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CMO’s annual report highlights increase in liver disease

Comprehensive action is needed to stop the rising tide of liver disease. That is one of the key findings to emerge from Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies’ first annual report published in November.  It brings into sharp focus … Read more → – CMO’s annual report highlights increase in liver disease

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Chief Medical Officer issues health alert after reports of new respiratory illness

A new respiratory illness, similar to 2002’s globally spread Sars virus, has been identified in a man being treated in Britain. The 49-year-old was transferred to a London hospital by air ambulance from Qatar and is the second confirmed case … Read more → – Chief Medical Officer issues health alert after reports of new respiratory illness

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Chief Medical Officer announces whooping cough vaccination programme for pregnant women

Pregnant women are to be offered whooping cough vaccination in an effort to combat the rise of cases and deaths in newborn babies. Health Protection Agency (HPA) figures for England and Wales show that in the first eight months of … Read more → – Chief Medical Officer announces whooping cough vaccination programme for pregnant women

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