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Vaccine confidence fears as under-30s in UK offered AstraZeneca alternative

Experts warned of damage to confidence in the UK’s vaccine programme after 10 million adults under 30 were told they will be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca jab following concerns over rare blood clots. Healthy 18- to 29-year-olds who are not at high risk of Covid should have the option of a different jab (though only where possible), the Government’s joint committee on vaccines and immunisation said, weeks after some European countries suspended the use of AstraZeneca jabs in younger people – Guardian

Asos profits skyrocket by 253% to £106million during lockdown while High Street stores were forced to close – Mail

HSBC moves more than 1,200 UK staff to permanent home working – Reuters

Myanmar Embassy in London ‘seized’ by military – Telegraph

Father, 46, fights for his life after being beaten to a pulp when he ‘stood up for his 11-year-old son against teenage bullies’ in the park – Mail

World’s poorest nations face ‘Covid debt trap’ – Epoch Times

COMMENT

It’s inhuman that we’ve been left at the mercy of Sage’s garbage Covid models – Jonathan Sumption, Telegraph

The deadly truth about why Mayor of London’s plan to legalise cannabis is his dopiest idea yet – John Naish, Mail

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