As Delta Variant Drives COVID-19 Uptick, Pfizer Pushes 3rd Shot in US Despite Global Vaccination Lag

After months of decline in COVID-19 cases in the United States due in part to widely available vaccines, the number of new cases per day is on the rise again. Pfizer representatives met with U.S. regulators and vaccine experts to seek emergency use authorization for a second booster dose of its vaccine, as health experts …
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Delta Variant Linked to COVID Surges Amid Slow U.S. Vaccination Rates as Global Inequity Persists

The White House says it will miss its goal of getting 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4. Vaccinations are available for anyone age 12 and up in the U.S., but just 45% of people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated, and only 16 states have fully vaccinated more than half of …
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Mosque turned into pop-up vaccination centre to encourage take-up from Muslim community

A mosque has been turned into a pop-up coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination centre. The move is intended to help ease mistrust in the Muslim community about getting the jab. Misinformation The makeshift clinic has been set up at the London Muslim Centre. Young children attended with their grandparents and relatives aged over 68 in the bitter …
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Russia’s Sputnik V Is Found to Be 91.6% Effective, Providing Boost for Global Vaccination Effort

Russia has been one of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic, recording about 73,000 deaths and over 3.8 million infections over the past year. Meanwhile, there is widespread skepticism over the domestically developed Sputnik V vaccine, with many Russians reluctant to get the shot. Now a peer-reviewed study published in the respected Lancet medical …
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Vaccination in pregnancy (VIP) – GOV.UK

The Immunisation department at Public Health England (PHE) follows up women who have been given certain vaccines in pregnancy (VIP). It analyses the details submitted by GPs and surgeries to better inform: pregnant women who are inadvertently immunised their families health professionals who are responsible for their care Notify PHE If you have patients who …
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COVID-19 vaccination: consent form and letter for adults

COVID-19 vaccination consent form for adults who are able to consent Ref: PHE gateway number 2020376 PDF, 51.5KB, 1 page This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more …
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COVID-19 vaccination: care home and healthcare settings posters

COVID-19 vaccination first phase priority groups poster (print version) Ref: PHE gateway number 2020355 PDF, 256KB, 1 page This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, …
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COVID-19 vaccination: consent form and letter for healthcare workers

COVID-19 vaccination consent form for healthcare workers Ref: PHE gateway number 2020345 PDF, 90.5KB, 1 page This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email …
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COVID-19 vaccination: consent form and letter for social care staff

COVID-19 vaccination consent form for social care workers Ref: PHE gateway number 2020370 PDF, 51KB, 1 page This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please …
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COVID-19 vaccination: consent forms and letters for care home residents

COVID-19 vaccination consent form for care home residents who are able to consent Ref: PHE gateway number 2020365 PDF, 52.1KB, 1 page This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in …
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