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Alistair Smout

No guarantee Pfizer vaccine will be distributed direct to English care homes, official says

03 Dec 2020

LONDON There is no guarantee that Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed in English care homes but the health service and regulator are working to make it possible, deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam said on Thursday.

English pub payment plan draws scorn from landlords

01 Dec 2020

LONDON The British government will make a one-off payment of 1,000 pounds ($1,335) to pubs that cannot open due to coronavirus restrictions, but industry leaders said it will not be enough to save many establishments, a treasured part of the national heritage.

English pub payment plan draws scorn from landlords

01 Dec 2020

* Johnson says pubs that don't serve food to receive 1,000 pounds

Britain and other nations press on with AstraZeneca vaccine amid trial questions

27 Nov 2020

LONDON/MANILA Britain asked its regulator on Friday to assess AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for a possible rollout, while the Philippines and Thailand secured millions of doses, giving the shot a vote of confidence after experts raised questions about trial data. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Decades of work, and half a dose of fortune, drove Oxford vaccine success

24 Nov 2020

* Pandemic gave Oxford the chance to show vaccine technique worked

Decades of work, and half a dose of fortune, drove Oxford vaccine success

24 Nov 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT It took Oxford University's brightest minds decades of work to give them the expertise to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. In the end, it was a momentary error - and a dose of good fortune - that carried them over the line.

Encouraging Oxford vaccine results keep Britain on track for spring roll-out

24 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain is on track to make COVID-19 vaccines widely available by next spring after the shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca was up to 90% effective in trials, the head of the university's Jenner Institute told Reuters on Monday.

Decades of work, and half a dose of fortune, drove Oxford vaccine success

24 Nov 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT It took Oxford University's brightest minds decades of work to give them the expertise to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. In the end, it was a momentary error - and a dose of good fortune - that carried them over the line.

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