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Covid jab could be required for England care home staff

Nearly half of all older adult care homes do not meet recommended vaccine thresholds, the government says. By Source link

Covid-19: US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Following rare blood clots, the company says it will also delay the vaccine rollout in Europe. By Source link

Covid lockdown eases: 'Sense of celebration' as pubs and shops reopen

Shoppers rushed back to the high street, where long queues were seen outside some retailers. By Source link

Covid-19: India vaccination crosses 100 million doses

But despite the huge inoculation drive, India has just registered another record increase in cases. By Source link

Coronavirus: UK reports largest number of second jabs in one day

A total of 450,136 second doses were received on Friday - with 106,878 first doses also given. By Source link

Coronavirus infections ‘a sixth of January peak’

Cases are people who have tested positive...

Pharmacist says get vaccinated despite brother’s death

A pharmacist whose brother died after having the AstraZeneca vaccine has told the BBC she still feels strongly that people should continue have...

Covid: Under-30s offered alternative to Oxford-AstraZeneca jab

A review finds a "plausible" link to rare blood clots, but says the jab remains beneficial for most. By Source link

Covid: Trust regulator on AstraZeneca vaccine safety, Boris Johnson says

Speaking to an Italian newspaper in a personal capacity, Marco Cavaleri, head of vaccines at the EMA, is reported to have suggested a...

Covid: Tests to be offered twice-weekly to all in England

Dr Susan Hopkins, Covid-19 strategic response director at Public Health England, said rapid testing might find cases that would not otherwise be discovered,...