Tag Archives: People

One shot of vaccine leaves people vulnerable to new Covid variants warns new study

The situation in India is at crisis point, with hospitals across the country overwhelmed with admissions and oxygen supplies scarce. The rapid escalation is thought to be driven by two coronavirus variants spreading rampantly in the country – the B117 variant first detected in the UK and the new B1617 variant, first detected in India.… Read More »

England’s big PrEP implementation trial releases its enrolment data: young people under-represented

The first data from the large implementation study of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in England, The IMPACT trial, were presented at the joint British HIV Association and British Association of Sexual Health and HIV conference this week. Chief Investigator, Dr Ann Sullivan of London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, told the conference that although there were… Read More »

100,000 people expected to miss Covid jabs this week as HSE halts AstraZeneca

It is expected that up to 100,000 people could miss out on receiving their Covid-19 vaccine jabs this week, as the HSE has cancelled clinics which administer the AstraZeneca vaccine. The HSE has halted the administering of the AstraZeneca vaccine on advice from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC), which reported to find a link… Read More »