• 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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  • Covid vaccine: GPs in England to begin offering Pfizer jab

    Added On : 15th December 2020

    Covid vaccinations will start being given to patients from GP surgeries in England as part of the next stage of the rollout of the programme.

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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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  • Covid: Biden vows 100m vaccinations for US in first 100 days

    Added On : 8th December 2020

    US President-elect Joe Biden has set a goal of 100 million Covid vaccinations in his first 100 days in office.

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  • Coronavirus: Losing a baby during the pandemic

    Added On : 7th December 2020

    Suffering a miscarriagSuffering a miscarriage or stillbirth in normal times is often a difficult, isolating and lonely experience.e or stillbirth in normal times is often a difficult, isolating and lonely experience.

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  • Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK

    Added On : 6th December 2020

    The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination.

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