Hospital Covid admissions after jab 'very, very small'

Most of those affected were frail and elderly and at high risk of being very unwell, a study finds. Source link

Covid-19: 'Battle not over' amid jab campaign for under-50s

Younger people are being urged to get vaccinated as more than half the population have had one dose. Source link

Covid-19: Hancock welcomes over half of UK getting first jab

The health secretary hails a ‘milestone’ as data shows a further 12m people have received both doses. Source link

Covid vaccines: 'I jumped at the chance to get my jab early'

A 30-year-old man says he “jumped at the chance” when he was offered a Covid-19 jab earlier than expected. Lawrence Dixon, from Cardiff, said he signed up to the reserve list in the morning and received a phone call in the evening asking if he wanted to come down for a vaccine. Dr Emma Ynhell,… Continue reading Covid vaccines: 'I jumped at the chance to get my jab early'

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. Source link

Covid-19: England gets third jab as Moderna rollout begins

It offers an alternative to the AstraZeneca jab for under-30s, after very rare blood clot concerns. Source link

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. Source link

Coronavirus: Pfizer jab 'stopping 91% of cases in first six months'

And another study shows even 96-year-olds are producing an impressive immune response. Source link

Covid: Germany limits use of AstraZeneca Covid jab for under-60s

In the UK, a government spokesperson said: “The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is safe, effective and has already saved thousands of lives in this country. As the UK’s independent regulator has said, when people are called forward, they should get the jab. Source link

Covid jab probably does protect those around you

Until evidence had built up from lots of people being vaccinated, scientists could not say for sure if the jab would stop transmission – and there was concern those vaccinated might stop taking precautions, potentially leading to a rise in infections. Source link