What is a pandemic?
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) or a new influenza virus. Here's what you need to know, including how epidemics are different.
How to get help with mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
If you’re concerned about your mental health because of the COVID-19 crisis, here are some of the tips, services and resources available to help you.
Health advice on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including when to see a doctor, symptoms, how to avoid infection, physical distancing, when to self-isolate and restrictions.
Other questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus
Answers to common questions about COVID-19, including whether you should bulk-buy groceries and which types of public venue have closed.
A cold is a viral infection that affects the nose, the throat and upper airways. Find out more about the common cold.
Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, plus ways to avoid egg.
The flu is a viral infection affecting your nose, throat and sometimes your lungs. It is typically more severe than a cold. Find out more about the flu.
Symptoms of COVID-19 and how the virus spreads
Learn about coronavirus (COVID-19), its symptoms, how it is diagnosed and treated, how it is spread and what to do if you come into contact with the virus.
Physical distancing and how to avoid the COVID-19 infection
Frequently asked questions and answers about avoiding COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection, including information on physical distancing, masks and the meaning of 'close contact'.