Andrew Carter, chief executive of charity Centre for Cities which did the investigation, said: “The deadly levels of polluted air we’re breathing are legal across most of the UK. This needs to change.” … [Read more...] about Toxic air deadlier than car crashes as UK pollution linked to 1 in 19 deaths
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He said: “So many families have suffered, including my own. I’m just so, so pleased … 2020 has been just awful and 2021 is going to be better. Help is on its way. Help is on its way with this vaccine – and we can now say that with certainty rather than with all the caveats that normally have to put around that. … [Read more...] about Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine approved for use in UK to be rolled out next week
The MPs stated: ‘There are still significant risks to the country being ready for the end of the transition period on December 31, 2020, but Government still only seems to be taking limited responsibility for that readiness. … [Read more...] about UK is STILL not ready for Brexit with just four weeks until transition period ends… as experts warn of a ‘risk of serious disruption and delay’ at borders
Will I be able to choose which vaccine I have? Also unlikely, at least in the short to medium term. Assuming more than one vaccine is approved, the priority will be distributing any available doses to the people who need it as quickly as possible. Other vaccines may become available at different times, but these won’t necessarily be delivered at the same locations, owing to the different storage requirements and shelf lives of the various vaccines. So even if you were allowed to pick and choose, alternatives may not be available. … [Read more...] about When and how will I be able to get a Covid vaccine in the UK?
Speaking after a meeting of EU health ministers, Spahn said: “We may have read some comments on Brexit: BioNTech is a European development funded by the European Union and it shows that a product from the European Union is so good that it is authorised so quickly in the UK, that in this crisis what is best is European and international cooperation.” … [Read more...] about UK put speed before public confidence in vaccine, says EU agency