UK Coronavirus

New UK mask rules start as PM Boris Johnson under fire over parties

Vaccination passes will be needed for nightclubs and large events starting next week, and residents will be told to work from home, if possible.

published on : 10th December 2021

UK approves new COVID treatment, may work against Omicron

The MHRA said Xevudy or sotrovimab is for people with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at high risk of developing severe disease.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Man sentenced for sending bomb hoax to UK COVID vaccine plant

A man who sent a bomb hoax to a U.K. coronavirus vaccine factory and similar parcels elsewhere was sentenced to more than two years in prison.

published on : 24th November 2021

UK extends COVID-19 booster programme to younger adults

Britain's government extended its COVID-19 booster programs to younger people Monday, hoping to stave off a fresh wave of infections during the colder winter months.

published on : 15th November 2021

UK cuts booking time for COVID booster vaccines by a month

Everyone aged over 50 and all those classified as most at risk from COVID-19 should qualify for a booster six months after their second dose.

published on : 6th November 2021

World Cup qualifiers: FIFA asks British PM to exempt players from quarantine

The Premier League defied FIFA to decide on Tuesday that almost 60 players from 19 clubs would not be released next week to fly off to qualifiers in 26 countries on Britain's red list.

published on : 26th August 2021

UK PM requests parents to send children back to school

While most head teachers and teachers' unions are in favour of resuming classes as soon as possible, there are lingering concerns about the welfare of their staff, pupils and their families.

published on : 24th August 2020