Tag Archives: Vaccine

‘My vaccine refusal is causing tension with friends – but I don’t feel selfish’

As The Mirror reported this week, Covid vaccination take-up has dramatically slowed across the UK this month as fewer young people take up the offer to get their first dose. Here we ask 28-year-old Hannah why she’s chosen not to get jabbed – and how she feels about being branded ‘selfish’ as a result. My… Read More »

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine offers stronger immunity with 45-week gap between doses, company says

A longer, 10-month delay in administering second doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine afforded trial participants stronger immunity, the company announced Monday, aiming to assuage concerns of compromised immunity among populations of countries with short vaccine supply. Researchers with the University of Oxford posted findings on The Lancet’s preprint server Monday, drawing from trial participants aged… Read More »