Friday Five

Prime Minister announces Covid ‘Plan B’, life expectancy drops and call for investigation of changes to menstruation following vaccination – this week’s Friday Five

Prime Minister announces Covid ‘Plan B’ The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced his plans for tackling Covid during autumn and winter in England. In a press conference on Tuesday, he outlined ‘Plan A’, designed to prevent the NHS from being overwhelmed, and promote vaccines and testing but also set out ‘Plan B’, a series of…

Friday Five

Redeployment of unvaccinated healthcare workers, ‘superhuman’ immunity, fall in STI levels and rise in young covid deaths – this week’s Friday Five

Unvaccinated health and care sector workers in England could be redeployed A UK government minister has suggested that unvaccinated health and care sector workers in England could be moved to back-office roles. This comes as part of a six-week consultation process on plans to mandate Covid-19 and flu vaccinations which will take views on whether…