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AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine Protection Wanes After 3 Months: Lancet Study
The findings drawn from datasets in Brazil and Scotland suggest that booster programmes are needed to help maintain protection from severe disease in those vaccinated with AstraZeneca, known as Covishield in India.
Boris Johnson Government Under Spotlight As Covid Cases Rise Again In UK
Coronavirus: For two weeks, the number of new cases in Britain has wavered between 35,000 and 40,000 a day.
Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s slowness last year to impose a lockdown and institute widespread testing had tragic results, according to a parliamentary report.
UK relaxes restrictions for international travel
Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Panama, Peru and Venezuela will continue on the so-called "red list."
‘I’ve missed going to gigs’: UK under-30s on why they got double-jabbed
Four people on what convinced them to have a second Covid jab – and why there may have been a slow uptake among peers
Covid-19: How effective is a third vaccine dose?
From squandering global vaccine supplies to the possibility of undermining immunity from the first two doses, booster programmes are a surprisingly complicated business.
UK would not have greenlighted French Valneva Covid vaccine, health secretary says after contract canceled
Britain cancelled its contract for some 100 million vaccines made by French biotech company Valneva in part because it became apparent the jab would not have been greenlighted for use, the UK’s health secretary has revealed.
Covid booster vaccine rollout to begin across UK next week
Covid booster jabs will begin to be offered across the UK from next week.
UK govt scraps Covid vaccine deal with French company Valneva over ‘breach’
Valneva has announced that the British government has terminated a deal it had struck with the company for it to supply doses of its Covid vaccine candidate, which is still under clinical trial, citing a “breach” of the contract.
Some Tories fear second U-turn over plan for Covid vaccine passports in England
Sajid Javid may be forced to revive unpopular policy in another U-turn if NHS comes under severe pressure in winter
Covid jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds ‘set to start in weeks’
Exclusive: NHS leaders understood to have been briefed on plans to vaccinate children, beginning from 22 September
More than 8,000 people in hospital with Covid in UK
Figure highest for almost six months leading to fears of resurgence in virus’ ability to cause serious illness
Covid: Scotland to get vaccine passports and regulator approves booster jabs
Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening. We'll have another update for you in the morning.
Analysis: Blow to Meghan and Harry with UK watchdog ruling but war on offensive media coverage continues
The Duchess of Sussex was dealt a blow this week as the UK's media watchdog concluded its broadcasting code was not breached when British TV host Piers Morgan criticized the royal earlier this year.
COVID-19 Has More Blood Clot Threat Than Vaccines, Says UK Study: Report
COVID-19 Oxford Study: The research used findings from more than 29 million people who were vaccinated with the first doses of either vaccine between December 2020 and April 2021.
NHS planning Covid vaccines for children from age 12, reports say
UK health officials say no decision has been made yet as new school year in England looms
'Stress and frustration' over Scotland's paper vaccine pass
People living in Scotland have spoken of holiday stress and frustration caused by the Scottish government's vaccine certificate system.
Delta variant renders herd immunity from Covid ‘mythical’
Head of Oxford Vaccine Group rules out overall immunity, but also questions need for booster jabs
Covid vaccines to be offered to all UK 16- and 17-year-olds
JCVI decision comes two weeks after body recommended against routine vaccination of children
Watch the U.K. to Understand Delta
The country lifted all its COVID-19 restrictions just as Delta peaked. What happens next will tell us how well vaccines are working.
Coronavirus infections continue to fall in UK
The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 has continued to fall in the UK, the latest daily figures show.
Covid in Scotland: Are young people slowing the vaccine drive?
Efforts are being stepped up to convince more Scots to get the Covid-19 jab as lower age groups become the vaccination programme's chief target. But are younger adults less likely to turn up for their vaccine appointments? If so, why mig...
Covid: Travel firms angry over France quarantine rule
Travellers and tourism groups have criticised the ongoing need for people coming to England, Scotland and Wales from France to quarantine for 10 days.
Britain Faces Travel Bans Amid Soaring Delta Variant Infections
Several countries have imposed restrictions on travelers from Britain amid rising cases of the delta variant of the coronavirus which was first detected in India.
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