Covid vaccine: We need answers on autumn booster plan, say health leaders

The government has already promised a Covid booster rollout but it is yet to set out how it will work. Source link

Group Wants FDA Leaders Ousted Over Alzheimer's Drug Approval

Advocates Who Backed Approval Decry Cost Aducanumab had a rocky road to approval but had unwavering backing from the Alzheimer’s Association and at least one other organization, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association was particularly outspoken in its support, and, as reported by Medscape in March, was accused of potential conflict of interest by… Continue reading Group Wants FDA Leaders Ousted Over Alzheimer's Drug Approval

G7 leaders pledge 1bn doses of vaccines for poorer countries – Johnson

G7 leaders pledge one billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines for poorer countries, says PM Boris Johnson. Source link

G7: World leaders promise one billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer nations

After the first meeting of world leaders in two years, Mr Johnson said “the world was looking to us to reject some of the selfish, nationalistic approaches that marred the initial global response to the pandemic and to channel all our diplomatic, economic and scientific might to defeating Covid for good”. Source link

Covid: Black leaders blame lower vaccine take-up on racism

As time has gone on, the fear of being a guinea pig has lessened, said Evelyn Akoto, public health leader for the London borough of Southwark, which has one of the biggest black communities in the country. So many people in the wider population have been vaccinated, that it has become clear no single group… Continue reading Covid: Black leaders blame lower vaccine take-up on racism

Coronavirus: EU urges unity as leaders meet for key vaccine summit

The president of the EU parliament says members must work together, as tensions rise over supplies. Source link

Coronavirus vaccines: PM to telephone EU leaders in bid to stop export ban being imposed

EU leaders will hold a virtual summit on Thursday to discuss the fate of vaccines made on the continent. Source link