Coronavirus UK: 60% of people in part of the Isle of Wight have had their first jab

AREA NAME TOTAL PEOPLE VACCINATED % IMMUNISED Yarmouth & Freshwater 5,451 57.46% Sidmouth Town 3,003 57.33% Felixstowe East 4,588 54.74% Selsey 5,722 53.17% Ferring & Kingston Gorse 3,153 52.85% East Preston & Rustington East 4,189 51.96% Holland-on-Sea 3,460 51.70% Collington, Cooden & Little Common 5,221 51.54% Budleigh Salterton 3,148 50.63% Meads 3,703 50.50% Saxmundham & … Read more

People receiving the J&J vaccine may not need to be watched for allergic reactions

Is the Johnson & Johnson vaccine allergy free? Experts say clinics may not need to watch patients for severe reactions for 15 minutes after getting the shot because it uses different technology from Pfizer and Moderna Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine combines genetic material from the coronavirus with the genes of virus that caused colds to induce … Read more

Coronavirus UK: 60% of people in part of the Isle of Wight have had their first jab

England’s Covid vaccine postcode lottery was laid bare today by figures that revealed towns on the Isle of Wight and in Devon have vaccinated nearly 20 times more people than an inner-city region of Sheffield. NHS statistics going up to February 21 show 90.3 per cent of all over-65s in England have had their first … Read more

People reveal the WORST moment from their day – including a woman who dyed her finger

Not their finest hour! Hilarious snaps reveal the epitome of bad luck – including a woman who shredded an envelope of cash and man who found a scorpion in his underwear People from around the world contributed their photographs to Bored Panda  An anonymous woman shared how one finger was dyed while doing her hair … Read more

Half of people showing signs of cancer delayed seeking a test during first lockdown

Half of people showing signs of cancer delayed seeking a test during first lockdown because they were worried about overstretching the NHS, study shows MPs have written to Boris Johnson warning Britain was facing a ‘cancer disaster’  Survey found almost half of people with cancer symptoms did not contact GP Health psychologist said ‘stay home’ … Read more

Family are stunned to find people raiding veg they leave out for locals – without leaving a penny

When a family of farmers set up an honesty box to help shift their produce the business model was a simple one. They left fresh veg, eggs and flowers as well as jars of jam and relish on two wooden stalls at the kerbside by their farm, in Mylor, Cornwall, along with a price list … Read more

Covid lockdown England: People ignore rules on meeting and haircuts

Boris Johnson’s cautious approach to easing restrictions quickly came under strain as lockdown-weary Britons jumped the gun on his road map and started mixing with friends.  Coffee catch-ups in the park and outdoor sport remain banned until March – but after nearly a year of draconian Covid measures people took advantage of the recent good … Read more

People aren’t waiting for your roadmap, Boris! Lockdown-weary Brits enjoy coffees with pals

Boris Johnson’s cautious approach to easing restrictions quickly came under strain as lockdown-weary Britons jumped the gun on his road map and started mixing with friends.  Coffee catch-ups in the park and outdoor sport remain banned until March – but after nearly a year of draconian Covid measures people took advantage of the recent good … Read more

Europe coronavirus: Merkel’s spokesman pleads with people to take AstraZeneca jab

Germany has been reduced to pleading with citizens to take AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine after scaremongering about the jab led people to reject it. Steffen Seibert, Angela Merkel’s chief spokesman, said this week that the British-made jab is ‘both safe and highly effective’ and will ‘save lives’ as he urged people to take it, just weeks … Read more

Vision: 360-degree images reveal how iconic tourist spots look to people with ocular conditions

An interactive tool is using 360-degree images to show how iconic tourist spots  look to those with eye conditions including cataracts, glaucoma and tunnel vision. Users can, for example, see ‘floaters’ over the Sydney Opera House, experience Times Square dimmed by night blindness and view Dubai with ‘Deuteranopia’. According to the developers at contact lens retailer … Read more