and online stores in the UK are prohibited from selling e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  4 months ago 1
Vapes are being used by young girls as an appetite suppressant, health experts have warned

Fewer than a fifth of Scots kids ages 5-11 have had Covid jab two months after rollout

FEWER than a fifth of primary-age children have had a Covid jab nearly two months into the rollout, it emerged yesterday. Uptake in the 5-11 age group appears to be grinding to a halt with just under 75,000 kids vaccinated in Scotland. Opposition parties claimed the Scottish Government’s child inoculation programme had “run out of steam”.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  4 months ago 3
Fewer than a fifth of Scots kids ages 5-11 have had Covid jab two months after rollout