23rd Dec 2020 Jobs and opportunities
We’ve always known it, but healthcare is now officially the most interesting sector to work in. The issues we deal with every day include COVID-19; medical breakthroughs and advances across research, medicines and vaccines; the pressure to solve the health and social care workforce challenge; system integration and digital healthcare. ZPB works with the most… 23rd Dec 2020 Friday Five
The new coronavirus variant – how was it picked up, what is the mutation and how dangerous is it? On December 14, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced a new variant of coronavirus has been identified in England and that its numbers ”are increasing rapidly”. Government scientists have been carrying out random genetic analysis of ~10%… 23rd Dec 2020 Friday Five
Are rich countries hoarding Covid-19 vaccine from the world’s poor? Most of the world’s poor will go without a coronavirus vaccine because rich countries are hoarding enough doses to immunise their populations three times over, an international watchdog has said. In the developed world, nations representing only 14% of the world’s population have already bought… 23rd Dec 2020 Friday Five
Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK from next week The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination. The UK’s medicine regulator, MHRA, has confirmed the vaccine which offers 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe to be rolled out….