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Portugal open again! Brits thrilled as tough Covid rules dumped for summer 2022

On July 1, 2022, Portugal changed its entry requirements for travellers ahead of the summer holidays. These entry requirements are for mainland Portugal, Madeira and Porto Santo. Holidaymakers have taken to social media to celebrate a total dismissal of Covid-based entry requirements. @skylineowl tweeted: “Portugal Calling – time to head out for sunshine, sea, sand and […]

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Long Covid: The best diet to help ease symptoms – Expert’s ‘rule of thumb’ to go by

What is long Covid and what are the known symptoms? Dr Claire Shortt, a scientist at Food Marble, explained which foods would work best to help long Covid sufferers. She told Express.co.uk: “The food we eat is very important. It’s best to avoid processed foods and focus on eating as many whole foods as possible. “There […]

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Covid: Coronavirus cases have ‘almost doubled’ in weeks – ‘protection is not guaranteed’

And with this in mind, “it is quite likely that more new strains will emerge”. Professor Kinane added: “It is important to understand that as long as there remains an unvaccinated chunk of the population, the virus will continue to evolve, and cases will rise.” The expert encourages the public to “remain vigilant” and to […]

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UK

Norway recommends booster COVID shot to those aged 75 and older

Passengers wearing protective masks enter an underground railway station, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Stockholm, Sweden, January 7, 2021. Jessica Gow/TT News Agency/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COPENHAGEN, June 29 (Reuters) – Norway recommends a booster COVID-19 vaccine dose to those who are 75 […]

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Business

PHOTOS: Jack Johnson Brings A Tropical Breeze To The Windy City Following COVID Recovery

After testing positive for COVID and rescheduling four shows, Jack Johnson returned to the road on Thursday, bringing a taste of Hawaiian paradise to the Windy City’s Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island with support from Durand Jones & The Indications. Jack John released a new LP, Meet The Moonlight, on Friday, June 24th. Just two and a […]

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Covid: New Omicron jab backed for autumn – half a million UK cases recorded in just 1 week

Professor Susan Hopkins, chief medical advisor at the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), said: “It is clear that the increasing prevalence of Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 are significantly increasing the case numbers we have observed in recent weeks. “We have seen a rise in hospital admissions in line with community infections but vaccinations are continuing […]

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Business

Walgreens profits squeezed as Covid vaccine wanes, health-care investment rises

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday said its quarterly sales declined and profits got hit by waning Covid-19 vaccination demand, heavy investments in its health-care business and an opioid settlement with Florida. Shares closed the day at $37.90, down 7.27%. The drugstore chain stood by its full-year forecast, saying it expects adjusted earnings per share to […]

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Health

Long Covid symptoms: Most common symptoms to look out for and patients have their say

The NHS defines long Covid as “multi-system condition with a wide range of debilitating symptoms”. For many it is simply the sustained experience of symptoms of COVID-19. The severity of long Covid can vary from patient to patient; some can continue working at a high level while others have been forced to leave their jobs. Express.co.uk spoke […]

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Showbiz

P-Valley season 2: Lil Murda star ‘wasn’t surprised’ by Covid plot lines ‘It’s real’

“We did our best to keep any type of outbreak or anything on set to a minimum. We didn’t have many… we only had to shut down, I believe, once or twice throughout the 10 months of shooting. “But Covid made it a lot harder, and I think you see that on the show. “It […]

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Business

Chinese automaker Nio reports record EV sales in June as Covid wave fades, but it still lags XPeng and Li Auto

Nio’s ES7 sports utility vehicle adds another competitor to Tesla’s Model X and Model Y in China. Nio Chinese electric-vehicle maker Nio reported Friday that it delivered nearly 13,000 vehicles in June, up 60% from a year ago, as China’s auto industry continued to rebound after months of pandemic-related disruptions. Its total deliveries of 12,961 […]