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Covid-19: Hospital data key to 21 June lockdown end, says Raab

Covid-19: Hospital data key to 21 June lockdown end, says Raab

After one of the scientists advising the government warned the UK is facing a “substantial” third wave of infections, Mr Raab said: “The crucial thing that we set out in the four tests that we set at the outset of the road map is the link between transmission of the virus, and then the variants, […]

Covid-19: 'We will have a substantial third wave'

Covid-19: 'We will have a substantial third wave'

A Sage government adviser says we will have a substantial third wave, and opening up too soon would lead to an increase of infections. Professor Andrew Hayward told Andrew Marr: “If we were to open up more that will just really fan the flames, and lead to this increasing even faster”. He said a single […]

Vaccinating children against Covid-19

Vaccinating children against Covid-19

Several countries have given emergency approval to the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12-15. But the decision to vaccinate adolescents against Covid-19 is not without controversy. Ros Atkins takes a look at the issues. Video produced by Mary Fuller, Tom Brada, Ben Tobias Source link You Might Also Like! Southern California Is […]

Delta Variant and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Know

Delta Variant and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Know

Highlights: Study finds two doses needed to block Delta variant. 6,000 die from COVID-19 in single day in India. Delta now dominant strain in U.K.  June 10, 2021 — As the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant continues to devastate India and spread to other nations, […]

Covid-19: Vaccines minister says a 'big effort' is needed to vaccinate the world

Covid-19: Vaccines minister says a 'big effort' is needed to vaccinate the world

Boris Johnson has announced that the UK will donate at least 100 million vaccine doses to other countries within the next year. The first doses will be delivered within a few weeks. Speaking before the G7 summit, Mr Johnson said it was a “colossal number of doses.” President Biden has promised half a billion doses […]

Delta variant: NI reduces time between Covid-19 vaccine doses

Delta variant: NI reduces time between Covid-19 vaccine doses

On Thursday, NI Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride said the decision to reduce the interval between vaccine doses had been taken following updated advice from the independent experts at the JCVI, who had considered the latest available evidence on the Delta variant. Source link You Might Also Like! Another new coronavirus variant seen in […]

Covid-19: Government 'open' to delaying 21 June England lockdown end date

Covid-19: Government 'open' to delaying 21 June England lockdown end date

Matt Hancock says 21 June is a “not before” date for ending England’s remaining restrictions. Source link You Might Also Like! Southern California Is Origin of New COVID-19 Variant FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new variant of COVID-19 found in Southern California is coursing across the ENGAGE+ COVID-19 vaccines: Safety, side effects […]

Covid-19: Could a third wave change 21 June plans in England?

Covid-19: Could a third wave change 21 June plans in England?

Rising coronavirus cases have called the planned 21 June relaxing of rules in England into question. Source link You Might Also Like! Southern California Is Origin of New COVID-19 Variant FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new variant of COVID-19 found in Southern California is coursing across the ENGAGE+ COVID-19 vaccines: Safety, side […]

West Virginia to Give Away Guns as COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive

West Virginia to Give Away Guns as COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive

June 2, 2021 — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced new COVID-19 vaccine incentives on Tuesday, including a $1.5 million cash prize, custom-outfitted trucks, and custom hunting rifles and shotguns, according to Forbes. Weekly lotteries will take place from June 20 to Aug. 4, with a drawing for five custom hunting rifles and […]