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Britain’s Covid vaccine drive-out has slashed death rate among over-80s

Britain’s Covid vaccine drive-out has slashed death rate among over-80s: Elderly now only make up 40% of all victims – down from two-thirds at peak of the pandemic… but experts warn rapid spread of cases will cause trend to U-turn At the peak of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, over-80s made up two… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations, study finds A new study looked at two hypothetical scenarios: one in which no COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the U.S. and one in which half as many were given If only half as many doses had been administered, there would have… Read More »

Covid-19 news: UK shares vaccine data to help EU approve travellers

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Health worker displays empty vials of the Covishield vaccine. Mahesh Kumar A/AP/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5.30pm on 2 July UK prime minister “very confident” that those who received… Read More »