Oxford vaccine scientists honoured for 'high-stakes endeavour'
The pioneering Oxford University scientists who took on the high-stakes challenge of combating Covid-19 have shone a light on the lifesaving work that sees them recognised on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.Sarah Gilbert, Andrew Pollard, Peter Horby, Martin Landray, Catherine Green, Teresa Lambe and Adrian Hill may not yet be household names, but all played integral roles in the development of a coronavirus vaccine and discovering new drug treatments.
Professor Sarah Gilbert, who led the Oxford University team that developed the AstraZeneca vaccine, was applauded by the audience ahead of the game between defending champion Novak Djokovic and 19-year-old Brit Jack Draper at Centre Court on Monday.Credit: @Wimbledon via Twitter
Europe and UK are investigating a rare nerve-degenerating disorder in some people after likely taking the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine. Reports suggest seven cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome were reported from a medical centre in Kerala as well, where about 1.2 million people were administered the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, known as Covishield in India.
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The lifesaving work of Covid-19 vaccine design and delivery is celebrated this year in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, as well as contributions to sport, politics and entertainment.Out of the 1,129 people receiving honours, 62% are being recognised for community work.It is also a record-breaking list in terms of diversity, with 15% of recipients from an ethnic minority background being the highest proportion to date.
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Roy Hodgson, Sue Barker and Kevin Sinfield are among the leading names from the world of sport to be recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.Also honoured are Three Lions internationals Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling.
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AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria in an interview to a tv channel said tht covid 19 vaccines for children in india are likely to be introduced by the end of september. He said India might have more than 1 vaccine for children by that time.
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