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UK public urged to get Covid booster by 11 December if eligible to avoid waning immunity

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Ministers are urging millions of Britons to get their Covid booster jab by 11 December to ensure they have “very high protection against Covid by Christmas Day” as new evidence shows the risk of infection increases wi...

Delay in giving second jabs of Pfizer vaccine improves immunity

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The UK’s decision to delay second doses of coronavirus vaccines has received fresh support from research on the over-80s which found that giving the Pfizer/BioNTech booster after 12 weeks rather than three produced a ...

Brother of Manchester arena attackers ask for immunity to take part in public inquiry

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The elder brother of the Manchester Arena bombers has asked for immunity from prosecution in return for answering questions at the public inquiry into the terror attack. Ismail Abedi wants a promise from the attorney ...

Brother of Manchester Arena bombers is refused immunity deal

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An application by the elder brother of the Manchester Area bombers for immunity from prosecution in return for answering questions at the public inquiry into the terror attack has been turned down. Ismail Abedi, the b...

Covid booster shots significantly strengthen immunity, trial finds

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Covid booster shots can dramatically strengthen the body’s immune defences, according to a study that raises hopes of preventing another wave of severe disease driven by the Omicron variant. In a study published in th...

New Zealand children falling ill in high numbers due to Covid ‘immunity debt’

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New Zealand hospitals are experiencing the payoff of “immunity debt” created by Covid-19 lockdowns, with wards flooded by babies with a potentially-deadly respiratory virus, doctors have warned. Wellington has 46 chil...

Nearly three-quarters of Americans have some Covid immunity, experts say

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Almost three-quarters of Americans are now estimated to have some level of immunity to the Omicron Covid variant that created havoc after it emerged late last year just as people hoped the pandemic was finally waning....

Moderna or Novavax after AstraZeneca jab confers high Covid immunity, study finds

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Combining a first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine with a second dose of either the Moderna or the Novavax jabs results in far higher levels of neutralising antibodies and T-cells compared with two doses of th...

Covid immunity declines steeply in care home residents in England – study

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Immunity declines steeply among care home residents in the months after Covid vaccination, a study has found, leading to calls for regular boosters for the most vulnerable. The study of more than 15,000 care home resi...

Council of Europe rebukes UK over Troubles immunity plan

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The Council of Europe has rebuked the UK over a plan to grant conditional immunity to people accused of murder and other offences during the Northern Ireland Troubles. The body, which oversees the European court of hu...