The UK's Covid vaccine deployment minister, Nadhim Zahawi, confirmed England's restrictions were being reviewed but said the lockdown was already 'pretty tough'.
Zahawi told Sky News: 'The lockdown is actually pretty severe. We're asking people to stay at home, don't go out, if you have to go out it's only for exercise'
Ursula von der Leyen asks for health ministers’ reassurance that they will stick to EU’s joint strategy
Brussels is fighting to maintain solidarity over its pan-EU vaccine plan as evidence emerged of member states breaking away to strike their own deals with suppliers.
Ursula von der Leyen, the European commission president, is contacting the health ministers across the 27 member states for reassurance that they are sticking to the bloc’s joint strategy.
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With more than 22 million Americans currently Covid-19 positive, infrastructure needed to disseminate vaccine is far from complete
Joe Biden has been promising Americans that “help is on the way” since his election, with a goal of inoculating 100 million people with the Covid-19 vaccine within the first 100 days of his presidency.
Proposals would allow only Dutch residents to enter city’s 166 marijuana-selling coffee shops
Foreigners face being banned from Amsterdam’s cannabis coffee shops as part of wide-ranging plans to discourage organised crime and cut back on drugs tourism that have drawn mixed reactions from residents and business owners.
Backed by police and prosecutors, the city’s mayor, Femke Halsema, has tabled proposals allowing only Dutch residents to enter its 166 marijuana-selling coffee shops, with the measure likely to come into force sometime next year.