Vaccines and immunisation

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Ted Cruz bashes new Sesame Street video discussing Covid vaccine for children
The Texas senator objects that the spot – in which Elmo’s dad decides to vaccinate his son – cites no scientific evidence

Samira Asma-Sadeque

29, Jun, 2022 @1:35 PM

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‘You get goosebumps from the data’: hopes rise for new malaria vaccine
The disease is a leading killer of under fives across Africa. But trials for a new vaccine suggest an end to the death toll could be in sight

Lizzy Davies in Kilifi. Photography by Luis Tato for the Guardian

27, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Vaccinologist Sarah Gilbert: ‘We need to be better prepared for a new pandemic’
The woman who co-developed the AstraZeneca vaccine on reassuring doubters, her new book and having a baby penguin named after her

Kate Kellaway

26, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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US Covid-19 vaccine rollout for under-fives must overcome hesitancy
For many parents the availability of vaccination to the youngest age group is not before time but others plan to ‘wait and see’

Melody Schreiber

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Britain is being hit by a new wave of Covid – so what do we do now?
Health experts answer the key questions arising from the latest surge in infections

Robin McKie Science Editor

25, Jun, 2022 @4:09 PM

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Covid vaccines cut global death toll by 20m in first year, study finds
First major analysis examines impact across 185 countries since first jab was administered in December 2020

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

24, Jun, 2022 @12:35 PM

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Low polio vaccination rates among teenagers risks ‘virulent infection’ in UK
Experts’ warning comes after data shows less than half 13 to 14-year-olds received booster in parts of England last year

Hannah Devlin and Heather Stewart

23, Jun, 2022 @5:03 PM

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Britain is being swamped by yet another Covid wave – how can we stop them coming? | Kit Yates
No, Matt Hancock, we are not ‘past the pandemic’. And we won’t be until the world’s population is vaccinated, says Kit Yates of the University of Bath

Kit Yates

23, Jun, 2022 @11:42 AM

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Moderna to build UK’s first mRNA vaccine research and manufacturing centre
US biotech firm agrees £1bn deal with government for centre to combat Covid and other illnesses

Julia Kollewe

22, Jun, 2022 @2:52 PM

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Monkeypox vaccines rolled out more widely in UK as cases near 800
Jabs will be offered to some men at higher risk of exposure, even if not a confirmed contact of a case

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

21, Jun, 2022 @5:04 PM

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UK scientists urge higher uptake of Covid boosters among elderly
Fifth of people over 75 in England have not had fourth vaccine, raising concern as case rate rises again

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

21, Jun, 2022 @2:44 PM

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CDC recommends Covid vaccines for infants, toddlers and preschoolers
Children as young as six months will be able to get shots from either Pfizer or Moderna after Friday’s FDA approval

Edward Helmore

18, Jun, 2022 @7:56 PM

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