England’s deputy chief medical officer said he is delighted that his mother has “some protection against this deadly virus” after she had her Covid-19 vaccination.
The 79-year-old mother of England’s deputy chief medical officer has had her coronavirus vaccination.
Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has said Britain is in a Grand National-style race to beat coronavirus, in his latest metaphor on the pandemic.
England’s deputy chief medical officer has donned protective clothing to help provide coronavirus vaccinations.
The current coronavirus vaccines should remain effective against mutations for months, England’s deputy chief medical officer has said.
Increasing the social distancing recommendation would have little impact on controlling the spread of coronavirus as the new variant is unlikely to make the virus travel further, England’s deputy chief medical officer has said.
Care home residents will get the newly-approved Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine from next week, the Health Secretary has confirmed.
The approval of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine will bring hope to care home residents and elderly people who cannot leave their homes.
England’s chief medical officer has compared risking seeing the maximum number of households allowed over Christmas to speeding down an icy road at 70mph.
Do not ditch the face masks just yet, the Government’s chief scientific adviser has warned, on the day the country woke to news that the very first dose of the Pfizer vaccine had been administered.
The international community has raised eyebrows over how quickly the UK approved a Covid-19 vaccine, with America’s top infectious disease expert questioning the level of scrutiny.
Professor Jonathan Van-Tam says he has told his 78-year-old mother she must have the Covid-19 vaccine.
If people want social distancing to come to an end they need to take the coronavirus vaccine when it is offered to them, the deputy chief medical officer has said.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock offered to get vaccinated live on television to help convince people the coronavirus jab is safe.
Health officials must do more to provide the public with information about Covid-19 vaccines to encourage uptake, according to an article in a medical journal.
Families could be allowed to meet for up to a week over Christmas as part of a UK-wide relaxation of coronavirus rules, it has been reported.
The Health Secretary has formally asked the medicines regulator to assess the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for use in the UK.
People over the age of 50 will be entitled to a free flu vaccine from the beginning of next month as part of an expanded jab rollout in the face of the “twin threats” of flu and coronavirus.
Leading doctors have said it is “vital that lessons are learned” from the pandemic as the UK’s official coronavirus death toll exceeded 50,000.
Boris Johnson has said everyone who is eligible should “definitely” get a coronavirus vaccine as the official UK death toll from the disease passed 50,000.
Boris Johnson has pledged to have the coronavirus vaccine as England’s deputy chief medical officer said he would be happy to work evenings and weekends to vaccinate people himself.
Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has been a plain-speaking voice of calm authority in uncertain times.
Political leaders in the North East have argued against being put in Tier 3 of the coronavirus restrictions, saying it would cause economic damage for “no reason”.