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UK recognition of EU’s vaccine effort would not go amiss, says Brussels
Europe could have fully vaccinated 70% of adults before UK reaches its target, says head of EU taskforce
‘Biopolitical surveillance regimes’: Vaccine passports reveal the growing authoritarian tendencies of Western governments
Forcing citizens to carry digital certificates showing that they’ve had the jab - and barring them from events and buildings if they haven’t - is a dangerous step that will create a two-tier society.
UK Covid cases could rise again despite vaccine progress – WHO official
Exclusive: Dr Catherine Smallwood says there is potential for rise unconnected to increases in Europe
UK ministers silent on AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia
Downing Street will not confirm or deny report that more than 700,000 Covid jabs were sent after EU blocked export
Covid: Deaths in England and Wales fall 92% since January peak
Weekly deaths involving coronavirus in England and Wales have dropped 92% since the peak of the second wave in January, according to official figures.
Covid: More than enough vaccines for under-30s, says Hancock
The UK has more than enough supply of the Pfizer and Moderna jabs to vaccinate all adults under 30, the health secretary has said.
UK health secretary denies British govt secretly exported 717,000 AstraZeneca jabs to Australia, despite shortage at home
The British health secretary has dismissed rumours that the government played a role in the secret export of 717,000 Covid-19 vaccines reportedly flown to Australia from the UK, despite London experiencing its own jab shortage.
UK Reassures On AstraZeneca After Advising Under-30s Take Other Vaccines
Officials said the suggestion that under-30s should be offered an alternative did not reflect any serious safety concerns, just a "vanishingly" rare possible side effect.
Australia Halts AstraZeneca Vaccine For Under 50s Over Blood Clot Concerns
In a further setback for Australia's already halting coronavirus vaccine rollout, officials said the AstraZeneca shot should no longer be given to people under the age of 50, unless they had already received a first dose without any ill ...
UK-Made AstraZeneca Vaccines Quietly Sent To Australia: Report
As countries race to vaccinate their populations against the coronavirus, the export of immunisations has come into dispute wherever large numbers of people are awaiting a shot.
AstraZeneca vaccine: How do you weigh up the risks and benefits?
For most people currently being offered the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, the benefits clearly outweigh the risks.
Belgium Restricts AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine To Over 55s
The suspension of the jab for adults aged 18 to 55 is based on "recent scientific advice," the health ministry said in a statement, adding that people in that age bracket would be offered jabs from BioNTech/Pfizer or Moderna instead.
79 Blood Clots, 19 Deaths After Taking AstraZeneca Vaccine
"By the 31st of March over 20 million doses having been given, we have had 79 cases reported. Of the 79 cases, 19 people have sadly died," June Raine, Chief Executive of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said.
UK To Offer AstraZeneca Alternative To Under-30s Over Blood Clot Concerns
"Adults who are aged 18 to 29 years old who do not have an underlying health condition... should be offered an alternative Covid-19 vaccine in preference to the AstraZeneca vaccine," Wei Shen Lim of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and...
UK Starts Moderna Jabs As AstraZeneca Probed
The Moderna vaccine, which is already being delivered in Europe and the United States, joined ones from AstraZeneca-Oxford University and Pfizer-BioNTech in Britain's armoury against Covid-19.
University of Oxford pauses pediatric trial of its vaccine with AstraZeneca, pending review by UK regulator
A pediatric trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been paused pending a review by the UK's medicines regulator of rare blood clot cases in adults, a University of Oxford spokesperson told CNN Tuesday.
No 10 refuses to rule out Covid passports being needed to enter some shops
PM’s spokesman says ‘no detail’ yet on whether clothes stores would require certificates after Labour criticism
UK pauses AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine study on children as drug regulator investigates blood clot risk among adults
A trial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine on children has been suspended while the UK’s drug regulator investigates a potential link to rare blood clots in the brain reported among some adults who have received the jab.
Israel and Chile both led on Covid jabs, so why is one back in lockdown?
Analysis: contrasting national outcomes highlight how easily UK could blow its chances
Covid: Child jabs halted in trial as adult clot link probed
A trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine on children has stopped giving out jabs while the UK's medicines regulator investigates a possible link with rare blood clots in adults.
Covid: Trust regulator on AstraZeneca vaccine safety, Boris Johnson says
People should get their Covid-19 jab when invited, the PM has said, amid concerns about potential side effects of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
AstraZeneca UK Vaccine Trial In Children Paused As Clot Link Probed
It is the latest drama to hit AstraZeneca, which has been embroiled in controversy over its failure to deliver its promised doses to the European Union, and over the jab's efficacy and safety profile.
US Stops AstraZeneca Vaccine Production At Baltimore Plant
J&J said in a statement that it was "assuming full responsibility regarding the manufacturing of drug substance for its COVID-19 vaccine at the Emergent BioSolutions Inc. Bayview facility."
7 Deaths In UK From Blood Clots Among Millions Who Got AstraZeneca Shot
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said in a statement that "Out of the 30 reports up to and including 24 March, sadly 7 have died."
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