BREAKING: 19 NHS workers die with coronavirus in UK – but ‘no link’ to PPE

Health secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the number of coronavirus-related deaths in the NHS but said he ‘isn’t aware of any link to a shortage of PPE’. He responded to criticisms that the government is not supplying health workers with enough protective equipment and reiterated the importance of workers not using>>>

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NHS workers say PPE ‘shouldn’t be a precious resource’

Health professionals have reacted angrily to Health Secretary Matt Hancock categorising personal protective equipment as a "precious resource". Mr Hancock has insisted there are enough masks, gloves, aprons and hand sanitiser to go around as he defended the government’s record on protecting medics. Original Author: Produced by Sky News and published>>>

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Matt Hancock announces new research drive into coronavirus treatments

Matt Hancock has announced a new research drive into coronavirus treatments as he appealed for volunteers for trials, and claimed the government will “move mountains” in its efforts to tackle the outbreak. Insisting research into treatments for Covid-19 was “essential to our plan” for tackling the pandemic, the health secretary said>>>

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Coronavirus: ‘The more people follow the rules, the faster we’ll be through it’

Health secretary Matt Hancock has again urged people not to ignore social distancing rules. Earlier, he said outside exericse could be banned if the restrictions continue to be flouted. Original Author: Produced by Sky News and published on 06/04/2020

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Hancock: ‘It’s a big task and a big ask’

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says it’s a ‘big ask’ for the UK to meet its coronavirus testing targets by the end of April. He has unveiled a five-pillar coronavirus action plan to achieve a "significant" increase in testing for the disease. Original Author: Produced by Sky News and published on 03/04/2020

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