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COVID-19 Vaccines

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Children in England turning five will no longer be offered a jab – here’s why that’s bad news

5 min read
Vaccinating children against COVID is important. But only 11% of 5- to 11-year-olds in England have received the first dose of COVID vaccine. Where we have safe and effective vaccines, there’s no sense in not rolling them out.

Liz Truss uses leftover vaccine donations to cut up to £300m in foreign aid.

5 min read
The UK government’s decision to count donations of leftover COVID-19 vaccines as foreign aid could effectively slash £300m from this year’s aid spending.

Our current COVID vaccines could soon be updated to target new variants.

5 min read
Against omicron, many of us will have minimal neutralising antibodies left after infection because of the variant’s ability to rapidly mutate. It may be time for a new generation of COVID vaccines.

COVID vaccines for children under five: What parents need to know.

6 min read
As children under five represent the only age group yet to have a COVID-19 vaccine approved for use, Pfizer and Moderna have both recently reported results for their COVID-19 vaccines in the youngest children.

Haven’t had COVID yet? It could be more than just luck.

5 min read
Even taking into account people who have had COVID but didn’t know it, there’s still likely to be a group of people who have never been infected.

Why we can’t ‘boost’ our way out of the COVID-19 pandemic for the long term.

6 min read
Whether repeated COVID-19 vaccine injections may lead to a phenomenon called “immune exhaustion” is a possibility that needs further study.

New COVID wave a reminder the pandemic is far from over.

3 min read
Governments and pharmaceutical companies need to work together in a better way, to deliver vaccines “to every person, everywhere” – not simply in the wealthiest nations — UN chief.
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