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UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

18 Feb 2021

World
UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

The interim findings of a new UK Government-backed study released on Thursday show that COVID-19 infections in England have "fallen significantly" since January, reflecting the impact of the strict lockdown measures.

Insult track on PM Boris Johnson tops Amazon Music chart

28 Dec 2020

Entertainment
Insult track on PM Boris Johnson tops Amazon Music chart

Sensational music takes little to get recognized, but a track full of hatred towards British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has gained the top spot on Amazon Music Chart.

UK claims South Africa's COVID variant more dangerous, latter rejects

26 Dec 2020

World
UK claims South Africa's COVID variant more dangerous, latter rejects

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has strongly rejected UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock's claim that the African country's new coronavirus strain is more contagious than the one in the United Kingdom.

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

21 Dec 2020

India
Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

The top advisory body of the Union Health Ministry will meet on Monday to discuss the new variant of coronavirus, which has forced the United Kingdom to impose new restrictions during the holiday season and prompted other European nations to ban travel from the country.

COVID-19 vaccine: 90-year-old woman receives first Pfizer shot in UK

08 Dec 2020

World
COVID-19 vaccine: 90-year-old woman receives first Pfizer shot in UK

A 90-year-old woman in the United Kingdom has become the world's first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech outside of clinical trials.

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine; first doses expected next week

02 Dec 2020

World
UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine; first doses expected next week

The United Kingdom on Wednesday gave emergency approval to Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the first Western country to allow mass immunization against the viral disease.

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine generates immune response among young and old

26 Oct 2020

Technology
Oxford COVID-19 vaccine generates immune response among young and old

The COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca generates similar immune responses among younger and older adults, the pharmaceutical company has said.

UK: London, other areas moving into Tier 2 coronavirus lockdown

15 Oct 2020

World
UK: London, other areas moving into Tier 2 coronavirus lockdown

This weekend, Londoners will face stricter COVID-19 restrictions as authorities have decided to move into a Tier 2 lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

07 Apr 2020

World
Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

In an extremely concerning news, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

06 Apr 2020

World
Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital in London, in what was called a "precautionary measure" by a Downing Street spokesperson.