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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.
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.
Scotland to vaccinate 12 to 15-year-olds from Monday
Scotland is to begin vaccinating children aged between 12 and 15 from Monday of 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.
Covid in Scotland: Decision due 'soon' on jabs for 12-15 year-olds
Scotland will announce a decision on jabs for 12 to 15 year olds "as soon as possible" after it was recommended by the UK's chief medical officers.
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: 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.
Prime Minister says UK must ‘go faster’ with vaccination of 16 and 17-year-olds
The Prime Minister said eligible teenagers were ‘a very important group for potential transmission’
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
UK regulator approves Moderna Covid vaccine for older children
MHRA authorises use of vaccine on those aged 12 to 17, saying it is safe and effective for them
Delta variant renders herd immunity from Covid ‘mythical’
Head of Oxford Vaccine Group rules out overall immunity, but also questions need for booster jabs
French vaccine 'banned in France' thanks to EU is now available for Brexit Britain
FRANCE'S Valneva vaccine availability has been brutally mocked, with a Frexiteer claiming it is "banned" in his country "because of the European Union" and it is now being made available to Britain thanks to Brexit.
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.
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