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The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined
Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the unwelcome decision to cancel Christmas plans for millions of Brits.
Boris Johnson Government Under Spotlight As Covid Cases Rise Again In UK
Coronavirus: For two weeks, the number of new cases in Britain has wavered between 35,000 and 40,000 a day.
Arguing for vax passports and mandates on the basis some schools require polio jabs for kids is infantilizing and dishonest
Once a “conspiracy theory” denigrated by the mainstream media, vaccine passports are becoming increasingly common in so-called liberal democracies.
Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases
Medical science has transformed the pandemic, and the experimental technologies that helped develop vaccines in record time have strapped rocket boosters to scientific ambitions. Could we be entering a golden age of new vaccines?
Vaccine Mix-And-Match Approach Bolsters Antibodies, Says Study
The US government-sponsored trial is the first major US study to compare the effects of using different vaccines as boosters from the initial shot or shots.
Moderna Or Pfizer Booster Works Well For Those Vaccinated With J&J: Study
The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands (Pfizer, Moderna or J&J) for at least 12 weeks.
"Decided Not To Get Vaccinated, Have Highest Immunization": Brazil's Bolsonaro
"I've decided not to get vaccinated. I'm looking at new studies, I already have the highest immunization, why would I get vaccinated?" the Brazilian President said
What we know about Covid-19 jabs for kids
In Israel, more than half of those over 12 years old and some younger children have had a single dose of Covid-19 vaccine – with a few already onto booster jabs. What can we learn from this?
WHO backs Covid-19 booster jab for people with weak immune systems
The World Health Organization has recommended booster shots for people with weak immune systems as they are less likely to respond adequately to the standard course of vaccinations.
Iceland Suspends Moderna Covid Vaccine Over Heart-Inflammation Fears
"As the supply of Pfizer vaccine is sufficient in the territory ... the chief epidemiologist has decided not to use the Moderna vaccine in Iceland," said a statement published on the website of the Health Directorate.
Pfizer Seeks US Authorization Of Covid Vaccine For Ages 5-11
Children have been infected in greater numbers in the latest coronavirus wave driven by the Delta variant, and inoculating young people is seen as key to keeping schools open and helping end the pandemic.
Sweden halts use of Moderna’s Covid vaccine for younger adults amid concerns over rare heart inflammation side effect
The Swedish Public Health Agency has decided to suspend offering Moderna’s Covid vaccine to anyone born in 1991 and later for precautionary reasons, citing the slightly increased risk of heart inflammation following inoculation.
Sweden, Denmark pause Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for younger age groups
Sweden and Denmark said on Wednesday they are pausing the use of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for younger age groups after reports of possible rare cardiovascular side effects.
Spain To Give Third Dose Of Covid Vaccine To 70 Year-Olds
The National Public Health Commission has decided to offer the booster jab vaccinations from late October to elderly people who received a second vaccine dose more than six months ago, the ministry said in a statement.
BioNTech CEO Says New Covid Vaccines Will Be Needed in 2022
The head of Germany’s BioNTech SE, which developed the first Covid-19 vaccine along with Pfizer Inc., said a new formula will probably be needed by mid-2022 to protect against future virus mutations.
Flu and Covid jabs safe to be given at same time, study finds
Clinical trial on joint flu, Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccinations reported only mild to moderate side-effects
Joe Biden To Get Covid Vaccine Booster Shot: White House
Joe Biden will "receive a Covid-19 booster shot in line with" US government health authorities' guidelines, the White House said.
Another 170,000 Pfizer jabs delivered to Hungary
More than 170,000 doses of the COVID vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech were delivered to Hungary during the week, the local unit of Pfizer said, according to portfolio.hu.
European Union To Decide On Covid Booster Shot Next Month
An European Medicines Agency expert also said the "evidence was becoming clearer" on the need for boosters shortly after the first jabs for people with weakened immune systems.
Johnson & Johnson Announces Positive Covid Booster Data
A second shot given 56 days after the first provided 75 percent protection against symptomatic Covid in a global clinical trial, with that level rising to 94 percent in the United States.
Covid-19: How effective is a third vaccine dose?
From squandering global vaccine supplies to the possibility of undermining immunity from the first two doses, booster programmes are a surprisingly complicated business.
Inquiry launched into European Commission chief’s refusal to hand over text messages she exchanged with Pfizer CEO
The European Ombudsman has demanded that Commission President Ursula von der Leyen explain how she lost text messages that she exchanged with the CEO of Pfizer during talks about vaccine procurement.
Biden will hold global Covid ‘summit’ focused on bringing ‘higher level of ambition’ pushing vaccines
US President Joe Biden will be following his highly controversial Covid-19 vaccine mandate with a virtual summit calling for a “higher level of ambition” pushing inoculations.
UK study to test MIXED Covid vaccines on children & teens to determine best approach for 2nd doses
British researchers are set to study the effects of mixed vaccine schedules on children and teens, hoping to figure out whether second doses have the intended immune response in youths amid concerns of possible side effects.
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