Category: Coronavirus news

Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine – update

Posted on 04/08/21 by AireAdmin

New guidance has been issued for the use of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

This follows further reviews by the independent regulator, the MHRA, and the Commission for Human Medicines, of a very small number of people in the UK who have developed a rare blood-clotting condition since having the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

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Bradford district and Craven’s buildings lit up to celebrate vaccination landmark

Posted on 04/07/21 by AireAdmin

Buildings across Bradford district and Craven are being lit up in blue today (Wednesday 7 April 2021) to celebrate a key milestone in the local COVID-19 vaccination programme – as 250,000 local people have now received their first dose. Council and NHS buildings including the clock tower at City Hall in the centre of Bradford, […]

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Covid-19 vaccine and Ramadan

Posted on 03/24/21 by AireAdmin

Ramadan starts on 13 April this year.  The British Islamic Medical Association has issued a statement confirming that people should not delay having their Covid-19 vaccination as part of Ramadan. They are clear that injections administered for non-nutritional purposes whilst fasting do not invalidate the fast.  Read their advice here https://britishima.org/operation-vaccination/hub/statements/#FAST and please note they […]

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Reviews confirm that Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine does not cause blood clots

Posted on 03/22/21 by AireAdmin

Rigorous reviews from both the UK and European independent regulators into the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine has confirmed that it does not increase the risk of people developing blood clots. Separate reviews were carried out by Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) following reports of blood clots in a […]

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Covid-19 vaccine

Posted on 12/09/20 by AireAdmin

Now that we have the first vaccine that has been rigorously tested and confirmed as safe and highly effective, the NHS is starting to offer vaccines to those who are at most risk from Covid-19. At the moment, the vaccine can only be offered from a few hospital ‘hubs’ across the country where it can […]

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