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The UK Faces A Fifth Wave Of Coronavirus Infections

  In the midst of political scandals, ministerial resignations, and increasing demands for the resignation of prime minister Boris Johnson, the UK faces an old enemy; rising cases of COVID-19. According to an analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK infection rates have risen by over 30%, the highest level since late April….

UK Covid Update – March 25th

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  As in Canada, Covid-19 infections increased in the United Kingdom. In just one week, one million cases have increased, according to the Office for National Statistics. Tests suggest that every 16th person is infected and all due to the Omicron variant, which is the most contagious. This means that more than 4 million people…

UK GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO COVISHIELD, PUTS IT IN THE ‘APPROVED’ LIST UNDER THE NEW TRAVEL ADVISORY

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The United Kingdom introduced the revised travel advisory for the country on Wednesday in which Covishield has qualified as an approved vaccine for travel in the country. The Covid-19 vaccine has been developed jointly by Oxford University and AstraZeneca and is currently being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII). Travellers with a full…

UK Must Prepare – Boris Johnson warns the country for the winter COVID

With 38,0013 fresh cases and 167 new deaths recorded within 28 days, UK’s Covid situation seems to have escalated. But with the winters approaching, the situation just might get worse. UK’s prime minister Boris Johnson has said that the country is heading towards an uncertain winter and for that, ‘we must be prepared.’ Johnson is…

Covid-19 vaccines persevere in efficacy against Delta variant

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Getting two jabs of the Covid-19 vaccines stands as an impeccable method to shield oneself from the disease. A measure which was first identified in India, which later got adapted by the UK. The Oxford University manufactured AstraZeneca jab exhibits relatively lower efficacy in the initial phase, but offers commendable protection from the Covid-19 ailment,…

Hundreds of Vaccinated People Hospitalized with Delta Variant in England

Hundreds of fully vaccinated people in England have been hospitalized with the highly contagious variant of the Delta coronavirus, scientists said on Friday. In its latest COVID-19 update, Public Health England (PHE) also warned that there were early signs that people who have been inoculated may be able to transmit the Delta strain as easily…

Prices for UK houses rise as COVID pushes buyers to look for space

Image source: PA Media/British Broadcasting Corporation United Kingdom this year has been driving buyers to seek more space in houses that will last well into 2022, increasing their average price by 7.3 per cent over the past year to GBP 230,700, according to a report from BBC News. Zoopla, the property website of the British…

The Number of New COVID Cases in the UK Fell for the Fourth Day in a Row

The UK registered 31,795 new cases, up from 36,389 on Friday but, the daily number of deaths related to the coronavirus is not yet accessible due to technical difficulties in processing the data. At the same time, last week, 54,674 infections and 41 deaths were recorded. The most recent data also shows that an additional…