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28 November 2014 Last updated at 03:07

'Too few' toddlers having flu vaccineBaby gets nose flu spray

Too few toddlers and young children are having the seasonal flu vaccine, the chief medical officer for England warns.


A health worker in Conakry, Guinea, wearing protective clothingEbola vaccine trial 'promising'

The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.

Bladder cancer'Exciting' bladder cancer drug trial

A trial to help the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing "exciting" results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

How much will the chancellor give the NHS?

Will be £1.5bn or could it be £2bn? That's the debate around the higher echelons of the NHS in England as they await Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement next week.

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Ebola vaccine 'promising' say scientists after human trial

The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

NHS strike: A walkout with a difference

Health workers have taken part in their second strike of the autumn. Once again disruption looks like it has been limited, but that does not mean it is a dispute that will peter out, says Nick Triggle.

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