Boris Johnson offers to set a ‘time limit’ on vaccine certificates to answer critics’ fears

A ‘time limit’ of less than a year could be imposed on the vaccine passport scheme to head off a Tory revolt on the issue, the Mail can reveal. Boris Johnson will give the green light on Monday to the development of a system of ‘vaccine certification’ as he looks to reinvigorate the economy. Ministers … Read more

Mortality rate rose 15.9% in 2020 and 5% of all COVID death certificates listed virus as only cause

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published two new reports on the extent to which COVID-19 contributed to U.S. deaths in 2020.  In one of the studies, researchers found that the virus caused the U.S. mortality rate to rise nearly 16 percent. They also determined that COVID killed 91.5 out of every … Read more

Oliver Dowden says Government is considering Covid ‘certificates’

The Culture Secretary today said coronavirus ‘certificates’ were being considered as a way of getting people back to large events this summer – but sparked confusion when he failed to answer how many fans would be allowed in stadiums.  Oliver Dowden said ministers were reviewing the possibility of introducing a document providing proof that a person … Read more

Police examine 15k death certificates at scandal-hit ‘Dr Opiate’ Gosport War Memorial hospital

Former naval officer Stan Carby was just 65 when he was sent to the hospital for rehabilitation following a series of mini-strokes.  A large man, his weight ruled out being looked after at home and he was admitted to Daedalus ward at lunchtime on 26 April 1999. His daughter Debbie Mackay, 54, a secretary from Gosport, … Read more

Cladding victims preyed on by fire safety fraudsters: Thousands of flat certificates may be fakes

Leaseholders are being charged thousands of pounds for forged fire safety certificates needed to prove their homes are safe from dangerous cladding, the Mail can reveal. More than a thousand homeowners desperate to know if they are living in fire-trap flats have been shocked to discover that crucial reports have been forged or signed off … Read more

Digital ‘Covid certificates’ being considered by Boris Johnson in bid to open up bars and theatres

A mobile phone app could serve as a Covid ‘passport’ to enter pubs and theatres under plans being considered by Boris Johnson. The Prime Minister is examining proposals that would allow business, hospitals or schools to demand proof that someone has been vaccinated – or has tested negative for the virus. One idea would see the … Read more

Digital travel vaccine certificates backed by Cabinet ministers and could be used by March

Cabinet ministers have backed the use of vaccine certificates for travellers wanting to head abroad this year. The certificates will verify Covid inoculations and will be developed by the government, following the likes of Greece, Spain, Poland, Iceland and Portugal to commit to similar schemes. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps will head up the programme which … Read more

Fraudsters are selling airline passengers FAKE Covid negative test certificates

Criminal gangs are selling forged Covid certificates at airports for hundreds of pounds, it emerged today.   Several countries, including Britain, require proof of a recent negative test from all international arrivals – but gangs are helping people slip through the net for as little as £35.  Europol issued a warning about the documents as it … Read more

Dubai playboy, 21, flogging fake £75 coronavirus negative test certificates

A playboy scammer is putting lives at risk by selling fake negative coronavirus certificates so Britons can travel abroad. Danyal Sajid, 21, told undercover reporters he had already sold up to 50 of the documents, which are required for entry by many countries. But as well as selling them individually, the bank worker runs the … Read more

People could get ‘immunity certificates’ after coronavirus vaccine, SAGE says

People are so unlikely to get Covid-19 a second time that they could be given ‘immunity certificates’ after a vaccine or confirmed illness, SAGE says By Sam Blanchard Senior Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: 16:48 GMT, 4 December 2020 | Updated: 17:08 GMT, 4 December 2020 People are so unlikely to get Covid-19 a second … Read more