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AstraZeneca: France says under 55s to receive different second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

France’s health authority has recommended that adults under 55 who received a first dose of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine should receive…

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EU medicines regulator launches blood clots probe related to Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) says it has launched a review into a possible link between blood clots and the…

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COVID vaccine rollout: Which country in Europe is leading the race?

The UK leading the rest of Europe In terms of the absolute number of vaccinations, the United Kingdom, which approved…

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COVID vaccine: EU received only half of AstraZeneca doses it was meant to this week

AstraZeneca only delivered half of the doses it was scheduled to ship to European Union member states this week, the…

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Europe’s week: AstraZeneca jab troubles and Turkey’s diplomacy mistake

AstraZeneca’s woes continued this week after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said there is a “possible link” between the company’s…

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Lockdown and vaccine drive saw UK COVID cases drop 60% in March, says study

The number of new COVID-19 infections in Britain dropped by 60 per cent in March as lockdown measures and mass…

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Slovakia told to return Sputnik V vaccines amid row over their quality

Slovakia was told to return its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccines “due to multiple contract violations”. It came after Slovakia’s State…

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Germany to discuss potential Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine purchase with Russia

Germany’s health minister Jens Spahn announced on Thursday that his country would engage in discussions with Russia for an eventual…

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Denmark among first in Europe to introduce COVID pass scheme

Denmark launched a COVID-19 “passport” scheme on Tuesday that will help to allow non-essential businesses to reopen to customers. The…

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France and Spain ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations as cases surge

France and Spain were on Tuesday ramping up their vaccination drives as the number of infections continues to surge. The…

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Hungary to ease lockdown despite COVID-19 surge

Hungary will start easing lockdown restrictions on Wednesday after inoculating more than a quarter of its population with at least…

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Experts debunk claims that vaccines cause new COVID-19 variants

The World Health Organization (WHO) has rejected claims that COVID-19 vaccines are causing new variants of the virus. Reports have…

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France enters partial lockdown as hospital pressure reaches new highs

France on Sunday entered a four-week partial lockdown nationwide as pressure on hospitals continued to rise amid a deadly third…

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How many vaccine doses have arrived in EU countries and how do they get there?

More than 85 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been distributed by vaccine manufacturers to EU and EEA countries and millions…

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German president calls for unity amid COVID-19 ‘crisis of trust’

Germany’s president urged his fellow citizens to “pull together” on Saturday, noting the country was enduring a “crisis of trust”…

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MPs and peers in rebel alliance to oppose UK’s vaccine passport plans

A rare cross-party rebellion is underway in the United Kingdom after more than 70 MPs and peers signed a joint…

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Hungary: Let us into hospitals to show real picture of COVID-19, say media outlets

Media in Hungary say a government ban on them from talking to medical staff or reporting from hospitals is putting…

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Emmanuel Macron chose a ‘third way’ to fight COVID. France is not convinced

French President Emmanuel Macron has taken great pride in choosing a so-called “third way” to tackle the resurgence of the…

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COVID vaccine rollout ‘unbearably slow’ in Europe as cases rise, warns WHO

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in Europe is “unacceptably slow” as the number of new cases across the region…

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COVID vaccine rollout: Which country in Europe is leading the race?

What percentage of the population is fully vaccinated? While the UK is way ahead of the rest of Europe on…

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Single dose Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine to be delivered in EU from April 19

Johnson & Johnson’s single dose COVID-19 vaccine will first be delivered in European countries on April 19.. The vaccine was…

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Macron set to give address about France’s worrying COVID-19 outbreak

Emmanuel Macron is set to deliver a national address as hospitals in France are saturated with COVID-19 cases. The French…

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Germany suspends use of AstraZeneca COVID vaccine for under-60s

Germany has restricted the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 over fears that it can lead to…

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Overreaction or honesty? Why Scandinavia suspended AstraZeneca vaccinations

Amid suspicions that a rare type of blood clot could be caused by AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, the European Medicines Agency…

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Kosovo receives first COVID-19 vaccines through Covax programme

Kosovo has received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through the Covax system. Authorities say they have been given 24,000…

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