Anchor Lauren St. Germain and Dr. Peggy Duggan, who is the Chief Medical Officer at Tampa General Hospital, discussed what unvaccinated people need to know about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the importance of getting both doses (of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to be fully vaccinated, and vaccine hesitancy.
NHS patients receive the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine as the rollout moves to England.Professor Stephen Powis, medical director for NHS England, said the move “marks another milestone” in the coronavirus vaccination programme.Developed in the US, the vaccine is the third to be added to the NHS “armoury” alongside those from Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer.
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Sir Simon Stevens is to be appointed to the House of Lords after announcing that he plans to quit his position as NHS England chief executive in the summer, No 10 has announced.Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the outgoing health chief had “led the NHS with great distinction for the past seven years”.
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The NHS coronavirus vaccine booking system has opened to healthy people aged 42 and over. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he was “standing by” his phone waiting for a text message as he was now eligible for the jab.
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Working with the NHS, photojournalists have captured the monumental collective effort of the largest vaccination programme in British history in a series of poignant, never-before-seen photographs.Images show intimate moments across the UK, including in Salisbury Cathedral, the Royal Welsh Showground in mid-Wales and on Rathlin Island in Northern Ireland.The new photo montage comes as over 45 million jabs in total have been administered across the UK in over 2,800 vaccination sites.
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Inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore, another Centenarian has been walking in his garden to raise money for the NHS. Dabir-ul Islam Choudhury challenged himself to walk 100 laps during Ramadan "for the benefit of the people" here and in Bangladesh, aiming to raise one thousand pounds. He's raised over 150000 pounds, and has inspired others in over 100 other countries around the world to do the same. He paid tribute to his late "companion" Captain Moore in an interview on Saturday. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Amid India's worst Covid wave yet, a sliver of hope emerged. The Union government revealed districts without new cases in weeks. 32 districts have not seen any new cases in almost a month. The Union health minister revealed the stats during ministers' meet. “For the last 7 days, 180 districts haven't seen new cases. 18 districts haven't seen new cases in the last 14 days. 54 districts haven't seen new cases in the last 21 days and 32 districts have not seen new cases in the last 28 days,” said Harsh Vardhan. However, India did add over 4 lakh new cases in just 24 hours. India currently has over 37 lakh active cases and over 2.38 lakh deaths. Watch the full video for more.
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Amid the disastrous second wave of COVID-19, the Indian Air Force's (IAF) C-17 aircraft, which was airborne from Hindon air base, landed in Frankfurt, Germany for airlifting medical supplies. The aircraft will depart for Mumbai carrying 35 tonnes of medical equipment.
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon says she is feeling "extremely happy and extremely confident" that the SNP is on track for a fourth consecutive election victory. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel are among 12 countries and territories people in England can visit from May 17 without self-isolating on their return. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told a Downing Street press conference that the removal of international travel restrictions was "necessarily cautious", adding: "We must make sure the countries we reconnect with are safe." The green list also consists of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Iceland and the Faroe Islands and the Falkland Islands. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Speaking after retaining her Glasgow Southside seat in the Holyrood election, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said: "At this stage I am extremely happy that the SNP appears to be on course for a fourth consecutive election victory and to be on course to have the privilege of forming a government again." Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick tells BBC Breakfast that the vaccination programme is still on track to give all UK adults their first jab by the end of July, despite a reduction in supply next month.
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