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Will we get a single, variant-proof vaccine for Covid?

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This week the government announced additional vaccine booster jabs for the over-75s and suggested a further shot is likely to be needed in the autumn. But imagine if the next Covid vaccine jab you have were the last y...

New Zealand’s stance on ‘people’s vaccine’ for Covid undermines its principled reputation

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Many New Zealanders like to think of their government as a principled actor in international affairs. Discussions of New Zealand’s role in foreign policy in recent years often laud New Zealand’s nuclear-free stance in...

FDA gives full approval to Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19

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The US Food and Drug Administration has given full approval to the Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19. The vaccine and others have been in use for months under emergency use authorisation. The decision is likely to trigger a...

Iran’s supreme leader gets first dose of homegrown vaccine as Covid plans falter

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Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday received the first dose of a domestically produced coronavirus vaccine, as many other elderly Iranians queued at 5am in the hope of receiving any jab. Khamenei, w...