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Chile has one of the world’s best vaccination rates. Covid is surging there anyway

A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19, to a man at the Medalla Milagrosa Church in Valparaiso, Chile, on April 6, 2021. JAVIER TORRES | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Chile’s vaccination campaign against the coronavirus has been one of the world’s quickest and most extensive, but a recent… Read More »

‘Clinical trials crucial to new Covid vaccines in battle against the disease’

This is a blatant sales pitch for clinical trials and I make no apology for it. Every step we’ve taken in our fight against Covid has been pioneered and brought to fruition by research and science. Every tool used to fight the ­pandemic is the result of invention and collaboration by scientists and doctors. And… Read More »

Britain’s Covid cases drop by 13% in a week to 4,654 while deaths rise slightly to 23

Britain’s Covid cases drop by 13% in a week to 4,654 while deaths rise slightly to 23 Department of Health’s official fatality toll relies on registrations, meaning day-to-day counts can fluctuate Experts would be baffled by any genuine spike in deaths because infections have not spiralled out of control  It comes as Boris Johnson warned… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: Britain starts to ration Pfizer’s Covid vaccine ahead of supply dip

Why HAS Britain started to ration Pfizer’s Covid vaccine? Jab was used for just 200,000 new patients out of 2.2million in the first week of March as AstraZeneca’s jab takes over EXCLUSIVE: Pfizer jab used for only 9% of first doses in first week of March This was a drop from it accounting for three… Read More »

‘UK’s dire Covid deaths partly due to obesity and have to be a big wake-up call’

I’ve taken part in a few TV debates about the hazards of being ­overweight or obese. In fact two of them were with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain. I’m wheeled on as a voice of medical good sense but it’s difficult to be ­censorious when sitting alongside a super-size model who makes her living… Read More »