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PHE study shows vaccine efficacy against B.1.617.2 variant after two doses  

A new study by Public Health England (PHE) has shown that two doses of the COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against the B.1.617.2 variant...
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Booster COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial launches

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Medicago and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have reported positive interim Phase II clinical trial safety and immunogenicity data for Medicago’s plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine candidate, which has...
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The Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) COVID-19 vaccine candidate has achieved positive results in all adult age groups in a Phase II study with 722...
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The NHS has announced a £160 million initiative to tackle waiting lists and develop a blueprint for elective recovery as early reports show the...
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Working in collaboration with Carers UK and other global caregiving organisations, Merck has published the first large-scale global Carer Well-Being Index study, as part...
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In a bid to “future-proof the country,” Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that vaccines tailored to tackle COVID-19 variants will...
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Single dose of COVID-19 vaccine can halve household transmission

A new study by Public Health England (PHE) has shown that one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine reduces household transmission by up to half. This...
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Government launches Antivirals Taskforce to identify at-home COVID-19 treatments

A new Antivirals Taskforce has been launched by the government to identify treatments for UK patients who have been exposed to COVID-19 to stop...
EMA confirms possible link between J&J COVID vaccine and unusual blood clots

EMA confirms possible link between J&J COVID vaccine and unusual blood clots

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) safety committee (PRAC) has concluded that a warning about unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be added...

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