RSV: Jab for winter virus could cut baby hospitalisations by 80%, study says

RSV: Jab for winter virus could cut baby hospitalisations by 80%, study says

Prof Saul Faust, co-study leader at the University of Southampton and a consultant paediatrician, said: “These latest results show that this long-acting antibody is safe and could protect thousands of babies from hospitalisation when used in conditions similar to routine clinical practice. It is really important information for the UK to help decide on options … Read more

Hancock on variant hospitalisations despite jabs

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told The Andrew Marr Show that five people have been hospitalised in Bolton with the Indian variant of Covid-19, despite having had their first vaccine dose. He added that a “frail” person who had received both jabs had also been hospitalised with new coronavirus variant. Read more: Hancock confident jab … Read more