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Prince Andrew: Just 6% believe duke's answers over Epstein
Sky News asked people what they thought of a controversial interview the duke did with BBC Newsnight.
Bank cuts ties with Prince Andrew scheme
Standard Chartered has become the second corporate partner to sever ties with the Duke of York's business mentoring initiative, Pitch@Palace.
President Trump Announces FDA Approval of Hydroxychloroquine for Treatment of Coronavirus
President Donald Trump says "big progress" has already been made in the US on developing a vaccine for COVID-19.
Children in care can be vaccinated against their parents’ wishes without court order, UK judges rule
A UK appeals court has ruled that children in state care may receive “routine vaccinations” even when parents are opposed, adding that no court order is needed for the shots because they are in the child’s “best interests.”
Prince William hails 'incredibly exciting' work done by Oxford Uni vaccine team
The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the ‘fascinating’ and ‘incredibly exciting’ work being done in the UK to find a coronavirus vaccine.
Russia's UK ambassador rejects coronavirus vaccine hacking allegations
Russia's ambassador to the UK has rejected allegations that his country's intelligence services tried to steal coronavirus vaccine research.
Don't hold your breath for a coronavirus vaccine. Here are the 7 biggest challenges we still need to overcome.
Drugmakers, scientists, and governments are racing to develop a coronavirus vaccine at unprecedented speeds.. It seems possible, or even likely, that a vaccine could be available by early 2021.. But there are countless obstacles to creat...
Covid-19 vaccine success to hinge on global immunisation programme
Most of the world’s people need to be inoculated to achieve ‘herd immunity’ to significantly slow or stop transmission, experts say. ‘Worst case scenario is vaccine nationalism, where countries take a me first or me only attitude,’ healt...
President of Mexico says he is willing to get Russia's vaccine against Covid-19
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said on Monday that he would be willing to apply Russia's vaccine against the coronavirus if it was effective.
When could coronavirus be over?
Coronavirus cases continue to rise across the UK, with the latest cities facing a local lockdown including Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool.
Oxford vaccine trial paused as participant falls ill
Final clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, have been put on hold after a participant had an adverse reaction in the UK.
UK’s chief scientific adviser has £600,000 of shares in vaccine maker contracted by govt – reports
UK Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance reportedly holds a bonus of tens of thousands of shares in a pharma giant developing a Covid-19 vaccine for the government. Yet, London says there is no conflict of interest.
Nvidia pledges to build Britain’s largest supercomputer following $40 billion bid for Arm
U.S. chipmaker Nvidia pledged Monday to build a £40 million ($52 million) supercomputer in Cambridge, England, weeks after announcing it intends to buy British rival Arm for $40 billion.
US won't rely on UK for Covid vaccine safety tests, says Nancy Pelosi
House speaker says UK system is not on a par with US’s ‘very stringent rules’ about vaccines
Coronavirus: Ethnic-minority vaccine volunteers needed
Researchers want more British people belonging to ethnic minorities to sign up for coronavirus vaccine trials.
Britain's spies defending COVID-19 vaccine work, MI5 chief says
British spies are trying to defend COVID-19 vaccine work against hostile powers that seek to either steal or sabotage research data in the race for the global prize of a jab that could provide immunity, the head of MI5 said on Wednesday.
Britain Accuses Russia of Vaccine Disinformation Campaign
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Friday accused Russia of mounting a worldwide disinformation campaign aimed at eroding public confidence in Western coronavirus vaccines, calling the action "reprehensible" at a time when countri...
Britain to infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus in vaccine challenge trials
British scientists said Tuesday they will launch the world's first human challenge trials for covid-19, in which healthy volunteers will be deliberately infected with the coronavirus in hopes of further speeding the drive to a vaccine.
Time to Reset Expectations for World Economy With Virus Untamed
Investors banking on a coronavirus vaccine to save the world economy in 2021 need to temper their ambitions as scientists increasingly warn of a long and difficult road ahead.
‘We’re not there yet’: British health minister dashes hopes AstraZeneca vaccine could be ready before Christmas
The British minister of health has rebuffed claims that a UK vaccine could be widely distributed in 2020, adding that his “central expectation” is for roll-out in the first half of 2021.
Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s vaccine is the start of the end of the pandemic
Its 90% effectiveness is as good as it gets, and bodes well for other vaccines. But getting them quickly to the right people will be hard
UK prime minister slams anti-vax ‘nonsense’, tells Brits to get the Covid-19 jab when it’s their turn
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit out at anti-vaxxers and claimed that he has no hesitation about getting the Covid vaccine himself, adding that everyone should receive the jab once it’s available to them.
UK Has Secured Five Million Doses Of Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine, Says Minister
Britain had previously secured supply deals for a total of 350 million vaccine doses from six different suppliers, including Pfizer Inc.
Covid: Oxford vaccine shows 'encouraging' immune response in older adults
The Oxford coronavirus vaccine shows a strong immune response in adults in their 60s and 70s, raising hopes that it can protect age groups most at risk from the virus.
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