Coronavirus (COVID‑19) guide

This guide is UK-specific. Outside the UK, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends you follow the advice of your national or local health authority.

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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Information

    Have you got questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? We’ve busted some myths, explained the different vaccine types and how you may be contacted when it is your turn to receive the vaccine.


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  • What to do if you have symptoms

    Learn more about the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and how to manage them at home


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  • Preventing the spread

    Find out all of the information you need on how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including how to wash your hands and the importance of self-isolation.


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  • What to do if you're at high risk

    Older adults, pregnant women and people with underlying health conditions are at higher risk of getting seriously ill with COVID-19. Find out more about who is at high risk and what to do if you’re most vulnerable.


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  • Understanding the jargon

    Whether it’s the news, social media, or amongst your friends and family, everyone is talking about COVID-19. That’s why we’ve created our very own COVID-ictionary to help you understand common words or phrases associated with the disease.


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  • Myths debunked

    With so much information being shared about COVID-19, it’s hard to know the difference between rumour and fact. We spoke to Babylon doctors to help debunk a few of the myths going around.


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  • What is COVID-19?

    COVID-19 is an illness that affects the lungs and airways. Find out what we know about the virus, where it may have originated and how it’s spread.


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