COVID-19 vaccination will not be compulsory

Doctor testing new vaccine says there's long way to

Government Aims For 30 Million Vaccine Doses By September If Trials Are Successful

He said all participants in phase one of the Oxford University clinical trial had received their vaccine doses earlier in the week, and are now being monitored.

She added once the country that develops the vaccine treats its own "vulnerable citizens", it should think about "what share of that is going to vulnerable people around the world at the same time".

Researchers in the United Kingdom are not able to agree on when they think a coronavirus vaccine will be available, but they seem optimistic that one will be developed.

If researchers are able to prove the efficacy of the drug, then the country require to manufacture the vaccine quickly and at scale. "This deal with AstraZeneca means that if the Oxford University vaccine works, people in the United Kingdom will get the first access to it, helping to protect thousands of lives" commented Business Secretary Alok Sharma.

CSL would also be able to manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine being produced by Oxford University but other leading vaccine candidates use RNA and DNA technology and the company would have to reconfigure its site to produce them.

Apple Details Safety Measures When Reopening Apple Retail Stores
These include stores in Florida, California (curbside service), Washington (curbside service), Hawaii, Oklahoma and Colorado. The letter notes that when a store does reopen, face coverings will be required for both Apple employees and customers.

"A lot of people go: "It's all good now", and we've seen an absence of social distancing out in public. This will make sure a vaccine will be widely available as soon as possible".

Negotiations are underway at a global level to ensure any vaccine is shared around the world and that people living in poorer countries also get access to it.

"The speed at which Oxford University has designed and organised these complex trials is genuinely unprecedented".

It comes as Oxford University agrees a global licensing agreement with AstraZeneca for the commercialisation and manufacturing of their potential vaccine.

Scientists trying to develop a vaccine in the United Kingdom are working at "astonishing" speed, according to a documentary maker given access to their laboratory.

World Health Organization pledges 'independent evaluation' of the global coronavirus response
Earlier, Mr Trump called World Health Organization "puppet of China " and had "done a very sad job" in its handling of the coronavirus.

Finally, the official said the UK's first manufacturing innovation center is expected to open in summer 2021, a year ahead of plan.

The British government is investing a further £84 million in the hunt for a coronavirus vaccine as ministers announced a ground-breaking deal which could make millions of doses available in the United Kingdom as early as September. As of Monday morning, the United Kingdom had registered almost 244,000 COVID-19 cases, one of the highest figures in Europe, and 34,636 deaths.

"The centre, which is already under construction, will have capacity to produce enough vaccine doses to serve the entire United Kingdom population in as little as six months".

Aside from vaccines, six drugs have entered clinical trials in the United Kingdom, he said, explaining that vaccines might not be successful.

Police soften stance on neutral venues ahead of Premier League restart
A points-per-game average was used, with Celtic 13 points clear of Rangers at the top with eight games to go. Celtic had 80 points from 30 games so has 2.66 points per game.

Latest News