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Johnson unveils Covid-19 roadmap, US passes heart-breaking milestone and Moderna produces variant-specific vaccine for clinical study – This Week’s Friday Five

Johnson unveils roadmap to end England restrictions by 21 June This week, Boris Johnson unveiled a new four-step plan to ease England’s lockdown which could see all legal limits on social contact lifted by 21 June, if strict conditions are met. The Prime Minister told MPs the plan aimed to be “cautious but irreversible” and…

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Arthritis drug accelerating Covid-19 recovery, CDC double masking recommendation and vaccine passports – This Week’s Friday Five

Arthritis drug helping to save lives and speed recovery from Covid-19, trial shows Arthritis drug, Tocilizumab, has been shown to help save lives and accelerate recovery in patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19, an extensive UK trial has confirmed. The Recovery trial run by Oxford university studied 4,000 people who needed oxygen therapy but were…