Britain’s vaccine postcode lottery ‘means healthy adults in their TWENTIES are getting jabs’

Some regional NHS sites have started dishing out Covid jabs to healthy people in their twenties, it emerged today in another example of the UK’s vaccine postcode lottery. Despite national guidance stating only the top six priority groups should currently be invited for the jab, there have been growing reports of younger Brits who are … Read more

EU is set to receive 90 MILLION fewer AstraZeneca jabs

Europe’s vaccine chaos is set to continue into the spring with as many as 90million doses missing from AstraZeneca shipments in the second quarter of 2021.  An EU official involved in talks with the firm says the company has warned that it may deliver only half of its promised 180million doses from April to June.  … Read more

Gavin Williamson claims Britain’s lagging Covid vaccination drive ISN’T down to lack of jabs

Gavin Williamson has claimed there are no coronavirus vaccine supply issues, despite Britain’s roll-out suffering its worst slump in a month.   The Education Secretary insisted today there was ‘no problem’ with deliveries of doses and said ‘there will always be some days’ when uptake dips lower.  Figures show just 150,000 Covid vaccines jabs were dished … Read more

Covid jabs could be compulsory for medics and care staff says Professor Chris Whitty

Step One Part One: March 8 From March 8, all pupils and students will return to schools and colleges across England. So-called wrap-around childcare will also be allowed to resume, paving the way for after and before school clubs to reopen. People will be allowed to meet one other person outside for recreation, for example, … Read more

Israel reopens economy after almost HALF population get jabs as second Pfizer dose cuts Covid risk

Israel reopened swathes of its economy today, with the government saying that the move was enabled by a Covid-19 vaccination drive that has reached almost half the population.   While shops are now open to all, Israeli‘s must carry a vaccine passport if they want to visit gyms, hotels and theatres.  The innovative ‘green pass’ is … Read more

MPs blast ‘send jabs abroad’ demand from the new head of the World Trade Organisation

MPs blast ‘send jabs abroad’ demand after the new head of the World Trade Organisation called for rich countries to send vaccines to poorer nations ‘now’ WTO chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said: ‘I don’t think we should wait to get surplus’  MPs reacted by arguing that Government’s first duty is to protect its own people Boris … Read more

Only 50% of appointments for Covid jabs at mass centre in Manchester are being taken up

Only half of appointments for coronavirus vaccines are being used at Manchester’s mass vaccination centre, it was revealed today, as Andy Burnham called for the rollout to be expanded to stop doses going to waste. The mayor of Greater Manchester said the jabs are just ‘sitting in fridges’ at the Etihad stadium’s hub, and warned … Read more

Boris Johnson will pledge to give millions of UK’s surplus Covid-19 vaccine jabs to poorer countries

Britain is to donate millions of surplus vaccine doses to poorer countries, Boris Johnson will announce today. The Prime Minister’s pledge could see developing nations benefit before the end of the year if the UK vaccination programme goes to plan. As Britain takes over the G7 presidency, Mr Johnson will also urge other world leaders … Read more

First real-world data shows Oxford and Pfizer jabs cut TWO THIRDS of Covid cases and transmissions

The first ‘real-world’ data examining the impact of vaccines suggests the Oxford and Pfizer jabs cut two thirds of infections and transmissions. The data, which supports Britain’s policy of widening the time between doses, will show one shot of either of the vaccines will have that effect on people of all ages. Boris Johnson is expected … Read more

Over-40s to get Covid-19 jabs by end of March: Vaccine age bands will be widened in next phase

Britons as young as 40 could be offered a jab within a few weeks, the Mail can reveal. Government advisers are set to recommend the next phase of the vaccine rollout continues on the basis of age, rather than prioritising key workers. But the age brackets will be wider than before – meaning 40 to … Read more