Fewer than 2% of frail and elderly people admitted to hospital after a Covid-19 vaccine experienced coronavirus symptoms three weeks after a single dose of the jab, data shows.
Uptake of coronavirus vaccines among all ethnic minority groups has tripled since February, England’s top GP has said.
With the Covid-19 vaccination programme now under way, we've put together a collection of Covid vaccine tracker charts to monitor the progress of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout across the UK.
A single dose of a coronavirus vaccine triggers an immune response in around 70% of patients with the blood and bone marrow cancer, myeloma, according to a new study.
The variant of coronavirus first identified in India is likely to become a “variant of concern” which could potentially lead to the country being put on the UK’s travel “red list”, an immunology expert has said.
Ben Shephard has said the “sun seems a bit brighter” after he got his Covid-19 jab.
Imported coronavirus variants are unlikely to set lockdown easing back to “square one” because immunity from vaccines “won’t just disappear”, according to a key figure on the UK’s immunisation committee.
Twitter has confirmed some users may be experiencing an outage on its platform.
If I could have been remotely fashed, I’d have shot off an ‘Angry Of Aiberdeen’ email to the Beeb.
The First Minister has said she was “emotional” after receiving her first Covid-19 vaccine and paid tribute to NHS staff involved in the rollout.
No decisions have been made on an autumn coronavirus vaccination booster programme, but any campaign may be directed at the top four priority groups, an expert has said.
Care home staff in England could be required to get a coronavirus vaccine as a condition of deployment to protect elderly residents, the Government has said.
In a stinging rebuke to AstraZeneca, the EU has announced plans to negotiate a massive contract extension for Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine, saying the bloc had to go with companies that had shown their value in the pandemic.
Downing Street has defended the production of a film about the UK’s “extraordinary” vaccine programme which is yet to be released more than a month after a trailer was posted online.
A major UK study looking at whether Covid-19 vaccines can be safely mixed for the first and second doses is being expanded to include two additional jabs.
People over 16 in households of adults with a weakened immune system are to be prioritised for Covid-19 jabs in Wales.
Britain is still on track to offer a Covid-19 vaccine to all UK adults by the end of July – despite a pause in the rollout of the Janssen vaccine in Europe, officials have confirmed.
Johnson & Johnson has said it is delaying the rollout of its coronavirus vaccine in Europe amid a US probe into reports of rare blood clots in some recipients.
Backed by an international concert hosted by Selena Gomez and headlined by Jennifer Lopez, Global Citizen is unveiling an ambitious campaign to help medical workers in the world’s poorest countries quickly receive Covid-19 vaccines.
Around 1.3 million vulnerable people are yet to take up the offer of a Covid-19 jab, according to new estimates.
The US is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
A 28-year-old solicitor has become one of the first people in England to receive the Moderna jab as part of the mass Covid-19 vaccination programme.
NHS patients in England are to receive the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from Tuesday, officials have confirmed.
The coronavirus pandemic is at a “critical point” and people need a “reality check” as restrictions are eased, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert has warned.
Wales has become the first nation of the UK to give a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine to half its population.
The rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme to under 50s in England could begin imminently as the deadline to offer the jab to highest risk group approaches.
South Korea has said it will resume administering AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine to all eligible people between the ages of 30 and 60.
Varying coronavirus health outcomes are the result of “intersecting forms of disadvantage”, including structural inequalities faced by certain communities, experts have said.
French health officials have said that people under 55 who received a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine should get other vaccines for their second shot because of an extremely rare risk of a blood clotting disorder.
So, Aberdeenshire Council are the first authority in Scotland to have an official Alba Party group – Leigh Wilson, Alastair Bews and Brian Topping.