WHO must be 'allowed to conduct its investigation unencumbered', says vaccines minister
The World Health Organisation (WHO) must be allowed to fully investigate the origins of the Covid pandemic, the UK’s vaccines minister has said.Nadhim Zahawi’s comments come after the Sunday Times reported that British agents now believe it is “feasible” that the crisis began with a coronavirus leak from a Chinese research laboratory in Wuhan.
Today, China rejected the second phase of an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus by the World Health Organization. The WHO this month proposed a second phase of studies into the origins of the coronavirus in China.
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The Tokyo Olympics should not be judged by the tally of Covid-19 cases that arise because eliminating risk is impossible, the head of the World Health Organisation told sports officials on Wednesday as events began in Japan.How infections are handled is what matters most, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a speech to an International Olympic Committee meeting.
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Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi says the implementation of Covid vaccine passes was not a step taken lightly by the government but played an important role in slowing the spread of the virus. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Nadhim Zahawi said the certificate of health status would be available via the NHS app, the NHS website or by asking for a written document.The minister told the Commons: “This week, after a successful trial, we have rolled out the NHS Covid pass. This allows people safely and securely to demonstrate their Covid status, whether it is proof of vaccination status, test results, or natural immunity.
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Leeds nightclub owner Terry George has expressed concern that new government rules will force clubbing underground and lead to unregulated parties. Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi announced proof of full vaccination will be required as a condition of entry to nightclubs and other venues from the autumn.
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Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi details updated advice on rolling out coronavirus vaccines for young people.Very vulnerable children will be offered a vaccine, as well as those who live with highly vulnerable adults.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about the possibility of future NIH collaboration with labs in China - like the Wuhan labs - after officials overseeing an intelligence review into the origins of the coronavirus now believe the lab leak theory is at least a credible explanation for Covid-19’s origins.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday said that investigations into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic in China were being hampered by the lack of raw data on the first days of spread there and urged China to be more transparent. Colette Luke has more.
As the world tries to get to the bottom of the mystery that is the origin of the Sars-Cov-2 virus and the United States increasingly suspects the origin is from a Chinese lab in Wuhan, investigations have now taken another surprising turn. US officials have now confirmed that sequences of a virus were removed from an American database where it was initially stored at the request of Chinese researchers.
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