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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Is the Covid vaccine safe?

Busting myths and explaining the facts around vaccines. ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Virus levels falling across most of England, says ONS

Infection levels are down among all age groups and all regions apart from one, data suggests. ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Covid: What are the new tiers and lockdown rules in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?

What are the latest restrictions and rules in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland? ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Covid: Greater Manchester stops care home tests over accuracy fears

The rapid tests picked up five infections out of every 10 found by conventional lab tests. ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Covid-19: UK 'confident' of having 800,000 vaccine doses by next week

Alok Sharma says he expects the doses to arrive for the start of the UK's vaccination programme. ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Who will get the Covid vaccine first?

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightScience Photo LibraryThe UK has become the first country in the world to approve mass use of a Covid vaccine ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Covid: First batch of vaccines arrives in the UK

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersThe first consignment of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine has arrived in the UK.It has been taken to ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Covid-19 vaccine: Who will get the Pfizer vaccine first?

The UK is the first country in the world to approve mass use of a Covid-19 vaccine.It means a lot of people are asking 'When can I get a Covid…
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Fauci apologises for saying UK 'rushed' vaccine

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingDr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease expert, has apologised for remarks that seemed to criticise the ...
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Fauci apologises for UK vaccine approval comments

Dr Anthony Fauci has apologised for appearing to criticise the UK's vaccine approval process.The top US infectious disease expert had previously told CBS News the UK "rushed" approving the Pfizer…
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

Covid-19: Do I have to be vaccinated?

The UK has approved the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for use, and other countries are likely to follow. Many questions have been raised about how the roll-out will work. Ros Atkins…
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December 4, 2020 in COVID

'Covid killed my wife – so I'm taking part in a vaccine trial'

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingWhile one Covid vaccine has been approved for use in the UK and two are awaiting approval, many ...
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Prof Jonathan Van-Tam answers viewers' questions about Covid vaccine

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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Prof Van-Tam uses football analogy to explain Covid timeline

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam used a football analogy to explain how far along we are in the fight against coronavirus.England's deputy chief medical officer, and keen Boston United fan, warned that…
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Covid-19 vaccine: First jabs 'could cut 99% of deaths' – Jonathan Van-Tam

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesUp to 99% of Covid-19 hospitalisations and deaths could be avoided with the first wave of vaccinations, England's deputy ...
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Covid: Are countries under pressure to approve a vaccine?

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersThe UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for ...
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Covid: Your questions answered by Prof Jonathan Van-Tam

England's deputy chief medical officer has been answering questions from members of the British public about Covid-19, including on vaccine safety and effectiveness.Appearing in a live BBC News special, Prof…
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Covid-19: UK surpasses 60,000 deaths

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightPA MediaMore than 60,000 people in the UK have now died within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test, official ...
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Coronavirus: Losing a baby during the pandemic

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingSuffering a miscarriage or stillbirth in normal times is often a difficult, isolating and lonely experience. Add in ...
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine 'dose error' explained

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesOn Monday, the world heard how the UK's Covid vaccine - from AstraZeneca and Oxford University - was highly ...
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Delhi sees deadliest month amid raging pandemic

India has the second highest number of Covid cases in the world. November was the deadliest month for the capital Delhi, which has been struggling to contain the virus, with…
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Crochet is helping pay for my cancer treatment

Suzie Aries has turned a hobby she used to take her mind off her ovarian cancer treatment into a lifeline.The 28-year-old has from east London has been receiving treatment for…
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Covid vaccine: 'The safety of the public will always come first'

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination.Dr June Raine from the MHRA said that the…
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December 3, 2020 in COVID

Covid-19: Do not resuscitate orders may have been used without consent

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesDoctors may have made decisions about "do not resuscitate orders" without consent in the first wave of the pandemic, ...
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