Vaccines and immunisation

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Monkeypox vaccine second doses available for most at risk, says UKHSA
Sexual health clinics will continue to prioritise offering first doses but some will offer second shots

Nadeem Badshah

23, Sep, 2022 @9:09 PM

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Covid hospitalisations rise by nearly 20% in a week in England
People urged to get a Covid booster jab if eligible and to stay at home if ill as number of positive tests and patients admitted to hospital on the rise

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @5:15 PM

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Covid vaccination rates in US children under five lag despite effectiveness
Biden’s recent announcement that the pandemic is ending could slow process further, as parents question the necessity of shots

Melody Schreiber

22, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘The strain is the worst of my lifetime’: how Bill Gates is staying optimistic
Covid and Ukraine war were major setbacks in pursuit of global development goals, philanthropist admits, but cutting back on aid would be ‘tragic’

Tracy McVeigh

13, Sep, 2022 @4:01 AM

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New malaria vaccine comes a step closer as experts say it’s ‘the best yet’
Chance to eradicate diseases such as malaria could be lost and UK innovation squandered if global health investment is cut, jab co-creator tells PM

Lizzy Davies

07, Sep, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Covid vaccine could soon become annual shot, White House advisers say
Transition to single annual coronavirus shot is an ‘important milestone’ in the pandemic, says Ashish Jha

Nina Lakhani in New York

07, Sep, 2022 @1:08 PM

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Anger at plans to roll back Covid vaccines to under-11s in England
Children aged 5-11 will no longer be offered Covid jabs, except those in clinical risk groups, UKHSA confirms

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

06, Sep, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Millions in England to be invited for Covid booster from Monday
NHS launches autumn drive with jabs offered first to care home staff and residents, and housebound people

Guardian staff and agency

03, Sep, 2022 @7:44 AM

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There’s some good news in the battle against long Covid | Danny Altmann
UK cases are falling – and scientists around the world are getting closer to being able to define and treat long Covid, says professor of immunology Danny Altmann

Danny Altmann

31, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A mutated virus, anti-vaxxers and a vulnerable population: how polio returned to the US
In July, a young man in the New York area was diagnosed with polio – how did a disease America snuffed out in the 70s rebound?

Dana Smith

29, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UK science superpower claim is ‘bollocks’, says ex-vaccines chief
Dame Kate Bingham aghast at civil service database changes that ‘will deter’ volunteers from signing up

Robin McKie

27, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Monkeypox cases appear to be declining in some large US cities
Experts say the trend in New York, Chicago and San Francisco appears to be linked to immunity and behavior changes

Guardian staff and agencies

26, Aug, 2022 @9:23 PM

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