China's top disease control official has admitted that the efficacy of the country's coronavirus vaccines is low - and mixing them is among the strategies being considered to boost their effectiveness. Gao Fu, the director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said efficacy rates needed improving, in the rare admission. Giving people doses of different vaccines is one way to improve vaccines that "don't have very high rates of protection", he said. Live COVID updates from across the UK and around the world "Inoculation using vaccines of different technical lines is being considered," he added, during a conference in the Chinese city of Chengdu. Advertisement China has been at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine development. It started vaccinating some citizens as far back as last summer under emergency use approval. More from Covid-19 COVID-19: NHS coronavirus app update blocked for breaking privacy rules … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Top Chinese official admits efficacy of China’s vaccines is low
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THE Great British Sewing Bee returns to our screens on Wednesday, April 14 via BBC One. Here's what you need to know about where the series was filmed and what the new series has in store. Where is The Great British Sewing Bee filmed? Series seven of the show has seen another location change for the show, with the latest season shot at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London’s Docklands. Judge Patrick Grant says: "It was a real joy to spend time there. We’d come onto the set just before 7am every day and the sunrises and sunsets were amazing. Having that wonderful vista across the River Thames from the sewing room, can’t help but inspire the sewers. It was a spectacular place to shoot." The Great British Sewing Bee was previously filmed in Bermondsey on the south bank of the Thames, at 47-49 Tanner Street. The old building was a Victorian warehouse with exposed brick walls, beams and wooden floor. It had previously been shot at the Metropolitan Wharf, which describes … [Read more...] about Where is The Great British Sewing Bee 2021 filmed?
MICHELLE Keegan and Mark Wright have shared glimpses inside their "dream" home - and it is incredible. The couple have created an Instagram page dedicated to their £1.3million dream Essex mansion as work continues on the site. Mark , 34, and Michelle , 33, revealed they are basing the home on a stunning "white/Georgian style" though they "are thinking more of a modern twist". He then shared inspirational pictures of giant white mansions - giving fans a glimpse at their plans for the huge home. The star has also shared videos of the brickwork getting laid on the land, which also shows off the incredible views surrounding the property. Other pieces of inspiration include a home cinema, complete with a huge screen and comfy sofas. They also deliberated over whether to get a dark or light kitchen, sharing two equally amazing inspiration pictures. The first showed a light and airy set up, with white counters, living room space and dining room containing a thatch … [Read more...] about Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright share glimpses inside their ‘dream’ home – and it’s incredible
MARK Wright and Michelle Keegan have sold their luxury five-bedroom Essex mansion. They are now building their dream home from scratch and have launched a new Instagram page to show off their transformation to fans. Sources close to the couple tell The Sun Mark, 34, and Michelle, 33, who sold their home through Madison Fox who specialise in prestigious properties, exchanged contracts yesterday and are "thrilled" to embark on their huge plans. "It was their first home together and it holds so many happy memories but they're excited about the future and building their dream home. "They wanted to share that with their fans so started an Instagram and are overwhelmed how many people want to follow their journey." The couple had planning permission to demolish a £1.3 million farmhouse and construct a five-bed mansion in nearby Ongar. It will come complete with a bar, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool. But the house is many months away from completion, which will … [Read more...] about Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright have sold their Essex home as they start work on building huge £1.3m ‘dream’ mansion
GEMINI MAY 22 - JUNE 21 Seeing familiar faces after a long time apart - and joining a new group you’ve admired for a while - can turn up the fun dial in your chart. You can be the best version of yourself when you relax and go with the flow. So do try not to overthink. Love-wise, there’s a new depth to “P” feelings and you’re ready to dive right in. Luck draws three lines. DESTINY DAYS Take nothing at face value on Tuesday. On Thursday, LUCKY LINKS A family of well-travelled women. Music with a link to NEW MOON NEW YOU You can be the life and soul - even if you’re out of Friendships take work, but the best ones snap straight back into shape. List of 12 star signs The traditional dates used by Mystic Meg for each sign are below. Capricorn: December 22 – January 20 Aquarius: January 21 – February 18 Pisces: February 19 - March 20 Aries: March 21 - April 20 Taurus: April 21 – May 21 Gemini: May 22 – June … [Read more...] about Gemini weekly horoscope: What your star sign has in store for April 11 – 17