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London, Jun 18 (PTI) The UK’s health officials on Friday opened up the country’s COVID-19 vaccination programme to all adults, in what has been dubbed as the “final push” to offer protection ...

London, Jun 16 (PTI) A new, experimental anti-viral treatment used for some worst-affected COVID-19 patients has been found to save lives, according to the results of a UK trial on Wednesday.

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Duchess of Cornwall Camilla, centre, speaks to a patient and staff in London. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Last year, British PM promised all the necessary funds for the state-run National Health Service
  • But 12 months on, frontline health workers said that promise rings hollow
  • Staff are physically and mentally exhausted, said nursing officer

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The 2021 Brits Awards, hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall, will be a part of the British Government’s live events pilot scheme. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@brits)

  • Some 2,500 key workers have won ballot tickets to attend the ceremony at the O2
  • They will be part of the audience and some of them can’t wait for that 
  • The event is staging its first live music show in more than a year

London, May 10 (PTI) UK health chiefs on Monday agreed to lower the country’s COVID-19 alert level from four to three, which indicates that coronavirus transmissions are no longer “rising ...

London, Apr 26 (PTI) Everyone aged 44 and above in Britain will now be able to book their COVID-19 jab starting on Monday as the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) vaccine programme expands ...

London, Apr 26 (PTI) Everyone aged 44 and above in Britain will now be able to book their COVID-19 jab starting on Monday as the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) vaccine programme expands ...

London, Apr 13 (PTI) The National Health Service (NHS) in England on Tuesday expanded the COVID-19 vaccination programme to the next cohort on its age-based priority list to all above 45 years ...

London, Apr 11 (PTI) Non-essential retail shops, including shopping malls, pubs and restaurants and hairdressers are among the businesses gearing up to reopen their doors to customers from ...

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson receives the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine administered by nurse and Clinical Pod Lead, Lily Harrington at St.Thomas' Hospital in London. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Healthcare workers administered 96,834 shots between 11 am and 12 pm on Saturday
  • A record 756,873 jabs were administered across England this week
  • In all, 25,150,062 doses have been delivered providing protection to 23,559,503 people in the UK