Donating doses to countries such as India would tackle soaring death toll and curb new variants, experts sayOpinion: leaders must ensure vaccines aren’t the preserve of the richCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLeading scientists are urging the UK to share the Covid vaccines it has bought with India and other nations, to tackle the soaring death toll and reduce the spread of the virus and new variants around the world.
US panel urges restarting vaccinations with Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot
After a strong start, the American rate of vaccinating against COVID-19 has been stalling. Some are blaming the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to halt the use of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine after six recipients developed blood clots.
Maryland vaccination sites will again offer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after a pause so experts could reaffirm that it was safe to use, and the state also will make vaccines more generally available in doctors’ offices.
The UK has orders for 517million doses but only needs around 160m to vaccinate all adults and give them booster jabs in the autumn, as planned.
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Despite the falling numbers Britain is still not scheduled to open up fully for another seven weeks. Ministers are even hinting that masks and forms of social distancing may continue past June 21.
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Hospitality chiefs in England warn that rules such as table service and capacity restrictions will hamper the businesses as they attempt to return to profit after more than a year of disruption.
The staggering inequality of vaccines is clear throughout the Americas, Africa and parts of Asia.