Indonesian Navy submarine missing with 53 sailors on board amid fears it sank on military exercise

Indonesian Navy submarine goes missing with 53 sailors on board amid fears it sank to the bottom of a 2,300ft trough during military exercises off Bali By Rachael Bunyan For Mailonline and Reuters Published: 11:57 BST, 21 April 2021 | Updated: 11:57 BST, 21 April 2021 An Indonesian Navy submarine with 53 people on board … Read more

Under-40s could be asked to take an alternative Covid vaccine over AstraZeneca blood clots fears

AstraZeneca‘s vaccine may also be restricted for under-40s when Britain’s immunisation drive moves down to younger age groups, it was claimed today.  Medical watchdogs will assess data on the jab’s links to extremely rare blood clots in ‘scrupulous detail’ in order to paint a clearer picture on the exact risk-benefit ratio. They have already advised … Read more

Elon Musk says he DOES support COVID-19 vaccines – one month after he stoked fears

Elon Musk has now said he does support COVID-19 vaccines because the ‘science is unequivocal’, just one month after he stoked fears about ‘negative reactions’ to second shots. The Tesla boss sought to clarify his views to his over 50 million Twitter followers Wednesday insisting ‘I do support vaccines in general & covid vaccines specifically’ … Read more

Covid UK: Patients are CANCELLING appointments for AstraZeneca vaccinations over blood clot fears

Britons are starting to cancel appointments for the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine amid fears over its link to blood clots, GPs warned today. In what could be a major blow to vaccine uptake, doctors said they had been inundated with patients of all ages requesting to be given an alternative to the AZ jab. The concern comes … Read more

Kennel Club fears Otterhound, Dandie Dinmont Terrier and Skye Terrier dog breeds close to extinction

There are fears the Otterhound, Dandie Dinmont Terrier and the Skye Terrier are on the brink of extinction after just 121 puppies were born last year. Puppies like Labradors and French Bulldogs have seen record sales during the Covid lockdown, but the same cannot be said for the Otterhound, one of Britain’s oldest dog breeds that dates back … Read more

Fears for British steel jobs as Gupta’s Australian business crumbles 

Fears for thousands of British steel jobs as Sanjeev Gupta’s Australian business crumbles By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 Fresh fears have been raised about UK steel jobs after Sanjeev Gupta’s empire was thrown deeper into crisis.  Two of the tycoon’s … Read more

Covid UK: People waiting for first vaccine dose say they are NOT put off by blood clot fears

People waiting for their first Covid vaccine say they are not put off by blood clot fears – and insist they would still be happy to have AstraZeneca shot.  A review by the drugs watchdog the MHRA found that by the end of March, 79 out of 20million Britons vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine had suffered … Read more

People waiting for first jab say they are NOT put off by blood clot fears

People waiting for their first Covid vaccine say they are not put off by blood clot fears – and insist they would still be happy to have AstraZeneca shot.  A review by the drugs watchdog the MHRA found that by the end of March, 79 out of 20million Britons vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine had suffered … Read more

Suspending AstraZeneca over ‘blood clot’ fears for under-50s would slow Britain’s roll-out by 75%

Britain’s Covid vaccination drive could slow by at least 75 per cent if AstraZeneca‘s jab is banned in people under the age of 50, according to leaked figures which could demolish the Government’s targets for inoculating young people. Vaccine delivery figures from Scotland that were leaked earlier this year show that the British-made vaccine makes … Read more

North Korea says it will not attend Tokyo Olympics over Covid fears

North Korea will not attend this year’s Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, Pyongyang’s sports ministry said, blowing the final whistle on Seoul’s hopes of using the Games to restart talks with its nuclear-armed neighbour. The isolated North’s participation in the last Winter Games, hosted by the South in Pyeongchang, was a key catalyst … Read more