Two professional Strictly dancers reported to have refused Covid jabs | Strictly Come Dancing

Two professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing have reportedly refused to be vaccinated against Covid, causing complications before the show’s return on Saturday night.The BBC’s flagship dance contest will return to screens on 18 September with a pre-recorded launch show revealing which professional dancer each competitor has been matched with, before the live show kicks … Read more

Heads threatened with legal action over Covid jabs

Heads threatened with legal action over Covid jabs

Another letter seen by BBC News, signed by “a concerned group of parents”, says: “Given the clear evidence that serious harm – or worse – can and does arise as a consequence of these experimental vaccines including to children, the school involved in the process of administration of Covid-19 vaccinations renders themselves liable to criminal … Read more

Boris Johnson to confirm Covid booster jabs for over-50s in UK | Vaccines and immunisation

Boris Johnson is to confirm the start of a booster jabs programme for the over-50s on Tuesday after government scientists finally approved vaccinations for older schoolchildren.Setting out a widespread acceleration of the vaccine programme before what ministers concede will be a difficult second winter coping with the virus, the prime minister will also signal his … Read more

Covid jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds ‘set to start in weeks’ | Vaccines and immunisation

Plans for Covid vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds across the UK are to be announced by the government this week, with a mass inoculation programme beginning in schools within two weeks, the Observer has been told.New proposals for a Covid booster programme are also expected to be set out on Tuesday, but it is thought … Read more

BioNTech to seek approval for Covid jabs for younger children | Coronavirus

The German company BioNTech, which developed the Pfizer vaccine, expects to seek approval from regulators for Covid jabs suited for younger children as early as mid-October, its founders have said.“Already over the next few weeks we will file the results of our trial in five- to 11-year-olds with regulators across the world and will request … Read more