Call for urgent action on energy drinks as new UK research reveals daily use among young people

A consistent number of young people are having energy drinks daily, despite an overall drop in the consumption of sugary beverages over time, new research has found. Academics at Cardiff University analyzed the responses of more than 176,000 secondary school children aged 11 to 16. They found between 2013 to 2017, when their use began to be recorded, the proportion […]

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Covid vaccine update: Dr Chris on the side effects to expect from second jab – ‘fleeting’

Jonathan Van-Tam warns coronavirus battle 'not yet won' When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The UK’s vaccination effort is operating at breakneck […]

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US finds its first case of UK 'Bristol' Covid variant

First case of ANOTHER UK covid variant – that has a mutation that may weaken vaccines – is discovered in the US, CDC director reveals The US has discovered its first case of the ‘Bristol variant’ that emerged in the UK Variant has same mutations as the UK’s earlier B117 variant that make it 70% more infectious, as well as […]

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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protects against UK, South African variants

Dr. Marty Makary on new coronavirus variant found in South Africa: ‘I’m really concerned’ Fox News contributor tells ‘America’s News HQ’ the new variant may ‘partially evade’ treatment measures. Moderna on Monday vowed confidence in its COVID-19 vaccine’s ability to remain effective against emerging strains of the virus, namely the South African and U.K. variants, following results from a yet-to-be […]

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UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen more than 6 million people get the first of two doses—even as the country’s death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Sunday that three-quarters of the U.K.’s over-80s have received a vaccine shot. He said three-quarters of nursing home residents have also had their first […]

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UK probing if allergic reactions linked to Pfizer vaccine

LONDON — British regulators warned Wednesday that people who have a history of serious allergic reactions shouldn’t receive the new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as they investigate two adverse reactions that occurred on the first day of the country’s mass vaccination program. The U.K.’s Medical and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency is looking into whether the reactions were linked to the vaccine. The […]

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UK approves Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine

The United Kingdom has granted emergency authorization to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, becoming the first Western country to approve a vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The first doses of the vaccine are expected to roll out in the U.K. next week. Prizer’s coronavirus vaccine, developed with BioNTech, was recently shown to be 95% effective in preventing COVID-19 among participants of a still-ongoing […]

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Coronavirus symptoms: Myaglia is a reported warning sign – what is it?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Coronavirus was dealt a decisive blow this week after early data from a final stage-trial of a vaccine suggested a 90 percent effectiveness. The news could not come at a more propitious time – much of the […]

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Coronavirus vaccine update: It could be rolled out by March says WHO senior adviser

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. A breakthrough vaccine has today ignited hopes of a way out of the current pandemic engulfing in the world. The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90 percent effective in […]

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