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Boris Johnson: 'We must not get carried away'

Boris Johnson says it will be "some months before all the most vulnerable are protected" and we must not get "carried away with over-optimism".

Covid-19: How will the new Pfizer vaccine work?

The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine has been approved for widespread use in the UK.

Covid vaccine: 'The safety of the public will always come first'

Dr June Raine from the MHRA explains why the body recommenced the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for approval.

Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved for use next week in UK

The NHS is ready to use the initial 800,000 doses when they arrive, the health secretary says.

Coronavirus: Delhi's deadliest month

November was the deadliest month in India's capital and the city's crematoriums are overwhelmed.

Crochet is helping pay for my cancer treatment

Suzie Aries took up crocheting during the first lockdown and her creations are now helping pay for her immunotherapy.

'Thank you Gareth Thomas... you saved my life'

After watching the former rugby player's documentary HIV and Me, Gilliyan decided to get tested for the virus.

Covid-19: No plans for 'vaccine passport' - Michael Gove

It follows suggestions pubs and restaurants may turn away people who don't get a coronavirus vaccine.

Covid-19: Lung damage 'identified' in study

Researchers are to investigate whether young people and those not in hospital could be affected.

Covid vaccine: Rumours thrive amid trickle of pandemic facts

Social media is full of coronavirus vaccine information - but how can you tell which is reliable?

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