Australia will send thousands of coronavirus vaccine doses to Pacific Islands

Australia will send thousands of coronavirus vaccine doses to Pacific Islands despite blood clot link to AstraZeneca jab meaning Aussies won’t all be immunised until 2022 More than 10,000 vaccination doses will be sent from Australia to Pacific Islands This is despite Australia’s vaccination program being derailed by blood clot link AstraZeneca jab will no … Read more

Moderna boss says his firm is on track to make sure Britain gets all 17million doses

Moderna boss says his firm is on track to make sure Britain gets all 17million doses of its Covid vaccine by the end of the year Dan Staner said the company was on track to deliver all doses by the end of 2021 UK has ordered 17million from the company – enough to inoculate 8.5million … Read more

Britain’s Moderna vaccine rollout begins: 5,000 doses will be given out in Wales TODAY

The first doses of the Moderna Covid vaccine will be given to patients in Wales from today. Jabs will be given out at West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen in what has been hailed as ‘another key milestone’ in the fight against coronavirus.  Five thousand doses of the vaccine were also sent to vaccination centres … Read more

Covid US: 10 MILLION AstraZeneca vaccine doses ruined at Baltimore production plant

The Baltimore plant that discarded 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine threw away up to 15 million doses last year and may have to scrap up to 130 million more due to shoddy factory conditions, it has been reported. Emergent BioSolutions announced last week that it was forced to throw out 15 … Read more

Walgreens under fire for giving second Pfizer Covid shot doses late

Walgreens gave hundreds of thousands of Americans their second doses of Pfizer‘s Covid vaccine a week late, flouting U.S. guidelines and confusing customers, the New York Times has revealed.   Pfizer’s vaccine is authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be given in two doses, spread three weeks apart, while Moderna‘s is given three … Read more

UK dishes out record 400,000 second doses of Covid vaccines

UK dishes out record 400,000 second doses of Covid vaccines as figures show England has now reached 87% of all over-50s By Connor Boyd Assistant Health Editor For Mailonline Published: 16:39 BST, 1 April 2021 | Updated: 16:39 BST, 1 April 2021 Britain administered a record 400,000 second coronavirus vaccine doses on Wednesday, latest official … Read more

15 million doses of J&J vaccine ruined by ingredient mix-up

BREAKING NEWS: Shipments of 15 MILLION doses of Johnson & Johnson’s one dose Covid vaccine will be halted after ingredient mix-up at Baltimore plant Workers at an Emergent BioSolutions plant swapped two ingredients in Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine  The mix-up happened about two weeks ago but does not affect shipments that went out this … Read more

Covid UK: GlaxoSmithKline to ‘fill and finish’ 60million doses of Novavax vaccine

Boris Johnson tonight revealed GlaxoSmithKline will support the manufacturing of up to 60million doses of the Novavax coronavirus vaccine in the UK. No10’s vaccines taskforce has signed a deal with British drugs giant GSK to ‘fill and finish’ supplies of the American jab at its factory in Durham starting from May. Mr Johnson said the move … Read more

UK signs deal with GlaxoSmithKline to ‘fill and finish’ 60million doses of Novavax’s Covid vaccine

We don’t need EU anyway: Boris Johnson reveals UK has signed deal with drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline to ‘fill and finish’ 60million doses of Novavax’s Covid vaccine in Durham GSK will support manufacturing of the American-made vaccine starting in May Novavax jab shown to be 86% effective against Kent variant of Covid in trials By Connor … Read more

EU threatens to block UK’s second vaccine doses with Pfizer export ban

How badly would the UK’s vaccine drive suffer if the EU blocked exports? If the European Union blocked all exports of coronavirus vaccines made on its turf, Britain could remain self-sufficient and still get jabs to the entire population. However, it could come under pressure on second dose supply because it relies on importing Pfizer’s … Read more