• Coronavirus: Spain to keep registry of those who refuse Covid vaccine

    Added On : 29th December 2020

    Spain is to set up a registry of people who refuse to be vaccinated against coronavirus and share it with other European Union nations, the health minister has said.

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  • Coronavirus: Fresh air 'forgotten weapon' in fight

    Added On : 28th December 2020

    For one GP, the very thought of people keeping windows tight shut "makes his head explode with anger".

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  • Covid: Post-exposure antibody protection trialled

    Added On : 27th December 2020

    Ten people have been given antibodies as a form of emergency protection after being exposed to coronavirus, in the first trial of its kind.

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  • New coronavirus variant: What do we know?

    Added On : 22nd December 2020

    The rapid spread of a new variant of coronavirus has been blamed for the introduction of strict tier four mixing rules for millions of people, harsher restrictions on mixing at Christmas in England, Scotland and Wales, and other countries placing the UK on a travel ban.

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  • Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: Bogus reports, accidental finds - the story of the jab

    Added On : 17th December 2020

    In the early hours of Saturday 11 January, Prof Teresa Lambe was woken up by the ping of her email. The information she had been waiting for had just arrived in her inbox: the genetic code for a new coronavirus, shared worldwide by scientists in China.

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  • 'New variant' of coronavirus identified in England

    Added On : 16th December 2020

    A new variant of coronavirus has been found which is growing faster in some parts of England, MPs have been told.

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  • Rich countries hoarding Covid vaccines, says People's Vaccine Alliance

    Added On : 14th December 2020

    Rich countries are hoarding doses of Covid vaccines and people living in poor countries are set to miss out, a coalition of campaigning bodies warns.

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  • Covid: Trials to test combination of Oxford and Sputnik vaccines

    Added On : 13th December 2020

    UK and Russian scientists are teaming up to trial a combination of the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines to see if protection against Covid-19 can be improved.

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  • Covid vaccine: What you need to know about vaccine safety

    Added On : 10th December 2020

    In any conversation about vaccine safety, there is one statistic worth holding on to: one in 1,000.

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  • Safety data on Pfizer jab released by US

    Added On : 9th December 2020

    US regulators have confirmed the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine is 95% effective, paving the way for it to be approved for emergency use.

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