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London: A former member of the Sage scientific group which advises the UK government has warned that the rate at which Omicron variant spreads is more concerning than the severity of it. more
COVID-19: UK Deputy Prime Minister says he cannot reject possibility of a Christmas lockdown

UK’s Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab has not been able to reject a possibility of a Christmas lockdown amid increase in COVID-19 cases.

UK breaks daily COVID cases record for 3rd day in a row, over 93000 cases registered

London/UNI/Xinhua: Britain reported 93,045 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, breaking the daily record for the third consecutive day and bringing the total number of coronav ...

UK: New Omicron cases nearly doubled in one day

London/UNI/Xinhua: A further 249 cases of the Omicron COVID variant have been reported in Britain, taking the total to 817, British health authorities said Thursday.

Omicron cases in UK rise by 50 pct in one day

London/UNI/Xinhua: A further 86 cases of the Omicron COVID variant have been reported in Britain, taking the total to 246, British health authorities confirmed Sunday.

UK registers highest daily number of COVID cases since mid-July

London/UNI/Xinhua: Britain registered 53,945 new COVID-19 infections, the highest since July 17, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 10,329,074, according to ...

Got two doses of Covishield: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid amid India-UK vaccine war

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the India-UK vaccine war, United Nations General Assembly president Abdulla Shahid has said he was administered with two doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield, m ...

UK’s 85% family planning aid cut will be devastating for women and girls says UNFPA, while UNAIDS also 'deeply regrets' cuts

New York: The United Kingdom’s intention to cut 85 per cent of its contribution to a flagship UN family planning programme this year, will have devastating consequences for women an ...

UK records 30 thrombosis cases after vaccination with AstraZeneca drug: Medicines Agency

Moscow/Sputnik: The United Kingdom has registered 30 cases of blood clots following the vaccination with the AstraZeneca drug, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency said ...

UK coronavirus variant could be more lethal: Study

London/Sputnik: A variant of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that was first identified in southeast England in September is not only highly contagious but also seems to be more lethal th ...