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Health Service is 200,000 flu vaccines short and so cannot complete over-65s vaccination programme, says Mark H Durkan
Solution to nursing shortage needed after £115m was spent on agency nurses last year, says Mark H Durkan
Altnagelvin midwife Rae King died in April - many '5k for Rae' fundraisers followed, including Derry, Arranmore Island, Sydney and New York
Cystic Fibrosis drug Kaftrio to be available to patients in Northern Ireland
Health Minister says wearing face coverings will show we care about those who were shielding at home due to underlying medical conditions
StopCOVID NI app uses bluetooth connectivity to alert you when you have been in proximity of someone who has tested positive for the virus
Shoppers are responsible for wearing face coverings from 1 August - if many do not, powers of enforcement will follow from 20 August - Swann
Funding of £2.2bn will help "maintain public services, support economic recovery, and protect the vulnerable" says Finance Minister
Face coverings mandatory in shops from August 1, with enforcement following from August 20
Almost 1,800 people surveyed said cleanliness and sanitisation was their top priority in returning to Council leisure facilities
Unlicensed drugs illegally imported into NI are being sold as treatments for Covid-19, but are dangerous fake medicines, says Robin Swann

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Two men stole silver Fiesta at Clon Elagh, hit another car at Strand Road, then stole parcels from postal van in Blighs Gardens
Health Minister confirms additional supplies of flu vaccine were received this week, allowing the seasonal flu programme to resume
Work begins next week to redevelop former Clondermot High School site as a new £8m community hub and sports facility opening in Summer 2022
"Lessons from the Troubles" considers how we can build our future here - contributors include Naomi Long, Mark Durkan, Denis Bradley
This pencil drawing of Seamus Heaney is the work of another former student of St. Columb’s College, Jude McCandless