Coronavirus shielding advice to end on 1 April – Hancock

More than 3.7 million people in England will no longer have to stay at home to avoid the virus. Source link

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid jab safe, insists Hancock

People should “get the jab”, the health secretary says, after some countries suspend its use. Source link

Covid-19: More than 20 million in UK have had first jab – Hancock

The health secretary says it is “a magnificent achievement” and “the vaccine is our route out”. Source link

Matt Hancock: 'This is on everyone to act together to hit deadline dates'

Hancock stressed that the rules still need to be followed despite the announcement of the easing of lock down road map. Source link

World Health Organization backs Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid jab 'for all adults' | ITV News

Scientists at the World Health Organization have said the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine is recommended for use in all adults. The newly published report … source

Covid: Matt Hancock acted 'unlawfully' over pandemic contracts

In a ruling delivered on Friday, Mr Justice Chamberlain said: “There is now no dispute that, in a substantial number of cases, the secretary of state breached his legal obligation to publish contract award notices within 30 days of the award of contracts. Source link

Matt Hancock: 'Third of social care staff' still not vaccinated

The health secretary has said that about two thirds of social care staff have received their first coronavirus vaccine, while urging those who have not to come forward. Matt Hancock told the BBC a jab had now been offered to everyone in the UK’s top four priority groups. In total, more than 15 million people… Continue reading Matt Hancock: 'Third of social care staff' still not vaccinated