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UK Approves Covid Jab For Under-12s As New Daily Cases Top 1 Lakh
Britain's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said it had approved a new lower-dose formulation of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot after finding it was "safe and effective" for children aged five to 11.
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.
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 children aged 12 to 15 to be offered Covid jab
UK’s four chief medical officers decide to set aside view of vaccine watchdog that benefits of jabs were too minimal to justify them
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
Israel's COVID-19 surge shows the world what's coming next
Infections jumped because of the prevalence of cases among the unvaccinated
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-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.
Delta variant renders herd immunity from Covid ‘mythical’
Head of Oxford Vaccine Group rules out overall immunity, but also questions need for booster jabs
UK faces difficult choices on future Covid vaccination strategy
Analysis: should vaccines be used for children and booster shots or go toward the global effort to save lives?
Covid: Jabs for 16 and 17-year-olds to start within weeks
All 16 and 17-year-olds in the UK will start being offered a first dose of the Covid jab within weeks, after a recommendation from vaccine experts.
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
UK children about to turn 18 could be first in Covid vaccine queue
Those with underlying conditions could also be prioritised in any jab programme, minister suggests
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.
Vaccines From Pfizer, AstraZeneca Protect Against Delta Strain
The findings, presented in a research letter published in The Lancet, come as U.K. officials wrestle with whether to delay a lift in pandemic restrictions as the delta variant spreads.
UK doctors urge public to get fully vaccinated as Delta variant spreads
Study finds Delta has nearly double risk of hospitalisation compared with previously dominant Alpha
Covid: Give jabs to poorer hotspots before boosters, urges WHO envoy
Wealthy countries including the UK should send spare vaccine doses to virus-hit nations before organising booster jabs, a World Health Organization (WHO) official has said.
Covid: More than 10m people fully vaccinated in UK
More than 10 million people in the UK have received a second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to the latest government figures.
Quarter of deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales not caused by virus itself, govt statistics show
In roughly a quarter of deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales, people actually died ‘with’ the coronavirus rather than ‘from’ it, new weekly data from the government reveals.
Covid vaccine: All over-50s and high risk groups offered first dose
All over-50s and those in high-risk groups in the UK have now been offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the government has announced.
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