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Coronavirus latest news: Children aged 12 to 15 to be offered vaccine in some schools from today

Trials have started in Manchester of a new jab to fight Covid-19 variants, with medical professionals hopeful it will offer…

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Tony Blair calls for vaccine passports to prevent another lockdown

The UK should introduce vaccine passports for domestic use or risk being forced into another lockdown, Tony Blair has warned.…

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How finding an effective treatment for snake bite could help the fight against Covid

Covid-19 has been a bitter pill to swallow for all of us. However, its impact has been felt more acutely…

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Coronavirus latest news: Boost for holidays with PM set to drop traffic light system

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday pledged more freedom for vaccinated citizens, even as the country’s second largest state…

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Plants used by South American tribes could provide malaria cure, say Kew scientists

The methodology used by the research team could be employed in other parts of the world to discover local treatments…

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Plague hits Madagascar as Oxford team races to finish the revolutionary vaccine

While antibiotics can treat plague, outbreaks often happen in remote areas and spread quickly. Without treatment, the death rate for…

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Coronavirus latest news: Government ends Valneva vaccine contract amid breach of agreement allegations

Classroom doors swing open for about a million New York City public school students on Monday in the nation’s largest…

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Pfizer intially rejected Covid vaccine as it didn’t think virus would amount to much

Pfizer initially turned down the offer of developing a coronavirus vaccine because its executives thought the virus would be rapidly…

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Coronavirus latest news: Booster programme will be mix and match of vaccines, say Government sources

The Culture Secretary said the UK Government has “no plans” to extend mandatory vaccinations beyond where there is a “clinical…

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Global vaccine scheme cuts supply forecast by 25 per cent

To date, roughly 243 million doses have been delivered to 139 countries through Covax. Forecasts always suggested that there would…

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