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Life savers… Plasma boost from million blood donors

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The yellow fluid is packed with infection-fighting antibodies. It is used to make vital medicines […]

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Why has the UK ordered so many vaccines?

Matt Hancock hails ‘good news’ on the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine The UK, Canada and Chile have ordered the highest number of vaccine doses relative to population sizes according to new research. The UK has ordered 367 million doses of seven of the most promising coronavirus vaccines, three of which have been approved for use thus […]

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When will I get the vaccine?

Vaccine: Hancock says UK has five contingency plans for rollout As of today (December 8) the UK’s vaccination programme against Covid-19 has finally begun. The first batches of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine have been allocated to dozens of hospital hubs across Britain. Now the long-awaited national coronavirus vaccination programme has finally started, many are wondering when […]

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Bahrain now 2nd nation to grant Pfizer shot emergency use

The island kingdom of Bahrain said Friday it has become the second nation in the world to grant an emergency-use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech. The state-run Bahrain News Agency made the announcement on Friday night, following an earlier announcement by the United Kingdom on Wednesday, making […]

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Covid vaccine: Can I choose which vaccine I get?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford is highly effective at stopping people developing COVID-19 symptoms according to the latest data. The data shows 70 percent protection, with researchers […]