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Update: COVID-19 Booster and Flu Jab

July 2022

All over-50s to be offered COVID-19 booster and flu jab this autumn Please find below an announcement from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) regarding the rollout of the 2022 winter flu vaccine and COVID-19 booster programme.

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Covid-19 antiviral available to more

April 2022

Thousands more vulnerable people are eligible to receive the UK’s second antiviral Paxlovid Thousands more vulnerable people in England are now eligible to receive the UK’s second oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19. The study is open to adults over the age of 50 or those aged 18 to 49 with an underlying health condition that can increase the risk of developing severe COVID-19, who have received a positive COVID-19 test result, and who are experiencing symptoms that started in the previous 5 days.

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Covid-19 Page Update

April 2022

Changes to Covid-19 Booster Guidelines and Covid Testing There have been changes to the Covid Booster Guidelines and Covid Testing.

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The Royal Society of Medicine & ARDEnt Team Webinars

February 2022

Series of Covid Themed Webinars The Royal Society of Medicine and the ARDEnt Team, have organised a webinar series covering the themes outlined in the Making The Unseen Seen report pertaining to the COVID-19 impact on rare diseases. They are available for everyone to attend, including professionals, students, patients and carers/relatives. Please see more information below, including links to register for each of the events.

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