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‘Coronavirus has stolen our future’: young people’s despair as jobs evaporate – The Guardian

New graduates and school leavers across the UK have paid the priceof lockdown, says survey

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Young people across Britain believe their future has been stolen as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, with more than half fearing it has damaged their prospects.
Amid growing evidence that the pandemic is fuelling a generational divide, two thirds of 16- to 24-year-olds also said that their age group, loosely defined as Generation Z will pay the economic price for a disease that has mostly affected older people, according to a survey by the Hope not Hate charitable trust, an anti-racism gro…

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Beset by Coronavirus, Health Authorities Brace for Flu Season – The Wall Street Journal

Drugmakers are making a record number of flu shots in hopes of easing the burden on hospitals dealing with Covid-19 patients

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The approaching flu season threatens to overwhelm doctors and hospitals swamped by Covid-19 patients, sparking intense efforts to get people vaccinated against influenza.
Both the new coronavirus and the seasonal flu virus are likely to spread in the fall and winter, and send many more sick patients to doctors offices and hospitals already struggling to treat Covid-19 cases, health and industry officials say.
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Exposure to air pollution may increase risk of Covid death, major study says – The Guardian

Single-unit rise in exposure to small-particle pollution over previous decade may increase death rate by up to 6%

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Long-term exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of death from Covid-19, according to a large study by the Office for National Statistics.
It analysed more than 46,000 coronavirus deaths in England and showed that a small, single-unit increase in peoples exposure to small-particle pollution over the previous decade may increase the death rate by up to 6%. A single-unit increase in nitrogen dioxide, which is at illegal levels in most urban areas, was linked to a 2% increase in death rat…

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Developing a blood test for prostate cancer – News-Medical.Net

Professor Pockley among researchers from the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre have recently developed a blood test for the detection of prostate cancer.

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Professor Pockley among other researchers from the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre have recently developed a blood test for the detection of prostate cancer. News-Medical spoke to Professor Pockley to find out more!
What provoked your research into the detection of prostate cancer? Why is there an urgent need for a more accurate test for the detection of prostate cancer?
The John van Geest Cancer Research Centre at Nottingham Trent University works closely with several prostate cancer su…

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