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A row of ambulances are parked outside the Royal London Hospital in London on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020.

UK May Move Patients Into Hotels to Ease Hospital Strain

England’s health care system may move patients into hotels to ease pressure on hospitals struggling to handle rising COVID-19 admissions.
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UK Hospitals Struggle; Tougher Rules Eyed to Fight Variant

Authorities are blaming a new, more transmissible variant of the virus, first identified in southeast England, for the soaring infection rates.
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Multiple Casualties Reported after Explosion at UK Warehouse

A local British emergency services department says there have been "multiple casualties" following a large explosion Thursday at a warehouse near the southwest England city of Bristol.
The photo shows a gloved hand with a needle.

UK to Infect Healthy Volunteers to Speed Up Vaccine Efforts

The approach, called a challenge study, is risky but proponents say it may produce results faster than standard research.

UK Air Ambulance Service Tests Paramedic Jet Suit

The future is now? A test pilot recently flew to a simulated casualty site on a mountain in 90 seconds. It would take 25 minutes by foot.

UK Coronavirus Vaccine Prompts Immune Response in Early Test

Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot.

One Dead, Four Hurt in London Crane Collapse

"This is a multi-agency response and is likely to be a protracted incident."

East of England Ambulance Service Paramedic Dies of COVID-19

Neil Ruch died on Monday after being admitted to the hospital last month, where he was on a ventilator in the intensive care unit.

UK Tests Drone to Deliver Supplies to Hospitals

The first such delivery was completed Saturday, when a large, fixed-wing drone soared into the skies from an airport on England's south coast.

Ambulance Service Apologizes after TikTok Video Goes Viral

A British ambulance service is apologizing after a viral TikTok video showed staff dancing with a dummy on a stretcher.