Sunday, June 13, 2021

Boris Johnson

G7 group expected to donate 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries

Some campaign groups are already condemning the plan as a drop in the ocean.

British PM weds in ‘secret ceremony’, reports say

Around 30 guests attended the service in central London after being invited at the last minute, UK reports say.

‘Urgently needed’ Global Pandemic Radar on agenda for G20 Rome health summit

Drugmakers are also set to announce they will provide large supplies of at-cost Covid-19 vaccines to poor nations this year to try to redress a global imbalance.

British hugs allowed soon as lockdown starts to ease

The UK is now recording around 2,000 new coronavirus cases a day, compared with a daily peak of nearly 70,000 in January.

Lockdown, not vaccines, behind drop in UK Covid deaths, says PM

With conditions improving, England reopened all retail, hairdressers, gyms and pub gardens on Monday.

UK accelerates vaccine rollout with end of lockdown in sight

Britain, one of the hardest-hit countries in the world by the Covid-19 pandemic with more than 120,000 deaths, was also the first nation to begin a mass vaccination campaign, in December.

World needs treaty to avoid future pandemics, says UK PM

Johnson wants to lead efforts on a global approach to pandemics, including an early warning system.

UK eyes next vaccine phase after hitting 15-million jabs target

Ministers have also vowed to vaccinate all over-50s by May and all adults by September.

‘Hard to compute sorrow’ of 100,000 deaths, says UK PM Johnson

The UK is the fifth country to pass 100,000 deaths, coming after the US, Brazil, India and Mexico.

China condemns British PM for saying Covid may have started with ground pangolin scales

The comments, together with UK criticism of China's alleged 'horrific' treatment of Uighur Muslims have drawn Beijing's ire.

Spending splurge will make UK ‘European naval superpower again’, vows British PM

Johnson is promising a more independent and global Britain after its divorce from the European Union.

Covid-19 survivor UK PM Johnson self-isolating again after meeting with infected MP

In April, Johnson was hospitalised in intensive care for three nights after contracting Covid-19.

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