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Vaccine Chief Says UK To Be COVID-Free By Summer

Dr Clive Dix, who became interim head of the Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) last December, has said that the coronavirus will no longer be circulating in the UK by late su

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RPS Wants To Increase Use Of Independent Pharmacist Subscribers

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPS) have made recommendations to increase the use of pharmacist independent subscribers (PIPs) in the UK, the Pharma Times reports. Medic

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Vaccine Rollout Target Hit Early As Mixed Vaccines Trialed

People aged under 50 have been invited to book a vaccine appointment for the first time, as the UK offers the Covid-19 vaccine to people between 45 and 49 after hitting their targets early.

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Under-30s To Be Offered Alternative Vaccine

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the roadmap out of lockdown will not be affected by a decision to offer 18 to 29-year-olds an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine after

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Firm Launches Là Moit Antibacterial Perfume

A Taiwanese company has launched Là Moit, an antibacterial body fragrance that it describes as the ‘perfect COVID perfume’. The Daily Mail reports that Là Moit was initially launch

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UK, US, And EU Confirm Safety Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

After a ‘thorough and careful review’, regulators in the UK and EU have confirmed that there is no evidence that the Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 causes blood

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New Direction For Research Into Drugs For Inflammatory Conditions

Those suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, including multiple sclerosis (MS) and asthma, could be given new treatment options in the future that are based on a peptide found in t

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Pakistan To Receive Oxford Vaccine

The Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccine is to be used in Pakistan, the country’s national health minister Amir Ashraf Khawaja has announced. Mr Khawaja revealed the country will get 45 million

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Maersk To Run First-Ever Methanol Fuelled Freight Ship In 2023

Denmark based logistics firm Maersk has pledged to launch a carbon-neutral ocean liner by 2023, seven years ahead of their schedule. The vessel, which is set to run on either e-methanol

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