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European Commission approves second Moderna contract for 300m vaccines

The European Commission has approved a second contract with Moderna to secure an additional 300 million vaccine doses.
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COVID-19: Surge in the use of NHS tech in 2020

Ben Davison, NHS Digital’s Executive Director for Product Development, explains how the coronavirus pandemic prompts a surge in the number of people using NHS tech in 2020.
diabetes referrals

Is the UK heading for a “perfect storm” of diabetes referrals?

Here, a leading clinical negligence specialist warns the UK may be heading for a “perfect storm” of diabetes complications, due to delayed COVID-19 referrals.
COVID-19 transmission risk

Can pubs effectively prevent COVID-19 transmission risk?

A new study has questioned whether pub operators can effectively and consistently prevent COVID-19 transmission risk.
contraception guidelines

New contraception guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, clarifies everything you need to know about using and accessing contraception during the COVID-19 pandemic.
technology-enabled care services

How TECS have supported the NHS pre, during and post-COVID

Zillah Moore, Director at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses the role of technology-enabled care services and remote patient monitoring in reducing delayed discharge from hospitals and providing much-needed assistance to the NHS.
heart failure drug

Heart failure drug may treat COVID-19 long-hauler symptom

Researchers have found that an existing heart failure drug can improve the symptoms associated with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
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Managing debt collection in the wake of the pandemic

Brian Holden, Global Director of Financial Services at SAS UK & Ireland, explores the potential of the UK Government managing debt collection in the wake of the pandemic.

Covax will protect millions of Pakistanis against COVID-19

The global vaccine facility Covax will help Pakistan’s vaccination programme protect millions of Pakistanis against COVID-19.
use of contraception

Can COVID-19 affect the use of contraception?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic can affect the use of the pill, the contraceptive patch and the vaginal ring.

Tocilizumab reduces deaths in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

A new trial has found that tocilizumab, an anti-inflammatory treatment, reduces the risk of death in patients hospitalised with COVID-19.
data and technology

How governments can build on the use of data and tech in fighting COVID-19

George Atalla, EY Global Government & Infrastructure Leader, explores the effect that COVID-19 has had on the use of data and technology in healthcare.
drug markets

COVID-19 and drugs in the European neighbourhood partnership countries

The EU drugs agency explores the impact of COVID-19 on drug markets, use and services in the European neighbourhood partnership countries.

COVID-19: The truth about super-spreaders

Dr Deborah Lee from Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, reveals the truth about super-spreaders as part of our focus on COVID-19.
infection control

Ensuring total infection control in 2021

Jackie Hook, Head Technical Chemist (CChem MRSC) at JLA Ltd underlines the importance of ensuring total infection control in 2021.
cancer treatment

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer treatment

Experts from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the University of Molise chart the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer treatment.
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Unpaid carers will have access to free PPE through national scheme

Unpaid carers will now benefit from free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) through a new national scheme, the UK government has announced.
healthcare logistics

COVID-19: The challenge of healthcare logistics

Zisis Kozlakidis, International Agency for Research on Cancer, with Erik Steinfelder, Thermo Fisher Scientific, chart the challenges in healthcare logistics in relation to COVID-19.
virus variants

UK Government and CureVac partnership to tackle COVID-19 virus variants

The UK Government and vaccine manufacturer CureVac have partnered to rapidly develop new vaccines in response to new COVID-19 virus variants.
vaccine safety

UK regulator assures safety of COVID-19 vaccines

Recent data published by the UK’s independent medicines regulator assures the Pfizer/BioNTech and the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccines meet strict regulatory standards for safety

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