Britain’s daily Covid deaths fall by two-thirds in a week – while cases plunge by 40%

Britain’s daily coronavirus deaths have fallen by two-thirds in a week while cases have plunged by another 40 per cent, official figures revealed today. Department of Health bosses recorded another 2,379 positive Covid tests, with the rolling seven-day average for infections now at the lowest levels since mid-September. And 20 victims were added to the … Read more

Two-thirds of councils cashing in with biggest bill hikes are Labour

Two-thirds of councils cashing in with biggest bill hikes are Labour: 51 left-wing local authorities ramped up charges to 5% limit – more than 12 times the inflation rate of 0.4% Labour runs almost two-thirds of authorities which raised tax to maximum  51 Labour-ran councils ramped up their charges to the limit of 4.99 per … Read more

Two-thirds of experts believe coronavirus variants will make vaccines ineffective within ONE YEAR

Two-thirds of disease experts believe coronavirus variants will render vaccines ineffective within one year, a new survey finds. Conducted by the People’s Vaccine Alliance, about 66 percent of epidemiologists, virologists and infectious disease specialists say they think that within 12 months, the virus will mutate to such a degree that first-generation vaccines will be useless … Read more

The disinformation dozen: Two-thirds of anti-vaccine content on social media is spread by 12 people

Around two-thirds of viral anti-vaccine social media content circulating on Facebook and Twitter has been linked to just 12 notable individuals in new research. Content that was shared more than 812,000 times on the social media platforms between February 1 and March 16 was analysed by The Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) and Anti-Vax … Read more

Government plans to axe industrial pollution by two-thirds by 2035

ELECTRIC VEHICLES  PM’S PLAN: Boris Johnson has vowed to ‘ban new sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2030’ . He announced £2.8billion in funding as part of his ten-point green plan, including £1.3billon on the rollout of electric car charging points. REALITY: The 2030 target is viewed by the industry as ‘incredibly ambitious’ with car … Read more

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they don’t want unvaccinated people to return to the office

A growing number of Americans support workplace, lifestyle and travel restrictions for those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, a new poll found. Conducted by Reuters/Ipsos, the survey found six in 10 Americans want to work for an employer who requires everyone be immunized against coronavirus vaccine before returning to the office.  Additionally, most … Read more

Two-thirds of people laugh at jokes they don’t understand to fit in, survey finds

Two-thirds of people laugh at jokes they don’t understand to fit in, with humour involving PUNS puzzling them the most, study finds By Jonathan Chadwick For Mailonline Published: 13:58 GMT, 5 March 2021 | Updated: 13:58 GMT, 5 March 2021 More than two-thirds of Brits – 67 per cent – laugh at jokes they don’t … Read more

More than two-thirds of people aged between 65 and 69 have had their first vaccine doses

More than two-thirds of people aged between 65 and 69 have had their first vaccine doses – just a week after invitations went out, health bosses say NHS chief said the vaccine could be leading to a fall in Covid hospitalisation Now a further 460,000 people aged 64 will be called to receive their jabs … Read more

Pfizer says South African COVID-19 variant could reduce protection by TWO-THIRDS

A laboratory study suggests that the South African variant of the coronavirus may reduce antibody protection from the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE vaccine by two-thirds, and it is not clear if the shot will be effective against the mutation, the companies said on Wednesday. The study found the vaccine was still able to neutralize the virus … Read more

Pfizer Covid jab offers two-thirds protection against virus after one dose, new data is set to show

The Pfizer and Oxford Covid jabs offer two-thirds protection against the virus after just one injection, new data is set to reveal. The Pfizer vaccine starts to immunise in as little as two weeks and is just as effective in the elderly as it is in the young, official findings will reveal in the coming … Read more